Varicose Veins Truths vs. Misconceptions

There are a lot of misconceptions about varicose veins. This article will share some truths vs. misconceptions about vein disease that affects so many Americans.

Truth #1: Approximately 25 million people in the United States have exhibited varicose veins in their legs, which is a sign of Venous reflux disease.

Truth #2: By age 60, 70% of women and 40% of men will suffer from Venous reflux.

Truth #3: Left untreated, vein disease is progressive and can become a chronic, debilitating condition.

Truth #4: Varicose veins are hereditary, which is one of the main risk factors for vein disease.

Truth #5: Other risk factors for vein disease are obesity, an occupation that requires prolonged standing, and pregnancy.

Truth #6: If you have bulging, painful varicose veins, legs that feel heavy or restless, or unsightly spider veins, Calcagno & Rossi Vein Treatment Center can perform a variety of quick, minimally invasive procedure to make them go away.

Truth #7: Compared to vein stripping, which required hours of surgery and a long recovery, these new, miminally invasive treatments get you back on your feet the same day.

Truth #8: Most varicose vein procedures at Calcagno & Rossi Vein Treatment Center are covered by insurance as medically necessary treatments.

Call Today for a Free Screening
Call us today at 717-791-2800 to schedule an appointment for a FREE vein screening on Tuesday, September 24th or Wednesday, September 25th from Noon to 7 pm with Dr. David Calcagno or Dr. John Rossi. Each of these double board certified vascular surgeons will determine whether or not you have venous insufficiency and need a minimally invasive varicose vein procedure. Why not call today?!

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