Patient Quiz: Is ELVeS Right for You?
1. Have you or anyone in your family previously been diagnosed with varicose veins or venous reflux?
2. Do you have varicose veins that exhibit any of the following characteristics?
Large, bulging veins on your legs
Swollen, red, or warm to the touch
Skin discoloration or texture changes
3. Have you experienced any of the following symptoms in your legs, ankles, or feet?
Pain (an aching or cramping feeling)
Burning or tingling sensations
Tender areas around the veins
Sores or skin ulcers near ankle
4. Have you previously had skin ulcers on the leg (or areas that were slow to heal)?
5. Have you previously attempted conservative treatments without success (e.g. exercise, weight loss, elevating legs, avoiding long periods of standing/sitting, compression stockings)?
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