The 7 Facts About Varicose Veins You Need To Know

Varicose veins: two nasty little words and a beauty ailment we all hope to avoid. Unfortunately, wishing and hoping will only get you so far (and that’s not very). To dispel some myths and get the truth about leg veins, we pumped Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, co-director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery in Washington, DC, for all the information we could get. Consider yourself forewarned: we’re not sugarcoating any of it.

Keep reading for all the cold, hard facts about varicose veins.