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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
Today there are more alternatives than ever with regards to compression garments wear. In spite of the fact that many think about the equivalent insipid, tan, exhausting compression wears that have been utilized since for what appears always, there are plenty of styles to look over (like Circaids) that can light up your appearance amid your healing process. Trust us; if you think you’ve seen everything, reconsider! The Benefits Compression Garments come in all shapes, hues, and sizes, including socks and leggings. A couple of dependable advantages of wearing these, and experiencing pressure treatment include: Better Blood Circulation – Compression stockings are prescription garments that offer gradient pressure to encourage healthy blood flow. The socks fit tighter around the foot and gradually loosen their compression as they move up the leg. The socks are designed to help your lower leg veins push blood back up to your heart, creating better blood flow in these vessels Minimized Swelling – By supporting blood flow and decreasing pressure inside your veins, compression stockings can go far in relieving symptoms like pain and swelling. Also following a lipo medical procedure, for example, Compression Garments can help lessen swelling and assist mending times. Leg Vein Support […]
Having swollen legs, with twisting, bulging veins is a normal, but uncomfortable, part of pregnancy. Usually, varicose veins all go away by the time your baby is aged one. And there are ways to ease the discomfort. Varicose veins are common during pregnancy. Wearing support tights or stockings can help with circulation. For what reason do varicose veins happen? Leg veins have one-way healthier valves to help the blood flow back to the heart. Your calf muscles pump the blood up towards your hear during walk, and the valves stop it falling back. Varicose veins develop when one of these one-way valves stop working or nor working properly. This causes the blood to pool in the veins, which stretches the vein walls and causes the veins to swell, twist and bulge. If they become large enough , you can see the bulge of them under your skin. Why are they common during pregnancy? There are 3 main reason to increase your chances of developing varicose veins during pregnancy. During pregnancy, more blood produce than usual to help your baby grow by your body. As the baby grows, your uterus presses on and partially blocks the veins that are returning blood from […]
Moving enough and staying at your ideal weight can go a long way in keeping varicose veins at bay. Many factors can increase your risk for varicose veins. The most important of these are heredity (having a family history of vein disease), age (being over 50), gender (women are more at risk than men), pregnancy, and being overweight or obese. But did you know that one of the things that can greatly increase your risk of developing varicose vein is your JOB? Clinical studies have found that if you work in one the following professions, you have a much higher varicose vein risk than those who work in other types of jobs: Restaurant workers (hostesses, waiters, cook staff) Flight attendants Teachers Office and computer workers Commercial drivers (truckers, cab drivers, etc.) Nurses, doctors, and health care workers Factory workers Cashiers and retail workers Hair stylists and barbers A teacher by profession, started experiencing aches and cramps in her legs. Her legs would also turn heavy and sore. After taking one or two classes, her ankles and feet would swell up too. She related these things to her recent menopause and dismissed them at first, believing time would be the healer. […]
One of the best ways to maintain your peace of mind is through regular health screenings, which can include something as simple as a free blood pressure check at a local discount store. Unlike a medical exam, health screenings are quick and easy and are often offered at no charge. But health screenings can also target more specific symptoms. For example, at Comprehensive Vein Care, we offer free screenings for people who are concerned about any varicose vein symptoms they may have. The screening is performed by one of our staff members and takes only 5-10 minutes. And because it’s a screening and not an exam, you don’t have to provide any insurance information or an extensive health history. It’s fast, free and convenient. If your screening indicates that you should seek medical treatment, we’ll let you know that. In rare instances, people present with more serious symptoms that require immediate attention. We’ll let you know that, too. Feel free to contact our office if you’d like to learn more about a free screening by our experienced medical staff, especially if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms: • Chronic leg pain • Fatigue (don’t want to walk upstairs) • […]
Causes for Bulging Veins Causes of bulging veins can be varicose veins that are blue or dark purple and appear near to the surface of your skin. Bulges often form on the legs and feet but can occur anywhere. You may experience bulging varicose veins after you have been standing or sitting for long periods. Varicose veins treatment in Springfield, Ohio will help get rid of these types of bulging veins. Venous insufficiency can cause protruding veins. Inside your veins is a series of valves that prevent blood from flowing backward. If these valves are not working correctly and your veins have weakened, blood will pool inside the vein. The result is a visible bulging vein. Pregnancy is a risk factor for swollen veins. When you are pregnant pressure on the veins increases and makes it hard for blood to flow back to the heart. The total volume of blood in your body is more significant during pregnancy, and this leads to bulging varicose veins. Vein walls have muscles that help keep the blood flowing back to the heart. As you age, the walls of your veins grow weaker, and blood pools in one place. This pooling blood causes distended veins. Blood clots […]
This is a most widely recognized inquiries patients asked when call to Comprehensive Vein Care Numerous patients still thinking that invasive surgery is the main answer for treating huge, bulgy veins. This idea frequently stops them from considering having their veins treated, as they would regularly identify with a horrible experience of a relative or companion who experienced this surgical treatment. Endovenous Laser Treatment which has now been accessible for a little bit over a decade in US, has turned into an extremely popular option in contrast to traditional strip surgery. T The EVLT procedure uses a minimally invasive endovenous laser to treat varicose veins and is a clinically proven alternative to traditional and painful ligation and stripping surgery. It requires no general anesthesia and offers minimal risk and shorter recovery time. The EVLT procedure uses the latest generation of EVLT® catheter, which has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States, to insert a laser fiber directly inside the faulty vein under local anesthesia. The laser delivers a precise dose of energy into the vein wall, collapsing it. This process, called ablation, cures the condition and diverts blood flow to nearby functional […]
Patients often asked us whether they can travel on a plane after their varicose vein treatment. At Comprehensive Vein Care, there is a very strict protocol in place for plane travel post treatment. This protocol will vary for Overseas Plane Travel (>4 hours on the plane) and Interstate Travel (<4 hours on the plane). Overseas Travel (>4 hours) If varicose veins are treated with either Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) or Sclerotherapy (UGS), we recommend that patients do not fly for at least 3 weeks. There are two major reasons for this: There could be an increased risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis (a leg clot) when travelling on long haul overseas trips in patients who have had varicose veins treated. This risk is amplified with smoking, with the Oral Contraceptive Pill or HRT and of course, in patients with overall poor health. It should be noted that there is an inherent, baseline risk of thrombosis that exists for ALL people flying for over 4 hours, irregardless of whether they have had treatment or not. Most patients are reviewed within 1-2 weeks following their varicose vein treatment. If there are any major concerns following their treatment, they are more likely to occur […]
- Can you travel after Vein Treatment?
- What’s New In The Treatment of Varicose Veins?
- Causes and Treatment of Bulging Veins
- Free Health Screenings Are Quick and Simple
- Jobs That Increase Your Risk For Varicose Vein
- Bulging Veins (Varicose Veins)- A part of Pregnancy
- Countless advantages of wearing compression garments.
- Free Legs Vein Screening
- 8 ways to motivate yourself to walk
- Leg Swell and Night Cramps at the end of the day?