Myths and truths about the ways of treatment!
About 25% percent of women and 15% of men suffer from varicose vein disease. Varicose veins (varicosis) are one of the most common diseases of the venous part of the circulatory system. Expressed in prominent, painful veins on the skin surface.
The reasons for the appearance of varicose veins are different and highly individual: hereditary predisposition, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, total lack of sports, hormonal imbalance and others. This disease could also occur during or after pregnancy.
As far as the treatment of varicose veins goes, we encounter various myths. In this article we will try to debunk some of them and help you find the most appropriate treatment:
Myth № 1: Varicose veins are only a cosmetic defect.
No. Varicose veins are a disease that can lead to very serious consequences if the patient does not consult a vascular surgeon or angiologist in time.
Myth № 2: You should't treat varicose veins, because they will reappear!
There are very durable methods of treating varicose. One of the newest and most successful treatments is endovenous laser ablation (EVLA). The laser ablation has many advantages over the standard surgical method: a permanent treatment (no likelihood of recurrence of varicose after treatment) at a lower price, withowt a recovery period, withowt lasting traces of the manipulation and scars. There are other mini-invasive procedures to treat varicose veins like sclerotherapy and microphlebectomy.
Myth № 3: You don't need to treat varicose veins, if you have no complaints.
There are rare cases in which the varicose veins are not painful and only create aesthetic discomfort. This does not mean that they should be ignored. Painful or not, varicose veins can lead to very serious health consequences if not teking care of in time.
Myth № 4: In cosmetic studios, they remove varicose veins permanently, but at a lower price.
Varicose veins are a disease, not an aesthetic problem, so it should be treated not only masked.
The procedures that you can undergo in beauty salon are only with aesthetic purposes. Cosmetic laser procedures have nothing to do with laser ablation and have no curative effect. To permanently remove varicose you should turn to a vascular surgeon or other vascular specialist.
Myth № 5: Varicose veins who have occurred during pregnancy will disappear after birth.
The condition of every woman in this sensitive period is different. The practice shows cases in wich the telangiectasias thah appeared during pregnancy have disappeared after birth. But it is a different story when you suffer from varicose.
In any case, it is recommended a consultation with a specialist, because the self-treatement can harm both the mother and the child.
Myth № 6: Better having varicose veins than legs covered with scars.
And why not just choose having beautiful legs? Current methods of treatment doesn't include surgical treatement or if there is one, it is minimal and the manipulation leaves no scars. Find out more about new treatment methods!
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