Varicose Veins

Difference b/w normal and Varicose Veins

 

Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins. Any superficial vein may move toward becoming varicose, however the veins most ordinarily influenced are those in your thigh & leg.

 

Symptoms of Varicose veins:

  • Enlarged (Dilated) veins that are visible on skin
  • Swelling over leg, ankle & feet
  • Heaviness & soreness in the leg, specially in evening or after exercise,
  • prolonged standing
  • Muscular cramps, especially at night
  • Itching & dryness over skin in leg, black pigmentation
  • Active bleeding & sometimes ulcer

 

Treatment:

It Depends On

1. Severity of patient’s symptoms (Symptomatic or Asymptomatic)

2. Stage of the disease (Varicose veins)

Available treatment options:

  • LASER Ablation of varicose veins
  • Radio-Frequency Ablation (RFA) of varicose veins
  • Foam Sclero Therapy for non truncal veins & reticular veins
  • Endovenous Glue (Venaseal) Therapy

 

Advantages of Endovenous ablation

  • Day care procedure
  • Local or regional anesthesia
  • No surgical incision, only small puncture
  • No major complications
  • No rest required
  • Mobilization from evening of surgery onwards

 

Spider Veins:

Spider veins are like varicose veins, however they’re littler. These veins are discovered nearer to the skin’s surface and are regularly red or blue in color.

Spider veins happen on the thigh, leg, yet can likewise be found on the face. They differ in size and regularly resemble a bug catching networks.