About Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are enlarged, tortuous veins seen in the legs and feet. They may
occur as small spider veins, or may become extremely enlarged. It is estimated that
almost 40% of people above the age of 50 years may have some form of varicose veins.
In the vast majority of patients these veins cause no discomfort or pain, although
they be potentially harmful.
In some patients Varicose veins may be responsible for