Font Size: Increase | Decrease

What tests will I need for varicose veins?

more videos from this doctor

» Watch Next Video by Douglas Stafford, MD - Can deep vein thrombosis be life threatening?

Video Overview

What tests will I need for varicose veins? The one test that is absolutely critical in order to treat patients with varicose veins is a venous ultrasound. The venous ultrasound is the tool that I use to identify the underlying problem in my patients. With the information obtained from the venous ultrasound, I can come up with a map and subsequently a treatment plan that is specifically designed for each individual patient which will ensure they get the optimal results they are seeking.

Disclaimer: The information found on this website is intended to be general medical information; it is not a medical diagnosis or medical advice. Specific medical advice can only be given with full knowledge of all of the facts and circumstances of your health situation. You should seek consultation with a doctor familiar with your medical condition. Posting a question on this website does not create a doctor-patient relationship. All questions you post will be available to the public; do not include confidential information in your question.