What is varicose veins?

Varicose veins, also known as varicosities or varicoses, occur when any vein (usually in the leg) swells abnormally. High blood pressure is the primary cause of varicose veins, which weakens the veins and causes blood to collect in the veins.
MGM Hospital CBD has skilled specialists and experts who provide personalized care for patients with varicose veins, including diagnosis, treatment, and post-operative care.



Contact us immediately if you come across any of the symtoms of varicose veins:

  • Heavy feeling in the legs.
  • Bleeding from the varicose veins.
  • Throbbing, burning feeling in the lower legs.
  • Veins turn blue or purple in color.
  • Cramps.


Causes of varicose veins are:

  • Old age.
  • Pregnancy.
  • High blood pressure.


Factors that increase the risk of developing varicose veins include:

  • Females are more likely to develop varicose veins.
  • Obesity.
  • Family history.
  • Sitting or standing for long periods.


Varicose veins can be prevented by adopting the following means:

  • Regular exercise.
  • High fiber and low salt diet.
  • Avoid tight hosiery and high heels.
  • Watch your Weight.

How is it diagnosed?

Diagnosis provided at MGM: A varicose vein is diagnosed through a physical examination. The specialist may conduct an ultrasound test if the patient is not able to walk properly. Ultrasound test helps to analyze the blood flow in the veins and find any evidence of a blood clot.MGM Hospital CBD provides various diagnostic procedures for varicose veins, including :
•Physical examination
•CT scan


How is it treated?

MGM Hospital CBD provides a range of treatment options for varicose veins, including non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures. Treatment options depend on the severity of the condition and may include lifestyle modifications, compression stockings, and medication.

The healthcare team determine the extent of the condition and develop an appropriate treatment plan.

Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT)

A laser fiber is inserted into the affected vein, which emits heat and closes off the vein. The blood then flows through healthy veins.

VenaSeal Vein Glue

The VenaSeal procedure involves the placement of a very small amount of VenaSeal vein glue into the vein through a small catheter. Once the affected vein is closed, blood is immediately re-routed through other healthy veins in the leg. Unlike other treatments, VenaSeal does not require a regional nerve block or large volumes of anaesthesia. Furthermore, there are no pre-procedures drugs involved and patients can return to their normal activities right after the treatment. Unlike heat-based procedures such as endovenous laser or radiofrequency ablation, with VenaSeal there is no risk of skin burns or nerve damage. VenaSeal does not require any immediate post-treatment pain medication or uncomfortable compression stockings.

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Interventional Radiologist
13 Years Experience

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