Varicose Vein Patient Education Video
What are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins happen when veins just underneath the skin’s surface are damaged and become swollen and overload with a lot of blood.
Veins are blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Arteries carry blood away from the heart to your body parts.
Varicose veins are most prevalent in the legs. In around half of cases, the condition is hereditary and most likely is identified as a weakness veins’ walls or the valves inside veins that keep blood from moving flowing.