Are Varicose Veins a Concern for Men as well as Women?

Most men are surprised to learn that they can suffer from vein conditions that they thought only affected women. Though most of the cosmetic conditions such as spider veins, affect mostly women, other venous conditions occur in men equally.

As many as 15% of men ages 40-79 suffer from venous disease, and more than 40% of men in their seventies are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins are not just a cosmetic concern. They can lead to discoloration, skin ulcers, and bleeding.

Men with venous insufficiency usually can be seen with bulging veins in their lower legs. Some symptoms may include:

 
Remember…These are not COSMETIC concerns like you think or have been told.

At Advanced Vein and Vascular we offer minimally-invasive procedures as a first step to treating varicose veins, and venous insufficiency. These procedure options are done on an outpatient basis in our state-of-the-art vein center.

 

Options for Treatment

 
Contact us if you have any questions regarding your varicose veins.

Author
Merwin Richard

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