What are Varicose Veins?

Varicose Veins are vessels that become enlarged due to damaged valves within the vein. This damage leads to blood being prevented from flowing back up through the cardiovascular system efficiently, producing a backup of blood and causing the veins to bulge toward the surface of the skin. Aches, itching, cramping, and swelling of the legs are signs of the development of varicose veins.
Spider veins are smaller forms of varicose veins that look like spider webs or tiny tree branches. They are visible on the surface of the skin and usually of the red, blue, or purple color.
Varicose veins is largely hereditary disease, but can also be caused by aging, leg injuries or trauma, and prolonged standing. Much of this is due to a persons occupation that requires them to be on their feet for a long period of time. Hormonal factors such as puberty, pregnancy, menopause, and the use of birth control pills contribute to the development of varicose veins as well.


USA Vein Clinics achieves its high success rate in varicose vein treatments by not taking shortcuts. At USA Vein Clinics, you will be seen by one of our highly skilled and caring physicians who will develop a custom tailored vein treatment plan just for you. When treatments are performed properly (i.e. find the root of the problem with an ultrasound and eliminate it at the source), you should get long-lasting results – your varicose veins and your symptoms of venous insufficiency should disappear permanently.
The procedure for treating vein disorders is an outpatient procedure done right at our clinics. Usually, you would be able to resume your daily activities shortly after you have been treated.
Yes, USA Vein Clinics accepts most major Insurance companies and we work hard to maximize your reimbursement. Please click here for a list of insurance companies we work with. Since we constantly add more insurances to the list of insurances that we accept, you can contact our office at: (888) 768-3467 to verify if your insurance is accepted.