Nothing feels worse than having an ability taken away from you. Unfortunately, we only realize the ability’s worth once it is taken away from us. For instance, when have you ever thought that wearing a pair of shorts or even a short skirt or dress and ability? Well, it is important to note that there are people who have conditions in their legs that cannot allow them to wear these comfortably. One such condition is varicose veins
What is varicose veins?
Varicose veins is a condition where certain veins stop functioning right, and they become twisted causing a back flow of blood. This causes them to swell and turn purple and become painful. The condition mostly affects the veins in the legs or inner arm and can be quite uncomfortable as they, as mentioned above, can be quite painful. Varicose veins can be caused by having an inactive lifestyle, pregnancy, standing for too long hours per day and even fast weight gain.
How can this condition be treated?
There are several treatments proposed by different doctors and even scientists. These methods include surgery (vein stripping), radio frequency ablation, laser therapy, ambulatory phlebectomy and Sclerotherapy. If you are looking for the least uncomfortable and least painful process, Sclerotherapy is your method of choice.
How does Sclerotherapy work?
By definition, Sclerotherapy is non-surgical procedure that involves the injection of a solution into the affected veins. This solution kills the veins causing them to collapse and lose function. Once they stop working, the body disposes them and thus gets rid of the problem.
Sclerotherapy Des Plaines offers you the procedure under the able hands of specialised vascular surgeons and doctors. The procedure takes a few minutes (15 to 30 minutes) each time and may be done over a period of time to have full success. Depending on the level of effect, the procedure may be repeated severally until all the affected veins are gotten rid of.
What to do prior and after the procedure?
Good Sclerotherapy Des Plaines doctor will explain to you what to do and avoid prior to the procedure and what also to do or avoid after. For instance, prior to the procedure, your doctor will advise you to keep away from certain drugs that may affect the process or cause a reaction to the solution injected during the process. As such, it is important that you find a good doctor in a valid clinic in Des Plaines to help out. Insist also, on a pre-procedural testing. This will enable your doctor to know what you may be allergic to prior to the procedure. This could easily save you from having a bad reaction during the procedure and guarantees you great results after the procedure.