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Hot Pins: Leg Vein Treatments for A-Lister Legs

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If there’s one thing Taylor Swift, Alessandra Ambrosio, Emily Ratajkowski or Kendall Jenner have in common—well, apart from beauty and talent that is—it would be their lovely legs. Their legs seem to get as much attention as the designer clothes they’re wearing or the latest party they’ve attended.

But if you suffer from varicose or spider veins, you may not feel at all comfortable showing off a little bit of leg. However, nowadays, there are some advanced leg vein treatments that can change the way you feel about your pins.

Leg vein treatments, like sclerotherapy and laser treatments, are nothing new and definitely not a well-kept Hollywood secret. Rumor has it that even celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Mariah Carey have used leg vein treatments to keep their looks in tip top shape. Here are some reasons leg vein treatments are so popular:

  • You don’t need to take time off

Sclerotherapy and laser treatments for varicose veins and spider veins don’t require down time as each procedure lasts just a mere 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the area being targeted. This means you can walk in to Dr. Abadir’s office on your lunch break and get back to work right after the procedure.

  • It doesn’t interfere with your lifestyle

Most cosmetic procedures require a pause from your daily routine in order to recover. For leg vein treatments, you don’t have to take any real time off. In fact, you’re encouraged to be active after the treatment, like walking for 30 minutes. However, traveling long distances may be restricted if you’re treating large varicose veins.

  • You don’t need to wear bandages

Wearing bandages after the procedure is completely unnecessary. However, you may have to wear compression stockings to keep pressure on your legs and reduce swelling.

  • It will improve blood circulation in your legs.

Varicose and spider veins are considered unhealthy veins that don’t function correctly. Instead of moving blood back up to the heart efficiently, blood backs up into the vein. Varicose veins can lead to more serious problems such as deep vein thrombosis in some instances.  With leg vein treatments, you’ll not only have clear, smooth legs but also improved blood circulation.

Of course, your treatment’s success will depend largely on who your doctor is. Sclerotherapy and laser treatments require skill and expertise to minimize complications. Dr. Abadir has the experience and skill to make your leg vein treatment successful. So for clear, beautiful legs like a Hollywood A-lister, consult with Dr. Abadir at his practice today.

I Want to Get Rid of this Unsightly Vein. Tell Me More About the Removal Process.

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Do you have unsightly, visible veins? Patients often come to us concerned with the appearance of the veins on their legs. These veins aren’t just unattractive, but they also cause many patients pain, discomfort, and significant embarrassment. If you have spider veins or varicose veins, come see us. Treatment options are available.

What Are Spider Veins? What Are Varicose Veins?

The terms spider veins and varicose veins are often used interchangeably, but they aren’t the same. Understanding the type of veins you have will help you determine which treatment options may be most appropriate. Before any vein treatment, we will provide a careful examination and a diagnosis of your skin to choose the best treatment option for you.

Spider veins are small and often appear on the thighs, lower legs, face, and chest. They can be red, blue, or purple. They are caused by a weakening of the blood vessels, which allows more blood to enter. This is what makes them much more noticeable under thin skin. They are not painful and form just under the outer layers of skin.

Varicose veins are larger and form at a much deeper level. They are also caused by a weakening of the blood vessels, which can allow blood to back up and pool in these enlarged veins. Varicose veins are often bulging in appearance and may be raised above the skin’s surface. Those suffering from varicose veins may feel a heaviness in their legs, a throbbing or cramping sensation, aching, or swelling.

What Are My Treatment Options for Spider and Varicose Veins?

If you have spider or varicose veins, call and schedule an appointment. We can treat them and relieve the discomfort and embarrassment you may be experiencing. We typically use Schlerotherapy, as this is considered to be the gold standard of treatment for leg veins. Some dermatologists use lasers, but we have found them to be less reliable than Sclerotherapy. Read more on the procedure below:

  • Sclerotherapy- Sclerotherapy includes an injection of a chemical solution into the veins to close them off and turn them into scar tissue. This is our primary treatment option for patients with varicose veins. The procedure requires no downtime and is not painful (just mild stinging during the procedure). The veins should fade several weeks after the procedure, although retreatment is sometimes necessary. Sclerotherapy is very effective at eliminating varicose veins.

Don’t live with the embarrassment of unsightly or painful veins. Treatment is available. Call today to learn more about your options.