Everybody desires a soft and velvety complexion. Only a healthy skin gives these attributes to the human body. Varicose veins and spider veins damage the skin beauty radically. Enlarged, distended and twisted superficial veins, the varicose veins are both a medical and cosmetic problem. One suffering from the condition of varicose vein goes through the painful experience of ulceration, inflammation and hemorrhage. Also look of varicose vein area becomes distracting by the presence of these bluish and swelled veins.
Ask anyone and they will tell you that flawless, skin is something they truly desire. However, only skin that is truly healthy can boast of these attributes of beauty. Spider veins and varicose veins tend to damage one’s beauty. Varicose Veins that are enlarged, distended and superficially twisted are both a cosmetic and medical issue. People with these veins may also experience inflammations, hemorrhage and ulcerations. These bluish and swollen veins are no treat for the eyes.
A host of factors can cause varicose veins and they range from age, obesity, sex, genetics and also amount of strain that is exerted on one’s legs. Age is definitely the most important of all these factors. These veins tend to experience wear and tear as women age and experience hormonal changes. Women can also develop varicose veins during the pre menstruation period, during pregnancy or suring menopause. This usually starts with brownish discolouration of the skin also known as stasis pigmentation and then the veins become turned, swelled twisted and extended.
Elephantine veins could be an occurrence due to one lifestyle habits, if they sit too much or it could also develop because of a genetic condition. These large veins are found on the backs of the calves or the inside of the leg in most cases. Hemorrhoids, a type of varicose veins are formed in the vagina or around the anus during pregnancy.
However, today there is reason to rejoice, as medical breakthroughs have brought with them surgical varicose vein removal and ultrasound guided Sclerotherapy which have made lessening the pain of these veins and removing them more easy and affordable.
Traditionally if one were to remove these veins, they would have to be subjected to anesthesia, bleeding and pain. But, today, with advancements in medical science, the process of varicose vein removal has become a lot easier and painless. There are a number of processes that surgeons can deploy to remove these veins depending on the severity of the problem. While an ultrasound sclerotherapy will have to be used for a small and simple conditions, a surgical removal procedure will have to be used if the condition is more severe.
The only reason a person may have to go in for a surgical removal procedure is because the veins have been neglected for long. Slimmer veins at the beginning of the problem can easily be removed with the help of ultrasound sclerotherapy. If one has an itchy feeling in the veins, it is time for a surgical procedure to be implemented. People who are conscious about how their body looks, will often make use of the procedure as early as possible. Cost effective ultrasound sclerotherapy can remove a cluster of spider veins (smaller and slimmer varicose veins) in a very painless manner.
Varicose veins can be removed easily with laser surgery an ultrasound sclerotherapy, but in more severe cases surgical procedures like ambulatory phlebectomy and ligation (stripping) would have to be used.