Treating Varicose Veins: What You Need to Know

Treating Varicose Veins: What You Need to Know

Varicose veins are embarrassing and painful, usually occurring in the legs. Caused by vein disease, the purple or bluish-colored rope-like appearance is the result of pooling blood within the vein. The pooling of blood occurs when the valves within the vein become damaged. Varicose veins and vein disease can cause painful symptoms in the legs such as:

  • Heaviness or Fatigue
  • Aching or Swelling
  • Itching or Burning
  • Numbness
  • Restlessness

Treating Varicose Veins

Luckily, options are available to treat varicose veins caused by vein disease. The following procedures could be the right choice for you to rid your varicose veins.

  • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation (EVRFA)
  • Sclerotherapy 

If you suffer from varicose veins, schedule an appointment with our vein care specialist Dr. Fennessy today.  Contact Family Medicine and Vein Clinic at (402) 316-4320 or learn more about our varicose vein services by clicking here.

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