For those who are prone due to genetic predisposition, I don’t think varicose veins can be prevented totally. However, by following a few simple tips, we can delay or slow down the onset as well as its progressions.
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The treatment of varicose veins: an investigation of patient preferences and expectations.
Phlebology. 2010;25(2):54-65. Shepherd AC, Gohel MS, Lim CS, Hamish M, Davies AH. Imperial Vascular Unit, Imperial College, London, UK.
This study investigates factors that are considered important by patients when they are contemplating treatment. A total 110 patients were asked to answer questions relating to their symptoms, different modalities of treatment and their knowledge of available treatments
“Spider and reticular veins are a common, often embarrassing condition that can be treated safely and effectively,” said Robert A. Weiss, M.D., director of the Maryland Laser, Skin, and Vein Institute and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. “Asclera™ is a minimally-invasive option for patients who are unhappy with the appearance of their legs.”
This study was done to evaluate patient satisfaction following endothermal ablation and it came to the conclusions that the majority of patients are satisfied with results following endothermal ablation. Dissatisfaction may be more likely following treatment for recurrent VVs. April 19, 2010 read more