VARICOSE & SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT
Varicose veins and spider veins are signs of an underlying disorder known as venous insufficiency or venous reflux. This progressive vein disease can cause:
VARICOSE VEINS – Often misdiagnosed as a cosmetic problem, by age 60 varicose veins affect 70% of women and 40% of men. Without prompt and appropriate varicose vein treatment, this can lead to a chronic, debilitating condition. Common varicose vein symptoms include bulging, throbbing, visible dark blue veins on your lower leg; distended ropes beneath your skin; painful, aching and cramping legs; burning or itching of your skin; leg or ankle swelling; legs that feel “heavy”; skin discoloration or texture changes; restless legs at night; open wounds or sores.
Vein, Vascular & Aesthetic Associates uses vascular ultrasound to pinpoint your damaged leg veins, then treats varicose veins with endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), the Venefit procedure or ambulatory phlebectomy. All are minimally invasive, convenient, have little to no downtime and are covered by most insurance plans. We also use the VenaSeal™ system that closes veins using a proprietary medical adhesive.
SPIDER VEINS – These are visible as small webs of red, purple or blue clusters or lines disfiguring your skin surface. While spider veins are not usually life-threatening, they can disrupt and interfere with a person’s comfort or style of living.Spider vein treatment Seattle sclerotherapy or ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, minimally invasive procedures that inject a medication or foam into your veins to scar the vessel closed and make the spider veins disappear.
Get in touch with Vein, Vascular & Aesthetic Associates. We serve the communities of Everett, Issaquah, Kirkland, Newcastle, Seattle and Sammamish.
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If you’re bothered by varicose veins and/or spider veins, choose the double board-certified surgeon at Vein, Vascular & Aesthetic Services. For more information or to make an appointment, call us today at 425-250-9999. For your convenience, you can use our online Request an Appointment form.