Varicose veins are enlarged veins that are visible through the skin and may appear as blue or purple twisted, knot-like cords. Varicose veins can occur anywhere in the body, but are more commonly found on the legs where they often cause a feeling of heaviness, burning or pain.
At Evansville Surgical Associates, our Board Certified Vascular Surgeons offer a full range of varicose vein treatments, including sclerotherapy, stripping and micorphlebectomies, as well as a minimally-invasive, clinically proven alternative to surgical vein stripping that safely and effectively treats varicose veins using a laser.
Types of Treatment available in our Vein Clinic:
- Sclerotherapy or vein injections – a concentrated solution is injected into the abnormal varicose or spider vein to close it and eliminate discomfort.
- Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
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