Will the treatment of varicose veins affect my ability to work or do household chores?

Most modern treatment methods are performed in 30-60 minutes and do not require patients’ to stay in the clinic. They can immediately return to their, work, family duties and even sports.

Is it absolutely necessary to treat varicose disease?

Varicose disease develops over time with a patients condition generally deteriorating over this period. Initial symptoms evidencing progression of the disease includes: swelling, fatigue, a feeling of heaviness, and cramping in the legs which does not stop after resting. More serious complications are phlebitis, which is formation of blood clots, dermatitis, and ulcers. Therefore we recommend their removal.

Is it dangerous to remove varicose veins?

Modern procedures and not invasive, no incisions are made, with the majority of procedures undertaken by injections. Patients experience little risk from their removal. As varicose veins and spider veins do not perform any function. When they are eliminated your body finds alternative paths of blood flow to healthy veins. Varicose veins are not critical vessels in supplying blood to the body, their existence can lead to complications, therefore it is beneficial to have them removed, doing so is beneficial to a patients long term health.

Will varicose disease return after treatment?

Once removed the treated veins will not return, as their cell structure and sources of blood supply are destroyed. Depending on the chosen treatment protocol utilized they are removed during the procedure or will gradually be absorbed by the surrounding tissue. Nevertheless, new veins may appear over time. The speed at which they emerge depends on several factors such as: taking hormonal contraceptives, pregnancy, and working in a profession which requires standing all day, etc.

Is it possible to remove spider veins using a laser?

Modern lasers are only effective at treating very small thread veins, normally located on the face. This method is not efficient when treating leg veins and is most often used to compliment sclerotherapy.

Is it true that it is better to treat varicose disease after giving birth?

Pregnancy aggravates varicose vein development. A patient will need to wear compression stockings or tights for the duration of their pregnancy as well as give birth in stockings in order to inhibit disease progression and alleviate blood clot formation. Phlebologists recommend treating varicose disease prior to pregnancy.

How many procedures will I need to get rid of varicose disease?

Modern approaches to treatment are based strictly on an individual approach. Specific treatment plan are formulated for each patient. Most commonly one to five procedures are required for optimal results over a [insert time period]. Single visit treatment plans are possible for patients visiting from other countries or distant cities. In these case patient receive the maximum treatment during their visit.

Is it possible to undergo treatment during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

We recommend to avoid sclerotherapy during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. While there is no documented evidence that this procedure is harmful, we have found results are less optimal than when women not pregnant or breast feeding.