Led by Medical Director Dr. Douglas Roese and Dr. Jason Christie, the Vein Clinic of SIS offers the highest levels of surgical care throughout southern Indiana and the state.
Millions of Americans are affected by varicose veins: abnormal, visible veins that develop beneath the skin.
- Pain in the legs
- Swollen, visible veins in the legs
Women (are a 4-to-1 greater risk than men)
People who sit a lot, particularly with crossed legs; also, people who are on their feet for much of the day, particularly on harder floors
Obesity increases risk.
Veins become more frequent with age.
It is estimated 1 in 10 mothers will develop varicose veins.
Depending on the severity of the varicose vein, we will treat it in one of three ways: