Varicose veins affect between 15-25% of all adults and approximately 50% of all people over age 50. Women have a higher incidence of varicose veins than men.
What are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins are large “rope-like” veins which are often 1/4 inch or larger in diameter. They generally grow in size over time and can result in substantial pain and complications if not treated.