Most people likely understand how bothersome, uncomfortable or even painful varicose veins can be. They can truly impact the quality of your daily life, which is why our team here at Chesapeake Vein Center & MedSpa is dedicated to treating varicose and spider veins, as well as other vein-related concerns. One such concern, however, can be quite severe and is the sign of extensive vein issues. We’re talking about venous reflux disease, also known as venous insufficiency, and specifically venous leg ulcers, which are typically the worst symptom people can experience from venous reflux disease.
If you are experiencing open sores on your legs or ankles, we encourage you to reach out to us immediately at (757) 819-7633 and we can help you get the top-quality treatment you need and deserve. Our medical director, Dr. Surya Challa, is a board-certified general surgeon and acclaimed vein specialist who has been performing varicose vein procedures for 12 years. He has performed over 2,000 procedures! He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and is a registered phlebology sonographer.It is our goal to make sure all of our patients have the chance to be informed about their conditions and symptoms. With that in mind, here is what you should know about venous ulcers: