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Typical Varicose Veins (Varicosities)

Mild posterior calf varicose veins secondary to an incompetent small saphenous vein. Symptoms of ache and itchiness

Mild – moderate posterior calf varicose veins due to underlying incompetent perforator vein and incompetent great saphenous vein. Symptoms of heaviness and tired legs after standing.

Severe varicose veins due to underlying incompetent great saphenous vein. Symptoms of pain after exercise and after long periods of standing.

Severe varicose veins due to underlying incompetent great saphenous vein. Symptoms of pain , heaviness, night cramps, itchiness, swelling and tiredness in legs.

Complicated Varicose Veins

Small Varicose Veins thigh with venous eczema lower leg

Swollen legs due to chronic venous insufficiency with visible varicose veins

Swollen legs due to chronic venous insufficiency with “hidden” varicose veins and skin pigmentation.

Chronic skin changes and pre ulceration due to untreated venous reflux.

Active skin ulceration and venous eczema due to untreated venous reflux

Complication Superficial Venous Thrombosis, chronic skin changes with pigmentation and pre ulceration.

Cosmetic Veins

Prominent blue and purple reticular veins secondary to an underlying incompetent perforator vein.

Lateral Varicose Veins and prominent medial reticular and spider veins being feed by incompetent great saphenous vein.

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