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Q: I’m interested in varicose vein treatment but hate wearing compression stockings. Are they really necessary? A: This issue is, without question, the biggest complaint we hear with regards to varicose vein treatment. Graduated compression stockings are specialized lower extremity garments that encourage good blood flow in the veins. Wearing compression stockings does not make varicose veins go away, but they are a very effective way to help manage the problem. They alleviat