The mission of the UCLA Gonda (Goldschmied) Venous Center is to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of venous disorders, ranging from serious disorders such as deep-vein thrombosis to common conditions such as varicose veins and spider veins. The staff is deeply committed to providing these services in an environment that not only offers the latest technology but also adheres to the highest standards of professionalism in a patient-friendly setting.
Varicose veins are abnormally dilated and tortuous superficial leg veins. Varicose veins can range from small, thin purple lines just under your skin (known as "spider veins") to thick, bulging blue veins that protrude well beyond the surface of the skin. Learn more >
Spider veins are small, thin yet unsightly clusters of red, blue or purple veins that most commonly appear on the thighs, calves and ankles. Spider veins are mild varicose veins. Learn more >