Graduated Compression – tighter around ankle and looser as they move up the leg. Helps to improve circulation & minimize swelling (reduces the risk of DVT, blood clots and varicose veins). Relieves tired, aching legs and feet & reduces muscle fatigue, recommended for early venous insufficiency. Provides lower leg support for everyday activities, flight, travel and during pregnancy. Contains no chemicals, odour-free, entirely manufactured in Europe. Colours are specially designed to cover up veins and any other imperfections of the skin. Composition: polyamide - 80%, lycra - 20%.