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Video: INDICATIONS Varithena (polidocanol injectable foam) is indicated for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins, accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system above and below the knee. Varithena® improves the symptoms of superficial venous incompetence and the appearance of visible varicosities. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION The use of Varithena® is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to polidocanol and those with acute thromboembolic disease. Severe allergic reactions have been reported following administration of liquid polidocanol, including anaphylactic reactions, some of them fatal. Observe patients for at least 10 minutes following injection and be prepared to treat anaphylaxis appropriately. Intra-arterial injection or extravasation of polidocanol can cause severe necrosis, ischemia or gangrene. Patients with underlying arterial disease may be at increased risk for tissue ischemia. If intra-arterial injection of polidocanol occurs, consult a vascular surgeon immediately. Varithena® can cause venous thrombosis. Follow administration instructions closely and monitor for signs of venous thrombosis after treatment. Patients with reduced mobility, history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, or recent (within 3 months) major surgery, prolonged hospitalization, or pregnancy are at increased risk for developing thrombosis. The most common adverse events observed were pain/discomfort in extremity, retained […]
This video shows complete symptoms, cause and side effects of Varithena Procedure with before and after photos. INDICATIONS Varithena® (polidocanol injectable foam) is a prescription medicine used to treat varicose veins caused by problems with the great saphenous vein (GSV) and other related veins in the leg’s GSV system. Varithena® improves symptoms related to or caused by varicose veins, and the appearance of varicose veins. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION You should not be treated with Varithena® if you are allergic to polidocanol or have clots in your blood vessels. Severe allergic reactions have been reported in people treated with liquid forms of polidocanol and some patients have died from these reactions. Varithena® is a foam made from polidocanol. A healthcare professional will observe you for signs of allergic reactions for at least 10 minutes after you are treated with Varithena®. Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have arterial disease (a disease of the blood vessels) have reduced mobility have a history of blood clots in the veins or lungs have had major surgery in the past 3 months have recently had a long hospital stay are pregnant or have recently been pregnant. The most common […]
Chronic venous disease (CVD) runs the gamut from small, dilated veins in the skin, which are often referred to as “spider veins”, to chronic inflammation of the lower leg, and even skin ulceration. Somewhere in the middle is varicose vein disease and chronic swelling of the lower leg due to venous hypertension. Although these problems may be viewed by the patient as a “mixed bag” of disorders, they actually represent a spectrum of progression in the severity of chronic vein disease. Chronic venous disease is a common medical condition, affecting about 20% of the adult population in developed countries. The most accepted risk factors for CVD include age greater than 65, female gender, a family history of vein disease in your parents, pregnancy, and obesity. Having more than one of these risk factors significantly increases your risk for this problem. The role of smoking, high blood pressure, and sedentary lifestyle in CVD is controversial. One study has suggested tight garments may contribute to CVD. Leg crossing is often cited as a risk, but there is no proof that this is a significant contributing factor to vein problems. To date there are no good studies that have proven that chronic venous […]
Would you be able to Dance with Varicose Veins? Are varicose veins stopping you from dancing ? Discomfort or pain can put varicose veins sufferers off exercises which they may feel would exacerbate the veins, however this could be counter-painful. Varicose veins can cause hurting, agonizing, worn out, substantial, anxious and swollen legs. However there are numerous medical advantages from dancing. It’s an extraordinary method to boost circulation and additionally enhancing muscle control, balance, quality and flexibility. Working up more grounded calf muscles helps circulation from the legs to the heart, which enhances vein health. If your varicose veins are gentle, dancing is probably going to help deal with the side effects and furthermore keep them from worsening. On the off chance that in any uncertainty,seek medical advice.. Does Dancing Cause Varicose Veins? Dancers sometimes have prominent varicose veins, but the condition does not affect dancers more than any other profession. The main risk in varicose veins is genetic. Other risk factors include standing or sitting still for long periods of time, pregnancy, age and obesity. These tend to be opposed to an active hobby such as dancing. Dancing does promote a lean body shape and this can mean […]
A third of us suffer from varicose veins, but few really know the facts. Here we shatter some common myths. Myth #1: Standing Cause varicose veins No, it doesn’t. Its all down to Mum and Dad. There is an 80% chance that you will get veins if you have a family history of veins. If you are female there is a 40% chance you will have abnormal veins compared to a man who has only a 15% chance. Myth #2: If you can’t see varicose veins, you haven’t got them One-third of us have venous disease affecting our legs. But only half of us will know it because of visible lump y-bumpy varicose veins on the skin. Aching and heavy feeling legs that swell or itch are often the first indication of venous disease with more complications gradually occurring. Myth #3: You can prevent varicose veins No, you cannot unless you live in a space station. The only way to reduce your risk of getting them in the first place is to get yourself different parents who haven’t passed on the gene for them! Myth #4: Crossing your legs causes varicose veins No, it doesn’t. This myth stems from […]
One of the key factors in the development of varicose veins is a sedentary lifestyle, since inactivity slows circulation and allows blood to pool in the lower limbs. Introducing a bit more activity into your lifestyle is a great way to combat this, and it’s something we should all be thinking about regardless of age. Today I’m discussing the best exercises for preventing varicose veins. Best Exercises for Spider Veins and Varicose Veins In fact, a study published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) showed that Americans move far less than we did just 20 years ago. Currently, 52% of women and 43% of men report participating in no leisure-time activities. Add to that the fact that almost 86% of American workers are sitting at their full-time jobs, and you have a population that’s getting almost no exercise. Instead, we’re on our digital devices, watching television, or sitting and eating — all of which contribute to obesity and heart disease, as well as varicose and spider veins. Walking This seems a bit obvious, but walking is critical for preventing varicose veins! Walking causes the calf muscles to contract and relax, helping to push blood up from the legs. […]
When self-improved estimate such as workout, raising your legs or wearing compression stockings have flopped, there are numerous options available for the controlling of diseased, superficial (saphenous) veins. It takes a vein specialist to perceive which saphenous veins have an underlying problem. After a consultation with one of our board-certified vascular surgeons and an ultrasound evaluation, we’ll recommend a personalized treatment plan that’s right for you. Endovenous thermal ablation techniques Thermal ablation is an advanced, minimally invasive method with excellent results for treating the saphenous veins. It has been available for over 15 years and has replaced traditional vein stripping surgery for the vast majority of patients. With the help of ultrasound for guidance, a small catheter (thin, flexible tube) is placed in the vein. A local anesthetic (lidocaine) is released around the vein to provide comfort during the procedure. Then the catheter is slowly pulled back to deliver heat to injure the vein wall and close (ablate) the vein. Once the diseased vein is treated and closed, blood flow is restored to the normal surrounding veins and symptoms improve. Another option, which is offered to patients at the Center for Vein Care, is mild sedation for a truly pain-free […]
What are varicose veins? In the human body, a disease called “varicose veins” is often manifested and progresses. This disease is caused by insufficiency of the valve apparatus of the veins and leads to an increase in intravenous pressure and, as a result, varicose dilatation of the vein branches occurs. Such varicose veins can occur for various reasons and affect different organs of the human body. Most often, the disease affects the veins of the lower limbs, veins of the pelvis, veins of the testes. Separately, it should be noted varicose veins in the presence of malformations (congenital anomalies of development). Needless to say that in addition to the harm to health, the disease is problematic from an aesthetic point of view. Especially for women. What populations suffer from varicose veins? What causes development and what are the risk factors? The most frequent manifestation of varicose veins – varicose veins of the lower extremities and pelvis in women and testicular varicose veins in men. According to statistics, every second woman and every fourth man suffer from this disease throughout their lives. Risk factors that cause varicose veins in women are pregnancy and childbirth, and in men – injuries and active sports, for example, with […]
Why do the legs swell at the end of the day and there are night cramps? Let’s say right away: there are several answers to this question. The answer is correct, why exactly you have swelling or convulsions can only doctor after a personal examination, history taking and examination. First, let’s look at the terminology. Edema is the accumulation of excess fluid in soft tissues, and cramp is an involuntary contraction of muscles. Of course, the combination of these two unpleasant symptoms suggests the thought of impaired venous outflow. Did your parents have varicose veins? Are your veins okay? Are there any visual manifestations of protruding veins or vascular mesh? Do you belong to the “risk group” of venous diseases? In any case, we repeat, we recommend that you consult a doctor and find out the exact cause of edema and seizures. Swollen legs are not always a symptom of serious illness. So your body can react to stress, for example, during a flight or a walking trip for too long. In addition, many pregnant women, overweight people, office workers, leading a sedentary lifestyle face this unpleasant phenomenon. Let’s briefly examine the causes of edema of the lower extremities. Uncomfortable shoes lead to swelling: high heels, too tight or too […]
We all know that walking out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can’t find the motivation. It happens to the best of us. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a motivated newbie just trying to get started, there are plenty of days when you just don’t feel like doing anything, much less like going for that walk. Sometimes, life gets busy, the weather gets ugly, and the temptation to watch Netflix instead of lacing up and heading outside can be stronger than the will to work out. Here are eight tried and tested tricks to motivate you to get out the door when you just don’t feel like going for a Walk.
Celebrating over 10 years in the vein care industry, Comprehensive Vein Care will be conducting a free screening session on Friday, 5th April 2019. Our free vein screenings are extremely beneficial for early detection of varicose veins or other vein diseases. The earlier vein problems are identified, the better chance you have toward complete recovery. What to expect? A vein screening session is conducted for early diagnosis in case of the possible presence of varicose veins or other vein diseases. Exam is non-invasive and consists of a visual assessment only. A detailed evaluation is done to gather detailed information in case of needed to develop an actual treatment plan. The visit includes a detailed diagnostic ultrasound, in addition to reviewing medical history, current symptoms, medications, etc. How to schedule a free screening? Call us to schedule a FREE vein screening on (937) 325-3830
- Free Legs Vein Screening
- 8 ways to motivate yourself to walk
- Leg Swell and Night Cramps at the end of the day?
- The latest methods of treating Varicose Veins
- Some Treatment Options for Saphenous Veins
- Some best exercises to prevent varicose veins
- Top 10 Varicose Vein Myths-Busted!
- Have you eliminated dancing due vein disease?
- Can vein disease be prevented?
- All About Varithena