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Varicose Veins

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Varicose Vein Treatment and Care

Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that are filled with an abnormal collection of blood and cause pain for many people. Any vein may become varicose, but they most commonly occur in the legs and ankles due to the pressure standing and walking add to the veins of the lower body.

Spider veins - a mild variation of varicose veins - are often a precursor to varicose veins.

Treatments for varicose veins vary from cosmetic to life-saving procedures. In some cases, varicose veins can be treated with lifestyle modifications or compression stockings. However, when these treatments don't work, surgery may be necessary. There are various surgical procedures for treating varicose veins.


Our Varicose Vein Team

Virtua provides a team of physician specialists from cardiology, interventional radiology and surgery who all specialize in vascular medicine. By collaborating, the Virtua team offers each patient personalized treatment options.

Virtua specializes in laser treatment for varicose veins. Treatment is offered in a hospital and office setting.

For more information, call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823).

Virtua locations specializing in Varicose Veins