Varicose veins are much more than just a cosmetic issue.
fact, many patients with varicose veins may have a more serious underlying
health issue that requires immediate attention.
Are Varicose Veins and Spider Veins the Same?
It is a common misconception that varicose veins and spider veins are the same.
spider veins are small, web-shaped, and appear just under the skin, they are
veins, on the other hand, are more extreme and tend to bulge out of the skin.
Who Can Get Varicose Veins?
A cosmetic issue or something more serious, varicose veins affect about 23% of people across the USA.
are many factors which may indicate why many get varicose veins, including the
are 50% more likely than men to get varicose veins
weaken as you age
are required to stand for prolonged periods of time
lead a sedentary lifestyle
have varicose veins and have noticed swelling, heaviness, aching, bleeding,
itchiness, or inflammation you will want to call a vein expert immediately.
Moreover, if you notice that your veins have become warm or tender to touch, or if ulcers develop, you should call a doctor, as this is no longer a cosmetic issue.
meet with your doctor you can discuss your treatment options.
are some of the most common treatment options for varicose veins:
· Laser IPL Therapy
Medical Adhesive Vein Closure
Endovenous Laser Ablation
doctor should be able to best identify the treatment options for your
stockings are also typically suggested as a way to manage varicose veins.
The Vein Center of Maryland
have noticed the development of varicose veins and would like to speak with an
expert, The Vein Center of Maryland is here for you.
Call (410) 970-2314 now to schedule your free vein consultation at The Vein Center of Maryland.