Varicose Veins is a condition that does not discriminate. Many average Americans, public figures, and a countless number of celebrities suffer from Venous Insufficiency Disease. Multiple causes contribute to this disease ranging from obesity, poor exercise, and heredity, amongst others.
It is a known fact that during pregnancy, Varicose Veins get worse. As a uterus grows, it puts pressure on the large vein on the right side of your body (the inferior vena cava) which in turn increases pressure in the leg veins. During her pregnancies Britney Spears a proud mother of two developed Varicose Veins, quickly pursued treatment and rid them.
Serena Williams a fit female athlete tennis star shocked the world when in 2011 suffered a deep vein blood clot, which migrated up to her lungs causing a Pulmonary Embolism. This helped enlighten and spread awareness by better educating people about vein health. Varicose Veins can frequently be a predecessor to a more fatal illness such as Pulmonary Embolism; this should be carefully tracked and viewed by experienced physician in Venous Disease.
Dr. Mohamad Hakim at Elite Vein Centers is experienced physician in multiple vein treatment options for Venous Insufficiency Disease/Spider Veins. He has treated thousands of patents with vein disease; he offers free screening consultation to all new patients.
In 2008, the media spotted Varicose/Spider veins on her legs. She quickly visited a vein specialist, pursued treatment, and rid them. In no time she resumed back to her daily routines, and return back to the red carpet Varicose Vein Free.
Vein treatment today has come a long way; it is not considered a surgery, like it was back in our grandparents’ vein stripping era. It is a safe, efficient, no down time, and best of all quickly frees you a painful Varicose Veins.
Varicose Veins affects males, females, and celebrities too! Today Venous Insufficiency Disease is easily treated a procedure called Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT) involves the insertion of a thin fiber into the targeted affected vein, heat is applied to heat seal the bad vein, the vein becomes closed, absorbs into the body, and healthy veins take over the blood flow.
In conclusion Venous Insufficiency Disease is serious, it is more than a cosmetic problem, more serious complexities such as blood clots and ulcers can emerge. To avoid such complications patients should be evaluated and treated by one of our Elite Vein Centers physician at any of our convenient locations.