What are varicose veins?

More than 80 million Americans suffer from varicose veins. Some people seek cosmetic treatment, but Vein doctor Miami can provide, the most comprehensive therapies and other venous disorders. We ensure that discomfort or aesthetic symptoms will be treated effectively and safely.

Varicose Vein & Issues

Varicose veins are veins that have been twisted and enlarged. They prevent blood from flowing backward. Our leg muscles pump the veins to return blood to our heart. When veins become varicose, they longer properly work, for effective blood flow. Other than being a cosmetic problem, they are also very painful, especially when you stand up. They can also lead to swelling, deep vein thrombosis, eczema, and lipodermatosclerosis.

Symptoms Associated With Varicose Veins:

Restless Leg Syndrome
Redness, eczema up the leg
Aching legs (worse at night or during exercise)
A skin patch around the ankle
The appearance of Spider Veins
Cramps may develop when standing
Skin discoloration
Ankle Swelling

Most vein experts have many clinical treatments and tests. Such as Trendelenburg Test– to determine your diagnosis. Patients can see a significant difference within 2 to 7 years. We can educate you about the stages and CEAP classification:

C0- No visible disease
C1- Telangiectasia
C2- Varicose Veins
C3- Edema
C4a- Pigmentation/Eczema
C4b- Lipodermatosclerosis
C5- Venous Ulcer

Causes of Varicose Veins

The cause of varicose veins is pregnancy, aging, menopause, and obesity. We can help treat and test you during these phases in your life. Varicose veins are more common in women and are sometimes, linked with heredity. Our Fort Lauderdale vein doctors can explain to you- the three main structural components of the artery, associated with varicose veins: elastin, collagen, and proteoglycans. Homocysteine permanently degrades amino acids and their proteins- collagen or elastin.

Fox Vein & Laser Experts is an excellent place for the treatment of varicose veins and will ensure an effective outcome of any treatment or test. There are surgical treatments such as as- Cryosurgery or Ambulatory Phlebectomy, which can strip parts of the vein.

Contact us today to learn more about your best varicose vein treatment options.