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Many sufferers of varicose veins will refrain from wearing shorts or clothes that expose their legs, embarrassed by the appearance of their bulging veins. All too often we hear from patients who have been putting off treatment assuming that surgery is the only option. This couldn’t be further than the truth. At The Vein Institute,…

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If you have been thinking about treating your varicose veins, you may have heard that they can’t be cured or that some treatments have a high recurrence rate. While this is somewhat true, there are a number of reasons why your damaged vein may return so we have pulled together a few tips that might…

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1) How common are varicose veins during pregnancy? If you don’t have varicose veins before you’re pregnant, the good news is that you’re less likely to develop them. Two out of three women (60 to 70% ) go through their pregnancies and give birth without the appearance of varicose veins. The bad news is that…

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