Vein Disease: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Is there really good, bad, AND ugly about vein disease? In most people’s minds, it’s probably pretty much all ugly. However, that may be because many people are misinformed about vein disease, thinking it’s purely a cosmetic issue and one that we can do little about. In truth, although vein disease can be bad, there are things we can do about it. There are good things a spider and varicose veins doctor in NJ can do that will restore our legs to their former health and beauty and leave us feeling much better too. But first, let’s review what we know to be bad…

Why are varicose veins so bad for Hamilton Square, NJ residents?

Varicose veins are a symptom of underlying vein disease. Vein disease results from a gradual weakening in our vein walls and valves, which can be caused by a number of factors. If you are over age 50 or have a family history of vein disease, you are more likely to have it yourself. However, New Jersey vein specialists know that lifestyle factors also play a role in the development of vein disease. Obesity and overweight place extra stress on the veins, making it harder for them to do their job of pushing the blood back up the body to the heart. It’s the same with standing on your feet for long periods of time – then you have gravity working against you, too.

What’s particularly bad about vein disease is the fact that our veins can’t heal without treatment. This means that left untreated, varicose veins could lead to some rather unpleasant consequences, such as deep vein thrombosis (blood clots) or leg ulceration.

So what can possibly be good about vein disease?

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad of Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center has good news for people suffering from varicose veins and spider veins. Today, NJ vein disease treatment is faster and more effective than ever, which means patients can be varicose vein and spider vein-free in a short time. No more ugly veins. No more uncomfortable symptoms. And no more worrying about those nasty potential complications. We’d say that’s pretty good news, wouldn’t you?

The treatments offered include microphlebectomy, sclerotherapy, and endovenous laser treatment, all of which are minimally invasive. Minimally invasive means they can be performed right in our NJ vein disease treatment facility on an outpatient basis, in about an hour. No hospitals, no lengthy recovery times. Just prettier, healthier legs.

You can get started on the path to living vein disease free by making an appointment at Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center. Dr. Ahmad will provide you with a professional venous health evaluation, including a medical and family history, a visual examination, and possibly a painless ultrasound examination to visualize the veins deep beneath the surface of the skin. Then, together you will devise a treatment plan that fits with your health and aesthetic objectives as well as your busy lifestyle. And just like that, you’re on your way to leaving behind the bad and the ugly about vein disease, and enjoying your good old legs again.

So don’t wait. Contact us today to schedule your initial appointment at our Hamilton Square center by calling 1-888-VEIN-DOC.

Imtiaz Ahmad, MD

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