We recognize that vein conditions are often associated with quality of life. Many vein clinics treat varicose or spider veins without medical qualifications, and with the emphasis on cosmetic appearance alone. Whether your concerns are purely cosmetic or more complex -- from spider veins to phlebitis (vein inflammation) to challenging leg pain or skin ulcers -- we have the experience, resources, and technology to address all aspects of your vein condition and help you avoid serious complications like blood clots.
Spider Veins, Phlebitis, and Other Vein Conditions
Duke’s experts work with you to review your vein symptoms and manage your overall vascular health. Duke focuses on finding the cause of varicose veins, other similar conditions, and any resulting leg pain so we can recommend the very best treatment for you.
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Comprehensive Care for Varicose Veins
Duke Health offers locations throughout the Triangle. Find one near you.
We use ultrasound imaging and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to see your veins in detail and better understand your overall vein health and blood flow. Our duplex ultrasound is specifically designed for this type of imaging. These images help us determine the most effective treatment for you.
Duke University Hospital is proud of our team and the exceptional care they provide. They are why we are once again recognized as the best hospital in North Carolina, and nationally ranked in 11 adult and 9 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report for 2022–2023.
Why Choose Duke for Your Varicose Vein Treatment
We do a comprehensive review of your symptoms to understand the source of your concern, since issues like varicose veins can be caused by complex, underlying factors.
Leaders in Vascular Research
In addition to participating in ongoing training and research, our vascular experts have helped write treatment guidelines for the American Venous Forum and Society for Vascular Surgeons, the organizations that set professional care standards for venous disease.
Pioneers in New Technology
Our vein doctors use duplex ultrasound and MRI to create detailed pictures of veins and arteries. We use laser and radiofrequency technologies to close veins more efficiently and less invasively than older methods.
Treating Both Cosmetic and Complex Circulatory Conditions
Our doctors treat every type of circulatory disease. We recommend the right treatment course for you, based on high-tech imaging findings and our experience in treating varicose or spider veins and leg swelling and pain.