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Patients with painful or unattractive varicose veins have several treatment options from which to choose. One popular procedure is vein ligation and stripping, which is an outpatient surgical procedure that is normally performed using local anesthesia. This simple procedure involves either tying off damaged veins, removing damaged veins, or a combination of both. Vein ligation, or tying off of veins, can be performed on veins with minimal damage, while more severely damaged veins generally require removal through vein stripping.
Varicose veins are bulging veins near the surface of the skin and can be a symptom of issues in the deep veins of the legs; therefore, when patients seek vein ligation and stripping, or other treatment for varicose veins, vein specialists will generally perform diagnostic testing or use diagnostic imagining, such as ultrasound, to map the vein system in the legs and seek out possible underlying problems. If issues are found, more in depth procedures may be required; however, if no underlying issues are present, the patient may be a good candidate for vein ligation and stripping. This minor surgical procedure does not require lengthy downtime and patients are encouraged to participate in light physical activity immediately after the treatment session. Compression stockings must be worn after the procedure, usually for two to six weeks, but patients are typically able to return to work or normal activities within a few days.
Because varicose veins can indicate other more serious conditions, it is imperative that patients consult with a local vein specialist to determine the extent of vein damage and the appropriate treatment plan. To learn more about vein ligation and stripping, and to determine whether or not this is the right treatment for you, schedule a consultation with a vein specialist in your area.
About Bellagio Vein Clinic
The Bellagio Vein Clinic opened its Mesa Arizona facility in October of 2010. Our staff is dedicated to treating patients with varicose vein disease. We feel many of these patients would benefit from the latest developments in varicose vein care. We created a destination center for varicose vein therapy and Medical Spa services. The Bellagio Medical Spa offers other aesthetic services designed to enhance the client’s appearance.
STATE OF THE ART FACILITY
The clinic was designed specifically for the type of procedures being offered. When you come to the Bellagio Vein Clinic our goal is that you will feel relaxed and pampered. We have created a spa-like atmosphere yet maintain the highest level of safety and health standards.
Our treating personnel not only meet but exceed all training requirements for the services they provide. Each of our clinicians has been educated in the medical field and has an understanding of the pathophysiology of what they do. When you have a consult with us, we are not trying to sell you a treatment but instead we will offer you options on how to best take care of yourself. Much of our success is due to combining the right person with the right treatment. Appropriate screening is key to achieving a high satisfaction rate. We have set a high standard for our staff. We feel that is your best guarantee for safe and appropriate care.
OUR PROMISE TO YOU
We recognize that you have a choice in where you receive your vein and aesthetic care. We guarantee our staff will provide you with realistic expectations and appropriate recommendations prior to your care, safe and professional treatment during your care and will be there to address any concerns you have after your care. That is our promise to you.
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