Varicose Veins

Birmingham Vascular Associates, P.C.’s Vascular Physician’s and Vascular Surgeons commonly treat Varicose Veins in Medical Centers across the Greater Metro Birmingham AL area. Varicose veins are swollen veins that you can see through your skin. They often look blue, bulging, and twisted. Left untreated, varicose veins may worsen over time. Varicose veins can cause aching and feelings of fatigue as well as skin changes like rashes, redness, and sores. As many as 40 million Americans, most of them women, have varicose veins.

How are varicose veins treated?


Varicose veins may sometimes worsen without treatment. Our vascular physician will first try methods that don't require surgery to relieve your symptoms.
If you have mild to moderate varicose veins, elevating your legs can help reduce leg swelling and relieve… Continue reading

What are Varicose Vein Symptoms?


If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel heavy, tired, restless, or achy.
Standing or sitting for too long may worsen your symptoms. You may also experience night cramps.

You may notice small clusters of veins in a winding… Continue reading

What are Varicose Veins

Arteries bring oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body and veins return oxygen-poor blood back to your heart.

Varicose veins are swollen veins that you can see through your skin. They often look blue, bulging, and… Continue reading