Varicose veins are larger and can be seen as serpentine blood vessels exiting the skin. They generally look like twisted and bulging cords on the legs. the main cause of varicose veins is the failure of the functioning vein valve and the pooling of blood.
Varicose veins occur due to excess pressure on the legs which negatively affects the leg vein valves. Due to this continuous pressure, the leg vein valves become improper leading to blood pooling inside the veins, followed by twisting, swelling, and the appearance of the rope, cord-like look.
Use of oral birth control pills
Sitting or standing for a prolonged duration
History of deep vein thrombosis, venous insufficiency, and venous blood clot
Hormonal changes during puberty and menopause
Signs & Symptoms
Leg heaviness, weakness,
& restless at night
Increased pain or
cramping after prolonged
standing or sitting
If you’re experiencing any of above symptoms, you might have a varicose vein that requires urgent attention.
treatments we offer
The good news is varicose vein can be treated effectively.
Have our vein specialist examine your legs and recommend a treatment program that works perfectly for your specific condition.