Home > Vascular Disease > Varicose Vein Prognosis Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 04, 2008 by JDeitch, Views: 5186 The prognosis for varicose veins is excellent. After a patient undergoes treatment for varicose veins, the recurrence rate is low. When varicose veins do recur, they can usually be re-treated successfully. Dr. Jonathan Deitch, the Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Beth Israel Med. Ctr., discusses the prognosis of varicose veins.