Varicose Veins: More Than Meets the Eye

 In General

Venous insufficiency is a common occurrence. If you have venous insufficiency, blood may pool in one area, usually in your lower legs, causing the visible swelling of your veins. Commonly referred to as varicose or spider veins, these unsightly bulges can lead to severe issues.

At Ciao Bella Vein Clinic, our team of experts can help erase unsightly varicose veins while preventing future issues from occurring. We will collaborate with you on a personalized plan to help correctly diagnose and treat the problem at its source. If you are experiencing pain due to varicose veins, discover more about the health conditions related to venous insufficiency and what you can do to prevent it.

Spider or varicose veins are frequently associated with the condition of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT happens when blood clots in deeper veins, leading to a blockage. Symptoms can include swelling and warmth to the touch. If a piece of the clot breaks off and travels to other parts of your body, such as the lungs or brain, it can lead to life-threatening conditions like pulmonary embolism or stroke.

Venous insufficiency can lead to skin ulcers and sores if pooled blood remains in one area of your body for too long. This condition may increase your risk of infection if not swiftly and adequately treated.

At Ciao Bella Vein Clinic, we believe that early intervention is vital for the best patient outcomes. We can assist in the diagnosis and treatment of your varicose veins using a variety of treatments tailored to your specific needs, including:

Sclerotherapy
Radiofrequency ablation
Performing a microphlebectomy

If you suffer from pain due to venous insufficiency, varicose veins, or spider veins, early treatment can help to ward off future health problems. The experts at Ciao Bella Vein Clinic are here and ready to assist. Give us a call or use our convenient online scheduling tool to schedule a consultation today.

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