Are you dealing with unwanted veins along your legs that you just want to get rid of? If you are, there are many benefits to receiving vein treatment. When these veins are left untreated long enough they can lead to more serious venous conditions, such as venous diseases. When the veins are treated, in most cases they relieve uncomfortable symptoms caused by venous conditions, and can boost their self-confidence.
The two most common vascular conditions for which people seek treatment are spider veins and varicose veins. Both of them can be seen through the skin and appear to be discolored, causing a negative impact on the appearance. Varicose veins are most often seen in the legs. Spider veins, on the other hand, can develop in the legs as well, but they are just as common on the face.
Spider veins develop in the capillaries, which are smaller vessels. When these smaller vessels become enlarged, they can become visible through the skin and appear as small lines that are tangled together, like a web. Since they typically appear in bunches, their presence is more conspicuous. Consequently, their presence makes many people who have the condition self-conscious. Rarely will spider veins cause physical symptoms other than in appearance.
Varicose veins can cause physical discomforts. People with them often experience aching, stinging and itching. They can also cause swelling of the legs and ankles. These symptoms usually get worse later in the day, especially for people who spend a lot of their time standing. People who remain seated in a stationary position can have the same symptoms. These symptoms can become worse if the condition is gone untreated. In addition, the varicose veins cause bulges along the skin.
Vein treatment is very beneficial for those who want rid of their spider or varicose veins and the symptoms caused by them. They can take place in the comfort of our office, with the patient returning home afterwards. Unlike procedures like vein stripping surgery, there is no required downtime period for recovery and no general anesthesia required.
Our vein treatment is minimally-invasive. Our team offers several options for treatment at The Vein Center in Mt. Pleasant such as:
To learn more about each path of treatment offered, we encourage you to contact our office and our team would be happy to properly inform you.
Once the treatment is done, regardless of which is chosen, the treated vein begins to be absorbed by the body and will eventually be completely gone from sight over time. If you have been troubled by the presence of these veins and did not know where to turn for help, our team to explain the benefits of vein treatment to you in more detail. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to learn more about which vein treatment is best for you!