Varicose vein procedures are easy and convenient.  With today’s laser technology and an experienced physician, you can be back to your normal life in a short time and only a few procedures.  Listen to the video above as a customer of  cosmetic surgeon Dr. Doohi Lee of Advanced Surgical Arts in Plano, Tx shares her experience.

Arianne was experiencing pain from vein issues and unable to live life without pain. After visiting, Dr. Lee, she is able to return to her normal life.  It was only a few months and she was feeling results shortly after her first session.  It is amazing what can happen when you have a good cosmetic surgeon that knows what he is doing.

What are varicose veins?

Varicose veins are veins that have lost their valve strength and become bulging, elongated and/or thickened. The most common cause of varicose veins is reflux within the great saphenous vein located in the thigh.

Nearly one in every two adults 50 years or older develop varicose veins, which usually appear as clumps of blue or purple blood vessels near the surface of the skin in the legs or pelvis.

Varicose veins are most common among women and older adults, but obesity, long spans of standing, family health history, and hormonal changes increase the risk for developing varicose veins.

What is venous reflux?

Venous reflux is commonly called venous insufficiency.  It is a medical condition describing the lessening of blood circulation in the lower extremities.  It can lead to pooling in the branches of the veins primarily in the legs.  In turn, the pooling become visible varicose veins just under the skin surface and can often become painful if not treated.

What can be done about varicose veins?

There are lots of techniques from surgery to lasers.  Only a skilled doctor can assess your needs and prescribe a viable treatment for your condition.  It is important to talk to a doctor who cares and takes time to listen to you.

If you are in Plano or anywhere near the Dallas Fort Worth Area, our cosmetic surgeon Dr. Lee would love to talk to you about treatments that help lessen the signs of varicose veins and can minimize if not completely stop the pain associated with the condition of venous reflux.

Advanced Surgical Arts is located in Plano, Tx at 5508 W. Plano Parkway, Ste 200 Plano, TX 75093. Feel free to call us for a free consultation at 972-612-1900. Or you can text one of our helpful staff directly at 214-809-8599.

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