If you have varicose veins in your legs, you are right to be concerned about them. While a few people have no significant problems with their varicose veins, the vast majority of sufferers do! Varicose veins requires assessment by a vein specialist like Dr. Dohner. You’re leg discomfort may signal problems with the circulation in your legs. Fortunately, New York Skin & Vein Centers offers effective treatments that will put an end to your varicose vein discomfort.
What are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins are visible veins, typically on the legs. They often look raised, bulging, and twisted and may look blue, red, or purple. Your leg veins use one-way valves to help them move blood against the force of gravity. If these valves weaken, blood can back up in the peripheral veins, causing them to bulge and stretch. When this backflow occurs in important deep veins of the legs, you may experience aching, burning, or a range of other symptoms.