To understand vein disease, which is the primary cause of varicose veins, it’s first important to understand the venous system of the human body. The venous system is the part of the circulatory system that returns deoxygenated blood through veins back to the heart to be re-
It is estimated that at least one out of every three adults have varicose veins and usually cause few signs and symptoms. Sometimes varicose veins cause mild to leg swelling, moderate pain, blood clots, skin ulcers (sores), or other problems. Bleeding is rare in varicose veins, but if it happens it can be dangerous, so immediate medical attention by a Columbus vascular specialist is vital. As first aid it is important to elevate the leg and to apply pressure to the bleeding area.
Varicose vein treatment at our Columbus clinic, if needed, consists of compression therapy with or without additional procedures like venous ablation, sclerostent placement to relieve vein compression etc. Make appointment with our Columbus vascular specialists for more information on varicose vein treatment.
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