Varicose Vein Center
Taichung / Kaohsiung
TEL: 04-24736366 (Taichung)
※ The treatment results may vary from person to person. Please consult the doctor before treatment.
Clinical Types //
According to Dr. Duffy's classification, there are four types of varicose veins according to their appearances.
Type 1. Telangiectasia or Spider Vein
Blue or red vessels with diameter between 0.1mm to 1.0mm.
Type 1A. Telangiectatic matting
Vessel diameter about 0.2mm, red
Type 2. Mixed telangiectatic/varicose veins
No direct communication with the saphenous system. 1-6 mm in diameter. Cyanotic or blue.
Type 1B. Communicating telangiectasia
Type 1 veins in direct communication with varicose veins of the saphenous systems
Type 3. Nonsaphenous varicose veins (reticular veins)
Vessel diameter 2-8 mm. Blue to blue-green
Type 4. Saphenous varicose veins
Usually more than 8 mm diameter. Blue to blue-green