My treatment results made one spot disappear within 24 hours. It’s only been three days and the other areas already look better too. The treatment works, it was not painful and I was in and out in less than an hour. Thank you!
Swollen, damaged veins visible just under and protruding up above the skin’s surface are known as varicose veins. This vein disorder is caused when blood is not flowing correctly. For most people, varicose veins are simply unattractive and unpleasant. For others, however, varicose veins could be a symptom of a larger problem. That’s why the varicose vein specialists at Total Vein Treatment Centers in Dallas and Plano stress the importance of proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment for our patients.
Varicose Vein Care
Dr. Jerome Naifeh and his highly skilled team of vein specialists can provide you with the most accurate diagnosis and specific treatment options using the latest tools and techniques in the industry. Along with being a vein specialist, Dr. Naifeh utilizes techniques such as phlebectomy, foam sclerotherapy, VNUS vein closure using radiofrequency ablation, and more.
Varicose Veins Causes
Varicose veins are typically caused by genetics, obesity or pregnancy. They may also be caused by one or more of the following factors:
- Age factors
- Damage to leg veins
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Hormonal changes
- Valve failure from venous reflux disease
- Increased pressure on the legs
- Too much standing for extended periods without shifting weight
Varicose Veins Symptoms
Many people are able identify varicose veins by the noticing the presence of twisted, bluish, swollen veins just beneath the skin. However, others might have symptoms including:
- Leg pain
- Heavy legs
- Dull ache in legs
- Throbbing or cramping
- Itchy skin over varicose veins
- Skin discoloration over the veins
- Mild swelling in the feet, ankles or calves
Varicose Veins Treatments
There are many conservative treatment options for varicose veins. These include support stockings, proper skin hygiene, consistent walking and weight loss as needed. However, when these treatment options are not working, surgical treatment options are available. Those may include:
Whether you are considering conservative options or surgical options, select a vein surgeon who has the experience and training needed for a successful outcome. Dr. Naifeh will do a complete consultation and exam, and may suggest tests such as ultrasound or angiogram to test the blood flow in your veins.