Self-Assessment

More than 30 million Americans suffer from venous disease, including varicose veins and a more serious form of venous disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), yet only 1.9 million seek treatment each year.1, 10 If left untreated, varicose veins can sometimes progress to become CVI with symptoms that may worsen over time. Fortunately, by diagnosing and treating varicose veins you may halt the progression of the disease. Varicose veins can be detected and treated by a vein specialist who can also perform a simple ultrasound to diagnose CVI. Take the self-assessment to see if you should talk to a vein specialist about further screening and possible treatment with VenefitTM targeted endovenous therapy.

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Find a Doctor

While more than 30 million people in the United States suffer from venous disease, only 1.9 million of them seek treatment annually.1, 10 Fortunately, by identifying varicose veins and discussing treatment options with a vein specialist, you can help halt the progression of the condition into CVI.

The physician locator directory provides contact information, categorized by zip code, for vein specialists who are trained to use Covidien’s VenefitTM targeted endovenous therapy to treat venous disease, including varicose veins and CVI. While our database is large, it is not comprehensive and does not include all physicians who offer the VenefitTM procedure. Covidien has not charged physicians to be included in the database, nor does Covidien endorse any physician or provide any recommendation of their services. Only a healthcare professional can diagnose varicose veins and CVI.

  • * Only a healthcare professional can diagnose and treat your vein problem. Use this self-assessment to help start the conversation.

  • History

  • Varicose veins are large, bulging veins, as opposed to spider veins, which are thin, branching veins just beneath the skin’s surface.
  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Risk Factors