What Are Venous Leg Ulcers?
It’s important to get treatment for any unhealed wounds that form on the legs.
What Causes Venous Leg Ulcers
Venous leg ulcers are caused by high pressure in the lower leg veins, called venous hypertension. When this pressure continues, it damages the skin, which breaks down and forms an ulcer. This video explains more about venous leg ulcers, why they form and what you can do about them.
Treat the Veins That Feed the Ulcers
With Varithena, you can treat the symptoms of the underlying cause of certain kinds of advanced venous disease. Treatment focuses on eliminating the diseased veins, and blood flow is redirected through healthier vessels.