Varicose veins as either a cosmetic concern or a chronic health problem, are common with more than 3 million US cases/year. And they are common in those 19 years of age or older.
For many people, there are no symptoms and varicose veins are simply a cosmetic concern but aching pain and discomfort can signal an underlying circulatory problem.
- Varicose veins can be chronic and can last for years or be lifelong
- Lab tests or imaging not required
- In most cases, treatment is covered by insurance