Varicose Vein Treatment Case 5

Case ID: 1005

Oblique: varicose veins of the right and left legs before and after treatment


This patient is a 50 year old female with greater than a 20 year history of varicose veins with worsening symptoms of swelling, aching pain, fatigue, and heaviness in the legs. In addition to the varicose veins in the left thigh and calf, she had skin discoloration on the right lower leg from longstanding venous pressure. Ultrasound demonstrated severe venous reflux disease in both legs. She had endovenous radiofrequency ablation and microphlebectomy on the left, and radiofrequency ablation and ultrasound guided injection on the right. The photo on the right is taken 3 months after her first visit following completion of treatment.