Prevent Venous Ulcer Development

Venous ulcers, the most severe forms of venous insufficiency, involve both the deep and superficial vein systems, including perforators. Severe ulceration results from extreme reflux and venous hypertension, resulting in changes in the microcirculation of the skin.

Risk factors for venous ulcers can include gender, age, pregnancy, obesity, a family history of varicose veins, sedentary occupations, or a history of blood clotting. At the Vein Clinic, we offer every venous closure system on the market, paired with our friendly service.

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POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS

  • Swelling
  • Aching
  • Leg tiredness
  • Skin rashes
  • Leg ulcers
  • Redness

Treat Existing Ulcers

The treatment of your ulcer depends both on your personal ulcer situation and the findings of your ultrasounds. Currently, endovenous radiofrequency ablation, endovenous laser ablation, and the use of medical adhesives can be used to treat long-segment veins.

Communicating vessels, commonly known as perforator veins, are currently treated by endovenous radiofrequency ablation or laser ablation with medical adhesive treatments under investigation. Varicose veins are removed through micro-incisions or treated with ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy.

Associated tributary veins can be treated through ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, and non-procedural treatment consists of non-elastic compression bandaging usage, compression stockings, leg elevation, and the usage of NSAIDs for pain.

“Work used to be tiring and my legs would ache and swell. Now I have more energy and no longer have pain and swelling in my legs after work.”

~ T. A. (The Vein Clinic Patient)