Varicose Vein Removal - 3

Updated on: August 18, 2014
If you experience varicose veins and want to get rid of them, then you should know that your vein doctor determines varicose vein removal; he or she will take into consideration your age, overall health, medical history and the extent of your condition. Your wishes and preferences will also be taken into consideration.

Varicose veins may appear raised, often are blue, and are caused by swollen or enlarged blood vessels. The blood vessels have enlarged due to a weakening in the vein's wall or valves.

Varicose veins can cause serious health issues that include:

• Phlebitis

• Thromboses

• Venous stasis ulcers

Varicose veins can also cause pain, fatigue and swelling as well as more serious conditions like blood clots and leg ulcers. Thanks to the advances in technology, the removal of varicose veins no longer requires the actual stripping of the vein, a surgical procedure that requires hospital stay, painful recovery and possible scarring from incisions and post-operative infections. Now with the latest technology at your doctor's fingertips, you have more varicose vein removal options open to you.

Varicose Vein Removal Options

• Sclerotherapy

• Ambulatory phlebectomy

• Electrodesiccation

• Laser surgery

• Intense pulsed light therapy

• Surgical ligation and stripping

There are numerous cosmetic surgeons in the your area who are innovative in their vein treatment procedures. If you are experiencing problems with spider and varicose veins you can find a vein treatment center in your area now.

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