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Varicose vein problem can be successfully treated using one of the advanced techniques such as VenaSeal or ClosureFast. These techniques avoid the need for aggressive surgery. In any case, a varicose vein treatment will require some preparation beforehand to ensure a safe and effective procedure.

Varicose veins are diseased or abnormal blood vessels that have become dilated and swollen. These large, bulging veins are usually seen in the legs.
They are typically red or purple in color, and run through the length of the legs, just under the skin surface. Varicose veins can affect anyone, but are more commonly seen in women in the age group of 30 to 70.

Varicose veins are a common problem for women, but may also occur in some men. During the initial consultation, the vein specialist will carefully examine and diagnose the varicose vein problem. They will evaluate the patient’s medical and family history to determine the underlying cause of the occurrence of the diseased veins.

Varicose veins typically appear swollen and raised, and have a blue, purple, or red color. They can sometimes be painful. During the initial consultation, the vein specialist will perform a detailed diagnosis to determine the exact nature and extent of varicose vein problem. Based on the diagnosis, they will recommend the most appropriate treatment.