Varicose vein prevention includes improving your activity level, for example, exercise with walking or other movements that will improve your circulation, elevate your feet while sitting, eat a high fiber diet to maintain regular bowel movements and maintain a healthy weight. Don't wear tight clothing or shoes with high heels. Wearing compression stockings can help to support your leg veins and assist in circulation, not crossing your legs while sitting will also help with your circulation. It is not recommended that use any form of wrapping bandages, because this needs to be done precisely and accurately to avoid injuring the already damaged veins.
Causes of Varicose Veins
There are numerous causes for varicose vein problems that include heredity, pregnancy, hormonal shifts, weight gain, prolonged standing and/or sitting, taking certain medications and if you are a woman you have a greater chance of have problems with varicose veins. But no need to fret over unsightly veins, there are many options for treating your varicose veins that will make you look and feel better.
EVLT or endovenous laser treatment utilizes the advanced technology of lasers for the treatment of spider veins and deeper, reticular veins. This procedure can be performed relatively easily right in the cosmetic surgeon's office. Lasers are extremely safe and effective on leg veins, as well as veins visible on the face, neck, and chest. The treatments cause very few side effects and you can resume your regular activities immediately following the procedure.
Sclerotherapy Injection Procedure
In this procedure, sclerotherapy injection, your veins are injected with a sclerosing solution that will make them collapse and fade from sight. This can also clear up other symptoms that you may be experiencing that are associated with spider veins, like aching, burning, swelling and night cramps.
There are numerous cosmetic surgeons in the your area who are innovative in their vein treatment procedures and can provide you with more information on varicose vein prevention. If you are experiencing problems with spider and varicose veins you can find a vein treatment center in your area now.
- Treatments & Info
- Find a Doctor
- Ask a Doctor
- Before & After