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Treating varicose veins at APSARAS Clinic

At APSARAS in Coventry we see many patients with painful, unsightly varicose veins that they wish to treat. Three in ten people experience these veins, with more female patients than male. There are various ways to reduce the enlarged veins, meaning patients no longer have to live with them. But what are these pesky veins, and what treatments are available to help treat them?

Varicose veins are swollen veins that are usually blue or purple in colour. For some patients they may bulge out or look twisted and lumpy in appearance. Other symptoms include swollen feet and ankles, aching and heavy legs and muscle cramps. Any vein in the body is susceptible to becoming varicose, but the most common areas affected by varicose veins are in the legs and feet, as extra pressure is put on legs when standing and walking.

Varicose veins develop when small valves inside the vein stop working properly and in turn the blood flows backwards and collects in the vein, as opposed to normal veins in which the blood runs smoothly to the heart, which is what causes the vein to appear swollen or lumpy.

Treating varicose veins

There is no time limit on when to try and solve your varicose veins. If you think you have a varicose vein, there are natural ways to help ease symptoms such as exercising regularly to circulate the blood flow and avoid sitting down for too long and take regular breaks, but if your varicose vein is causing you any discomfort or insecurities in the way you look, then seeing a cosmetic doctor like Dr. Thevendra at APSARAS Clinic in Coventry about it could be the start of you solving the problem.

  • Sclerotherapy

During sclerotherapy treatment to reduce varicose veins, a solution is injected in to the affected leg. The solution irritates the lining of the vessel, causing it to swell and stick together. Some vessels will fade from view, eventually becoming barely or not at all visible.

A few vessels will need a second treatment, and a few will not be accessible for injection at any given treatment session because they will have been covered by the tape used to pressurise other veins treated during that session. A single blood vessel may have to be injected more than once, but in any one treatment session a number of vessels may be injected.

  • VeinWave

The thermo-coagulation treatment offers a complete solution to reduce red veins in the face and make spider veins in the legs disappear. As well as unsightly individual veins, many people are affected by Vascular Rosacea, causing redness and flushing that can become permanent. Veinwave can tackle both these conditions.

The treatment is based on the action of a very high frequency current which causes a thermal lesion upon contact, whilst preserving the surrounding skin. It is an effective way to reduce the appearance of varicose veins and is a lot less complicated than surgery that was favoured before the birth of radiofrequency devices.

Meet the team and treat your varicose veins

These procedures are both quick and easy and a lot less painful and cheaper than undergoing surgery. Vacate your varicose veins by booking a consultation with Dr. Thevendra and together you can choose a varicose vein treatment that suits you. All new patients from Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Birmingham and Solihull are given a free 30 minutes consultation – book yours online today.