Varicose Vein FAQs
What are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins are enlarged veins located just under the surface of skin, usually on the legs. They are often easy to see as they look thick and bulging. They may be less obvious if you are overweight.
What are the symptoms of vein disease?
Typical symptoms include pain, heaviness, aching, and cramps in the legs. Swelling and easily tiring legs are very common. Restless legs may also be associated with vein disease. You do not have to have all these symptoms to have a vein problem.
How are vein problems diagnosed?
Presences of symptoms are highly suggestive of vein disease. A thorough ultrasound study of lower extremity will confirm (or rule out) the vein disease. Dr. Mohseni’s background as a diagnostic Internal Medicine specialist helps to determine whether your symptoms are due to venous problem or some other issues.
How do you know if you need vein treatment?
Varicose veins may present with large, bulging veins but most patients do not show these visible signs of vein disease. More often they present with symptoms such as pain, fatigues legs, swelling heaviness or restless legs.
How are varicose veins treated at VCLC?
Vein Clinics of Lake County offers a variety of vein treatments. These treatments include Vein ablation procedures such as Laser ablation, Radiofrequency ablation and Chemical Sclerotherapy.