Laser Treatments of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are enlarged veins of flesh, dark or blue colors.

Spider veins are very similar to varicose veins, with the difference that they are smaller.

Varicose vein begins as no more than a visible problem but it can turn into, over time, to fatigue, leg swelling, painful rashes, severe venous insufficiency, sores or skin ulcers.

The reduced blood flow to your legs forces your legs to become tired easily and quite often make them feel as heavy as bricks. If left untreated the varicose vein could get risky to the point of starting leg ulcers, impaired walking, leg cramps and blood clots.

Many factors increase the chances of developing spider or varicose veins:

  • Ageing
  • Family members with history of vein problems
  • Hormonal changes
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Sun exposure

See your doctor if the varicose vein has become warmer, red, tender or swollen. And also if you have sores or a rash on the leg.

Your doctor might prescribe you one of the available treatments exists such as:

  • Sclerotherapy (most common treatment)
  • Laser surgery (new technique)
  • Endovenous Techniques (radiofrequency and laser)
  • Surgery (Endoscopic vein surgery, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Surgical Ligation and Stripping)

Current cures for spider and varicose veins have a high success rates compared to previous traditional surgical treatments.

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