Varicose and spider veins are enlarged veins that can be unsightly, uncomfortable, and, in extreme case, present a risk to your health. An estimated 50 - 55%of women and 40 - 45% of men in the United States suffer from varicose or spider veins. While spider veins rarely present any problem other than a slight discomfort in the legs, varicose veins are likely to cause sores, cramping, and other pain. A few factors which may play a part in the development of varicose and spider veins are:
At Caddell’s Laser Clinic, we offer non-invasive laser vein therapy treatments for spider veins and other unwanted veins. The use of lasers has revolutionized many cosmetic procedures, and the treatment of spider veins is no exception. Unlike previously used treatments, laser treatments are quick and effective, with little to no down time. A technician uses a hand-held laser to pinpoint the offending vein, and uses the heat of the laser to facilitate coagulation, closing the vein permanently. It may take several treatments to attain the desired effect.
However, Caddell’s does not treat varicose veins, which require more drastic measures to remove, including invasive procedures or even surgery. This is why it is so important to understand the causes of spider and varicose veins, so that you can prevent ever getting them in the first place:
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For a free consultation on the Laser Vein Therapy and how it can make a difference in your life, call Caddell's at 425-998-0181 or go to our website and request more information to start the process towards healthier, happier legs in time for summer.
In case a vein ruptures and starts to bleed it is advisable to immediately elevate your leg and compress the area. Contact your physician or seek emergency medical care immediately.