What are varicose veins?

More than 80 million Americans suffer from varicose veins. Some people seek cosmetic treatment, but Vein Clinic 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 veins are veins that have been twisted and enlarged. They prevent blood from flowing backwards. Our legs 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.

Listed below are the 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
* Appearance of Spider Veins
* Cramps may develop when standing
* Skin discoloration
* Ankle SwellingMiami Vein Doctor

Most vein experts have many clinical treatments and test. 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- Telangectasia
C2- Varicose Veins
C3- Edema
C4a- Pigmentation/Eczema
C4b- Lipodermatosclerosis
C5- Venous Ulcer

The cause of varicose veins are: 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 doctors can explain to you- about the three main structural components of the artery, associated with varicose veins: elastin, collagen, and proteoglycans. Homocysteine permanently degrades amino acids and it’s proteins- collagen or elastin.

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