Varicose veins can affect up to 30% of the population. The age of the patient, females and certain professions can mean that people are standing for long periods of time with will influence the apparition of varicose veins.
Although it is not a serious health problem, it can become very painful and esthetically upsetting.
In advanced cases they can produce serious complications such as venous ulcers.
Today the surgery for varicose veins is very much simplified, so much so that the patient can have the procedure as an outpatient and with the use of local anesthetic.
The treatments that can be used are:
- Muller Micro surgery
- Ablative Radio Frequency
- Chemical Pigmentation
These advances have made the treatment of varicose veins a very simple procedure