How Vein Treatment Can Help?

If you’ve spent years, or even just months, suffering from the emotional and physical side effects of varicose veins, it’s about time you thought about having a vein treatment performed by an experienced Fort Lauderdale vein doctor, one who has succeeding time and time again in removing varicose veins and treating various vein conditions. That vein doctor in Miami is Dr. Susan Fox at Fox Vein & Laser Experts. Dr. Fox and her medical team have decades of experience treating veins, resulting in satisfied patients that can finally live a life free of the aching, swelling, painful side effects that plague so many people with these large, damaged veins in their legs.

Dr. Fox is a woman of many firsts: she was the first physician in Cleveland, and one of the first in the U.S., to perform endovenous laser ablation. She was the first physician in Broward County, Florida to perform a vein procedure known as ClariVein® and the first in the entire U.S. to offer the treatment. ClariVein is a first-of-its-kind minimally invasive vein treatment that involves the injection of a specially designed infusion catheter that has the ability to rotate 360 degrees within the deficient vein and dispense prescription medication that treats the affected vein. It’s incredibly effective, quick to perform, and patients can return to their day as normal without any downtime needed.

This is just one of the many vein treatments that Dr. Fox can perform to help you get your life back, and no longer live with the burden of varicose veins. In addition to ClariVein, Fox Vein & Laser Experts also offers the following vein treatments: ambulatory phlebectomy, visual sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, endovenous laser ablation, VeinGogh, and VenaSeal™.

Know about the varicose vein treatment

During your initial consultation with Dr. Fox or any one of her expert medical staff, your medical history and current health will be discussed in order to determine which vein treatment is right for you. Any one of these vein treatments can help relieve the feelings of achiness, heaviness, burning, throbbing, cramping, itching, and swelling in the lower extremities that you may be experiencing. You will be able to sit or stand for long periods of time without being in pain, which could make a world of difference for your productivity level, depending on your career and/or day-to-day activities. Vein treatments can also improve the appearance of your skin, specifically any discoloration that may be present around the area where the affected vein once was or areas that may be raised and look like bulging cords coming out of your skin.

Since many of these vein treatments are less invasive than surgical procedures have been in the past, they can be done on an outpatient basis, and you won’t have to worry about staying in a hospital or suffering through the discomfort of a long recovery period. You may be qualified to have a portion of the vein treatment cost covered by insurance, depending on your particular situation and your coverage plan; however, be sure to speak with your Aventura vein doctor first before assuming this is the case.

How do lifestyle changes work for varicose veins?

Vein treatments are certainly ideal for optimal recovery, but there are many natural at-home remedies that can contribute to improving your symptoms as well. Simple adjustments to your lifestyle can relieve pain, and keep your varicose veins and the symptoms associated with them from getting any worse. These lifestyle changes include:

  • Exercising on a regular basis, even if that means going for a short walk just to get your legs moving and blood circulating. The Fox Vein & Laser Experts team will discuss the appropriate exercises for you to do after your treatment has been completed.
  • Losing weight in order to take the pressure off of the affected veins.
  • Limiting your intake of salty foods and drinks, which could lead to excess swelling.
  • Avoiding tight clothing, especially in the area where the affected vein is located.
  • Keeping your legs elevated when possible, and switching between sitting and standing as much as you can, in order to improve blood flow.
  • Wearing the appropriate size compression stockings or socks for varicose veins to assist with blood flow and circulation.

According to the Mayo Clinic, there are also some alternative medicine remedies that claim to help with chronic venous insufficiencies, such as a Horse Chestnut, Butcher’s Broom, Grape Leaves/Sap/Seed/Fruit, and Sweet Clover.

There is always the possibility that these at-home and alternative solutions may not work for everyone. In the case that your condition is very serious, or you have tried a natural way and find you have had no real improvement, it’s time for you to call us at Fox Vein & Laser Experts. Vein conditions, if not treated properly, could lead to more complications down the road, such as a stroke and/or heart attack. If you have damaged veins, it means that blood is not circulating to the heart the way it is supposed to, and that is not something we want to ignore! Without proper blood flow from the veins to the heart, it affects how oxygen flows throughout the body. Proper blood circulation is key to our body functioning the way it’s intended to.

Vein treatments can help improve blood flow, boost the immune system, increase our well-being in general, improve the skin’s appearance, and prevent life-threatening problems from happening in the future.

Call our offices in Hollywood and Pembroke Pines to schedule an appointment with our vein experts. The team at Fox Vein & Laser Experts will happily answer any of your questions or concerns regarding your current vein condition, treatment options, and post-treatment care. We are here to help, and only have your best interest in mind! Call us at 954-627-1045 to book an appointment.

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