The Best Vein Doctor in New Jersey Explains What Bulging Veins Mean About Your Vascular Health

Bulging veins are a sign of vein disease. Veins are responsible for returning blood from the extremities back to the heart, and bulging veins are a signal of failing vein health. Normally, veins are assisted in their job by the contraction of leg muscles that squeeze the veins to help propel blood back to the heart. They are also assisted in this task by their inner one-way valves that are supposed to open to allow blood to move upward and seal shut to prevent blood from reversing direction. When these valves malfunction, blood tends to pool and stagnate in the leg veins. The increased pressure of this added amount of blood causes the vein walls to dilate and collapse on themselves. This forms enlarged, twisted veins called varicose veins.

Both varicose veins and spider veins are signs of progressive vein disease and impaired vascular health. They are also independent risk factors for deep vein thrombosis, or blood clots. Deep vein thrombosis can be life threatening.

What Hamilton Square, New Jersey residents should do about vein disease

Ignoring the signs of early vein disease can invite more serious complications. Varicose veins lead to the leaking of fluid into the surrounding tissues and cause swollen legs and ankles. Varicose veins can cause aching, burning and throbbing leg pain, leg fatigue, cramping, restless legs, skin discoloration and, in severe cases, even skin ulceration.

New Jersey vein specialist, Dr. Ahmad, recommends that you seek early treatment to prevent these complications. A visit to the Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center for a vein screening is your first step toward restoring vein health.

Dr. Ahmad is a Board certified vascular and thoracic surgeon and a vein specialist in New Jersey.  Modern, state-of-the-art therapies are offered atthe Center. Most patients benefit from a combination of conservative and surgical treatment.

Conservative measures include an individualized exercise program, weight management, and lifestyle modifications. Patients are advised to avoid frequent periods of prolonged standing and/or sitting which can aggravate the pooling of blood in the legs. Compression stockings are recommended to support the leg veins. If conservative measures should fail to alleviate vein disease signs and/or symptoms, a number of minimally invasive treatment modalities are available that can safely and effectively eliminate varicose and spider veins.

All of these procedures are performed by Dr. Ahmad himself in the comfort and privacy of the Treatment Center. No general anesthesia is required and patients are allowed to return home the same day. Most are able to return to work the following day.

Over the last 15 years, Dr. Ahmad has treated more than 6,000 patients suffering from venous disease. Since 2004, he has performed more than 2500 venous closure procedure on the Great and Small Saphenous Veins with excellent results. Dr. Ahmad continues to offer the latest cutting-edge technology to provide the highest quality of care to his patients.

New Jersey vascular doctor, Dr. Ahmad and his staff are dedicated to making your experience as relaxed and comfortable as possible. Please call the Center today for your vein screening: 1-888-VEIN-DOC.

Author
Imtiaz Ahmad, MD

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