Varicose vein disease affects people of all ages. At Iowa Vein
Center, more than 16% of all the procedures are on patients over 65
years of age. The sclerotherapy or injection treatment for smaller
veins or minor surgical procedures under local anesthesia for larger
veins, minimize the risk and maximize the result with immediate
discharge and re-assuming of activities immediately.
Patients are up and walking before they leave our
office, and in most cases, are able to work or resume regular activities
the next day. The discomfort is usually minimal with very little pre
or post operative care required.
If you think you are too old to treat your varicose
vein disease, you're not. Call us about an evaluation today. Most
insurance companies and Medicare will cover medically necessary varicose