Many patients report vein problems that they find are worsening as time goes by. Sometimes a healthy diet and exercise don’t seem to help. In fact, some athletes find their conditions are aggravated by their sport and exercise regime. At this stage, vein treatment is a good idea.
Questions like these are Googled at least 75 times per day in NSW alone! Obviously it’s a big concern for our patients, especially if they are weighing up the pros and cons of a simple cosmetic procedure.
While there’s a whole host of vein disorders that do not show up on the surface of the skin, many are disfiguring. The unsightly appearance of vein problems is a very common concern among our patients. Most commonly, patients suffer from varicose veins in their lower legs. This condition is caused and aggravated by a number of factors – standing for long periods, blood pressure problems, and pregnancy, for example.
Pain is one of the chief reasons our patients come to us for help. A number of venous disorders are associated with pain, ranging from slight discomfort to a crippling pain. The pain might worsen under different conditions – at night or in the hotter months of the year, for example.
This checklist will help you remember the steps you need to take to ensure a positive outcome after treatment. Please read it carefully and make sure you carry out all the necessary requirements.
Treating vein disorders is remarkably low-risk. You are diagnosed and treated according to a carefully planned Leg Vein Treatment Cycle, and first up is a comprehensive diagnostic process involving in-depth consultation alongside doppler and ultrasound imaging. Your assessment establishes the type and extent of the treatment you need, which in turn determines the level of risk to which you’ll be exposed.
As with any therapeutic technique, sclerotherapeutic procedures may cause complications. The over-all risk associated with these procedures compares very favourably with surgery. It is important to remember that with a sclerotherapeutic procedure, no anaesthetic, no hospitalisation, and no time off work or physical activities is required.
Here you will find detailed answers to your questions about sclerotherapy – a treatment commonly used to treat venous disease.