Varicose veins

Varicose veins are dilated, often tortuous superficial veins. The knotty and shimmering blue veins not only look unpleasant but can also be responsible for aching legs and swollen ankles. Principally all veins can turn into varicose veins, most frequently affected are the superficial veins of the legs.

The name “Varicose Veins“ derives from the middle high German word “Krummader". Many people have varicose veins. Experts estimate that over 50% of all adults leg veins have already changed. With an increase in age the venous changes and also your severity grade increases.

Examination and Treatment