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Safe and Effective Varicose Vein Treatments

Many people avoid seeking vein disease treatment because they have heard from a friend or relative of long, painful procedures, permanent scarring and lengthy recovery times. However, those times are in the past. Gone are the days when varicose vein treatments meant a trip to the hospital or the use of general anesthetics. No longer should you expect pain, extensive recovery times or significant scarring as a result of your treatment. New, state-of-the-art spider vein and varicose vein treatments are quick, minimally invasive and more effective than ever before.

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A Dallas, TX Vein Specialists Explains Sclerotherapy

If you are one of the 24 million Americans who suffer some form of vein disease, you may have heard about a popular vein disease treatment called sclerotherapy. Like most modern vein treatments, sclerotherapy is a technique that vein specialists use to permanently close and seal off diseased veins, thus improving both your circulation and your appearance.

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Using compression stockings to improve blood flow and circulation

If you are at risk of vein disease, compression stockings will likely be able to help you reduce the chances that you will go on to develop bulging vein problems. Or, if you are already suffering from varicose veins or spider veins, compression stockings can help relieve that tired ache and heaviness you may be feeling.

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Understanding Ambulatory Phlebectomy

According to Dr. Robert Handley of the Flower Mound Vein Center, ambulatory phlebectomy has been practiced since ancient times and continues to be one of the most popular treatments for varicose veins. The procedure involves making very small incisions in the skin at the location of the vein, and removing the vein with a hook. Local anesthesia is used, and there is no need for hospitalization, thus the name “ambulatory”. You’ll be back on your feet and on your way after about an hour.

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