What is Vein Disease?
Did you know that approximately fifteen percent of Americans are affected by vein disease in their lifetime? Vein disease can happen when there is a damaged vein wall that obstructs your circulatory system. This allows for blood to collect and flow backward when the muscles in your body relax. No one wants that!
What are the symptoms?
- Achiness or heaviness within legs
- Enlarged, swollen, or knotted clusters of veins
- Itching skin above infected veins
- Skin discoloration
- Ulcers on the inner aspect of the ankles
- Enlarged, swollen, knotted clusters of purple veins
- Distention of superficial veins
- Generalized swelling, warmth, and redness in the affected limb
- Bluish skin color in the limb or toes
What are the causes of varicose veins?
Risk factors for varicose veins include family history, lack of exercise, smoking, prolonged sitting or standing and more.
Healthy leg veins have valves that keep blood flowing to the heart. Venous reflux disease develops when the valves stop working properly and allow blood to flow backward (I.e., reflux) and pool in the lower leg veins. If venous reflux disease is left untreated, symptoms can worsen over time.
How do I get help?
Vein disease can make many people feel embarrassed or even uncomfortable at times. Here at The Vein Treatment Clinic of Tulsa, we recognize that no one should have to experience the frustration of vein disease. That is why we want to join you in your fight against this unwanted predicament! We offer treatment plans for spider veins, varicose veins, venous insufficiency, and general vein treatment. Our team uses innovative technology to help treat patients in conditions that other facilities cannot.
How fast will it work?
The advantage of the VenaSeal procedure is that it works quickly and reduces recovery time. Symptoms improve immediately when the diseased vein has been closed. Many patients return to normal activity immediately after the procedure.
Is it painful?
Most patients feel little, if any, pain during this outpatient procedure.
If you are experiencing these symptoms or believe you are struggling with vein disease, do not hesitate to give us a call. We want you to LOOK GREAT IN 2023 and get back the life you always imagined. Call 918-398-8900 today to make an appointment.