Hard facts about varicose veins and Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Facts about varicose veins and CVI

• More than 30 million Americans suffer

from venous disease, including varicose

veins and CVIi,ii

• Only 1.9 million of those seek treatment

annually, while the vast majority remain

undiagnosed and untreated*

• More people lose work time over vein

disorders than from artery diseaseiv

• Varicose veins are the most recognizable

form of venous disease; when the condition

progresses to CVI, signs and symptoms

can include pain, swelling, restlessness and

fatigue of the legs, skin damage and ulcers