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Watch This Informative Video Showing Exactly How Varicose Veins Form

Last updated 6 years ago

Do you suffer from blue or purple varicose veins on your legs? These veins are actually due to blood pooling in the veins just under the skin’s surface. Watch this video on how varicose veins form to understand more about how and why they appear. 

There are several different types of veins in your legs, and when any of them become damaged, you will suffer a multitude of issues. These stem from the visual annoyance of the swollen veins, to the much more serious issue of leg ulcers. The varicose veins that you see on the surface of your legs are caused by broken valves in your veins. These valves are designed to keep blood from flowing backwards with gravity instead of towards your heart. When the veins fail to close, blood pools and the varicose veins form. 

Are you suffering from varicose veins, looking for a way to get the beautiful legs you used to have? Come see the experts at Advanced Varicose Vein Treatment of Manhattan, and learn how our treatments can give you the smooth skin you’ve been missing.


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