Interesting Vein Statistics

You may not know that:

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The first recorded operation for varicose veins occurred in 86 B.C. on Caius Marius.

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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”.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Veins in plants carry nutrients and water.

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

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

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We can help.

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It’s too bad General General Caius Marius was born 2000 years too early because we could have been able to help him too.