to Dr. Begos
who was selected again as one of of Boston’s top doctors by Boston Magazine in 2015
CSA Vein Center
receives accreditation by the IAC:
CSA is the first vein practice in Northeast Massachusetts to be fully accredited as a Certified Vein Center by the IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission).
at the Commonwealth Surgical Associates Vein Center are dedicated to our team approach to
There have been major and exciting advancements in this field over the past few years in our understanding and treatment of varicose veins and their symptoms. This has allowed us to make great improvements in our ability to eradicate these problematic and unsightly veins and eliminate their symptoms. Our team of doctors, nurses and technologists are confident that you will find our unified approach comprehensive and comfortable.
As we begin to discover the basis of your vein problems, we would like you, the most important member of the team, to join with us and understand how varicose veins form, what they do to your legs, what you can do to help yourself, and what we will do to help you. Please feel free to explore our web site for information you may find useful, and contact us if you have any questions.
You have three kinds of veins in your legs: the superficial veins, which lie closest to your skin; the deep veins, which lie deep in the leg and are surrounded by muscles; and perforating veins, which connect the superficial veins to the deep veins.
In your legs, 80–90% of the blood is carried by the veins that are
surrounded by your muscles. These are called the “deep veins.” The
superficial veins are smaller and travel just under your skin and in the
fatty tissue between your skin and your muscles. There are many extra
superficial veins, and none of them is essential to the function of your