Misconceptions About Vein Removal Treatments

Varicose veins may seem like an annoying and unsightly condition that not much can be done about. However, there are most certainly easy solutions to your varicose vein problems. Advances in technologies and techniques have completely changed varicose vein removal for the better.

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That means it’s no longer necessary to grit your teeth and bare the varicose veins. There are practical solutions right at your fingertips. Ashpole Plastic Surgery aims to educate you about the misconceptions on vein removal treatments.

Misconception #1: The only treatment for varicose veins is surgery which will leave a large incision scar.

While this may have been true a few years ago, today varicose veins can be treated effectively without invasive surgery. Nowadays, smaller veins can simply be treated with sclerotherapy. This involves injecting a chemical into the vein that helps the vein to close and will minimize or get rid of their unsightly appearance. These drugs are always FDA approved. Bigger veins are also treated non-surgically. An endovenous laser technique is used to solve bigger vein problems in the legs.

Misconception #2: I’ll have to undergo anesthesia and have considerable downtime if I want to get rid of my varicose veins.

Thanks to the updated technologies and techniques in varicose vein removal this is no longer the case. Your varicose veins can be treated in office with no anesthesia required. This means you can drive yourself in and out of treatment. When surgery was necessary, people had considerable downtime after the procedure was done. Luckily, this is no longer the case. Because the procedure is minimally invasive, you can return to daily activities the moment your treatment is done.

Misconception #3: Varicose vein removal is too expensive for me.

Varicose veins can be removed at almost no cost to you. Many insurances cover different varicose vein removal procedures. While you may be responsible for a co-pay or a deductible, you won’t have to break the bank to get rid of your varicose veins. Check with your insurance to see their policy on varicose vein removal procedures.

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There is no reason to put off getting rid of your varicose veins. Advances in technology mean this treatment causes no downtime and is minimally invasive. The entire process can be taken care of at Ashpole Plastic Surgery conveniently located office. Call Ashpole Plastic Surgery at 847-884-8346 to learn more!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Who is at risk for developing varicose veins?

    Women naturally have a higher chance of developing varicose veins, especially women who are pregnant. However, it is important to keep in mind that roughly 42 percent of men experience varicose veins by the time they turn 60. Family history is one of the biggest factors that determine whether or not you will develop varicose veins.

    If you don’t get your varicose veins removed, they may result in skin sores, skin ulcers, blood clots or even deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It is best to get your veins treated as soon as possible to reduce your risk of developing complications down the road.

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