Varicose Veins Directory
Varicose veins usually appear on the legs as raised, swollen, twisted blood vessels that can be seen through the skin. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes varicose veins, what they look like, how to treat them, and much more.
The Basics of Varicose Veins
Learn more from WebMD about the causes of varicose veins, a problem that affects up to 60% of all Americans.
Varicose Veins Treatments
Learn more from WebMD about medical and nonmedical treatments for varicose veins.
Varicose Veins Symptoms
Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of varicose veins.
Do I Need Surgery for Varicose Veins?
From ablation therapy to vein stripping, learn about the possible surgical procedures for your varicose veins.
New Treatments for Varicose Veins
The real, working venous system for the legs lies deeper within the leg. This is good news, because it means that if the surface veins become varicose, they can be removed or destroyed without ruining circulation to the leg.
Spider Vein-Free Legs Can Be Yours
A safe and easy treatment for spider veins, sclerotherapy, causes veins to clump together or clot and become less apparent.
No More Cover-Ups
What's sarong about your body? Nothing that a few products and procedures (and sit-ups) can't take care of in time for fun in the sun this summer.