Compression Stockings as a Varicose Vein Treatment Option

Compression stockings can help people with varicose veins by temporarily reducing the discomfort and skin damaging effects of varicose veins and spider veins. The stockings provide pressure that is greatest at the ankle and gradually decrease as they move up the leg. The increased pressure in the tissue of the lower area of the leg can help minimize swelling and promote better circulation.

Many people find their usage cumbersome. The stockings must be worn while they stand, are typically quite difficult to put on, and generally lose their compression as time goes by, thereby requiring regular replacement.

Additionally, compression stockings provide only a temporary reduction of symptoms. Although they cannot correct the underlying vein problem, some insurance companies may require a trial use of compression stockings before approving other more effective varicose veins treatment such as endovenous laser ablation or sclerotherapy for varicose veins. However, most major health insurance carriers do provide coverage for the treatment of vein disease and venous insufficiency when medically necessary.

Endovenous laser ablation and sclerotherapy for varicose veins provide two highly-effective, minimally invasive, non-surgical varicose veins treatments that are available for those who desire a more permanent solution. These therapies offer improvement to both the comfort and appearance of painful and unsightly varicose veins and spider veins.

Consultation with a specialist vein doctor can help you determine the best varicose veins treatment to provide relief for your symptoms and to provide information on these and other safe and effective therapies to treat your varicose veins and spider veins.

No scalpels or sutures are utilized in either treatment, therefore there are no long-lasting scars or keloids. There’s minimal discomfort, and most treatments are characterized as being virtually painless. With these modern therapies, most people can resume their daily activities immediately after treatment.

If you would like more information regarding varicose veins treatment, please contact the Goldman Vein Institute today at one of our two convenient locations:

Jupiter 561-625-9853 or Wellington 561-790-4550 or visit us at

At the Goldman Vein Institute, our mission is to provide our patients with comprehensive care for varicose veins, spider veins, and other conditions caused by venous insufficiency. Our highly-qualified and experienced, board-certified vein specialists, Dr. Goldman and Dr. Varghese-Goldman, combine their extensive knowledge and experience, with the latest innovations in vein treatments.

With our offices in Jupiter and Wellington Florida, the Goldman Vein Institute serves patients from Stuart, Hobe Sound, Tequesta, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, Hialeah, Sunny Isles, Bay Harbor, Bal Harbour, Miami Beach, Aventura, Surfside, Hallandale, and Hollywood, and we welcome patients across South Florida to visit our state-of-the-art vein centers, where we provide the latest in vein treatment technology.

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