If you are suffering from varicose veins, leg pain, swelling or any of the symptoms associated with CVI: –Complete a self-assessment –Schedule an appointment for a vein screening If you know someone that may be suffering from varicose veins or any of the symptoms of CVI: –Educate them –Encourage them to seek treatment

Procedure Highlights

Proven results with positive patient outcomes and experience
The average patient typically resumes normal activities within a few days
Outpatient procedure
Can be performed under local anesthesia
Covered by most insurance providers for patients diagnosed with chronic venous insufficiency.  Speak with your insurance provider prior to seeking treatment.

What are the treatment options?

Conservative Therapies: Exercise
Leg elevation
Unna boot
​These therapies treat the symptoms, not the underlying cause… Surgical Treatment: Vein stripping & ligation Non-Surgical Treatments: Endovenous laser ablation Radiofrequency ablation

Varicose veins occur when the valves in the leg veins no longer function, causing blood to pool in the legs.

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Varicose veins, if left untreated, can develop into a more serious

form of venous disease called Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). Below are potential symptoms that can worsen over time:

Varicose veins are MORE than just a cosmetic issue

Varicose veins are NOT the same as spider veins

Varicose veins affect BOTH men and women

More than 30 million people suffer from varicose veins or a more serious form of vein (venous) disease called Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI).

Venous Disease and Treatment Options

Varicose veins are enlarged veins that can be blue, red or flesh colored. They are often raised above the skin on legs and look like twisted, bulging cords.

What causes varicose veins?

How is CVI diagnosed?
Central Valley Cardiovascular Medical Group

3 months after treatment


What can you do?
Your conversation with your physician will include: 
​ Current general health
Past medical history
Physical exam
​ Using ultrasound and/or other non-invasive tests, your physician will scan your legs to determine if venous disease is present

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