Conservative treatment will often not be practical for many patients, particularly due to work requirements, and progression of varicose veins may occur despite proper conservative treatment. Unfortunately, for some patients with severe deep venous insufficiency or post phlebitic syndrome, conservative treatment may be the only possible treatment option. This represents a small minority of patients with venous disease.
Support hose are
mandatory for conservative managment by insurance companites and are required post procedures, sclerotherapy and for life long managment when traveling.