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Varicose and Spider vein treatment is now a hassle-free experience

Varicose veins are basically large in size, swollen and raised blood vessels that normally turn or twist. They develop in your legs and are visible through your skin.
On the other hand spider veins are smaller in size, purple, red and blue blood vessels which also turn or twist. Spider veins can be seen through your skin and you can find them on face and legs.
Causes
There are multiple factors responsible for the cause of varicose and spider veins and some of them are

  • Obesity
  • Heredity
  • Hormonal imbalance during puberty, menopause or pregnancy
  • Using birth control pills
  • Working hours that involve standing for long hours like factory workers, teachers, nurses etc.

The common symptoms of varicose and spider veins are tingling, restlessness, burning, cramping, aching, heaviness, throbbing in legs.
Treatment
If you are looking for varicose and spider vein treatment options then knowing about each of them would be helpful.
Radiofrequency occlusion
In this technique a small catheter is basically inserted into your vein. The catheter sends radiofrequency energy to wall of veins, letting it heat, subside and tightly sealed. The process is carried out in the hospital and sometimes local anaesthesia is given.
Endovenous laser treatment
In this varicose and spider vein treatment a tiny laser fiber is slowly inserted into your vein. Laser beams are sent inside your veins that results in vein collapse.
Sclerotherapy
In this treatment a saline solution- highly concentrated is injected directly into your vein letting the vein fade slowly over a period of 3-6 weeks. The process is simple and affordable and you can get back to your daily routine the next day.
Surgery
Surgical procedures can also treat varicose and spider veins with ligation/stripping techniques. Surgery is recommended to treat varicose veins that are large in size.

Irrespective of the treatment option you choose to treat spider and varicose veins, make sure you consult a medical expert in the field and also find professionals carry out the treatment. It will help you experience a safe treatment.