Varicose veins are a common, unsightly, and often uncomfortable condition that affect many Americans.  Sheila Coogan, MD, Vascular Surgeon with UTPhysicians, a part of UTHealth Science Center at Houston recently sat down with KPRC Channel 2 News in Houston, TX to discuss causes, symptoms, and treatment options for varicose veins.  During the interview, Dr. Coogan’s patient, Ellen Svestad talked about her own experience with old methods of treatment, as well as her more recent and successful outcome with Dr. Coogan and the treatment method of radiofrequency.  Dr. Coogan says she chooses the best treatment plan, depending on the patient.  Watch the full segment online by clicking here.