According to the American College of Phlebology, about 55% of women will develop varicose and spider veins. Compared with men, women are twice as likely to get varicose veins.
Varicose veins are abnormal, dilated branches of the main veins in your legs. These are generally on the skin surface or just under it. Varicose veins develop when valves in your legs fail, allowing blood to pool and causing veins to stretch and bulge.
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Having to deal with varicose and spider veins are not a pleasant experience for anyone. They can significantly impact your life both physically and emotionally, which may also lower your self-esteem.
Varicose veins, spider veins, and reticular veins may be a cosmetic concern for some people, but for others, it can be quite painful and affect their quality of life. Vein disease is very common with over 80 million people in the United States suffering from some type of vein issue. Even though they may seem the same,[…]
At the Vein Institute of New Jersey, we understand that you care about your overall physical and mental health and we want to give you the best results possible so you can attain the healthy image you desire. So, knowing these top 10 varicose vein surgery post-op items can ensure a successful outcome.