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Interesting Vein Statistics

You may not know:

The first recorded operation for varicose veins occurred in 86 B.C. on Caius Marius. Being a stoic general, he refused to cry out during this first vein operation but reportedly declared at the end of his procedure, “I see the cure is not worth the pain”. Today, with minimally invasive procedures done under local anesthesia, your varicose veins can be fixed in less than an hour and you can return to work the next day.

Varicose vein creams are useless and are a waste of money.

Spider vein creams are useless and are a waste of money.

Humans who walk on our hind legs are more prone to varicose veins than any other animal.

Approximately 60% of all men and women will suffer from some kind of vein problem during their lifetime.

Over 40% of women will develop abnormal veins by the age of 60.

Hormones during pregnancy cause the vein walls to relax and enlarge.

The word varicose comes from the Latin word, varix, which means twisted.

Horses rarely develop varicose veins but their veins may swell and bulge.

Veins in plants carry nutrients and water.

Capillaries around the nose and face can be easily treated using intense pulsed light energy.

You don’t have to suffer the pain and embarrassment of unwanted veins any longer. We can help.