Varicose veins consist a major part of the venous chronic disease ,as they represent an early step of it.It is estimated that 80% of the world population suffers from varicose veins.
Varicose veins are superficial vessels of the skin with a tiny diameter.
There are many factors that increase the risk of developing varicose veins but the most common is female gender,age ,heredity .Other factors such obesity and sedentary life style seem to involve in the appearance of the problem.
Commonly varicose veins are simply a cosmetic problem but sometimes reflect the symptoms of the venous disease such as a heavy feeling or fatigue in the legs ,burning or pain .
Varicose veins are part of the venous circulating system net and are fed by greater veins which might appear deficiency,so is necessary to take place a detailed clinical and imaging examination of the venous system.
The most common treatment for varicose veins is sclerotherapy with liquid or foam.This is a technique that requires the right skills and equipment to be made in a most efficient way.Using very fine needles ,a chemical substance is introduced into the varicose veins.
In simple words this medical substance causes irritation inside the vein and as a reaction it shrinks and disappears.
The reason that are used very fine needles is mainly to make the procedure painless,safe and an effective treatment
Sclerotherapy,when perfomed by experienced hands,has an excellent aesthetic result!