Varicose veins of the lower extremities can be seen in older adults
In the event that all conservative treatments are not responding, your doctor will consider conducting a laser burning or endovascular high-frequency wave procedure to remove the diseased vein.
When there was no technique of burning lasers or high-frequency waves, the surgeon opened to remove the entire varicose vein, causing the risk of bleeding, infection after surgery.
Now, with the new method, the doctor only opens a small mark in the leg to insert the laser conductor into the vein.
The energy source at the end of the conductor will fibrous the inner layer of the vein, causing the vessels to contract, leading to atrophy of the entire varicose vein.
This technique is gentle, anesthesia or mild anesthesia, without the need for deep anesthesia like traditional surgical methods.
The method minimizes the complications that can occur during, after surgery, ensuring aesthetic factors for the patient.
However, expert emphasized that no matter what method of treatment, patients need to visit periodically according to the instructions of the doctor, combining lifestyle changes.
Specifically, the patient should maintain a reasonable weight within the normal limit (BMI less than 23); have a high-fiber, low-salt diet; wearing flat shoes; regularly perform foot venous room exercises if you have to stand or sit too long in one place… to keep the lower limb veins healthy.
Varicose veins of the lower extremities can be seen in older adults, who regularly wear high heels, stand for a long time, are obese, pregnant women.
Victims are often tormented by foot pains in the afternoon. Three years ago, the back of her thighs and calves formed tiny blue-purple veins.
Over time, the veins grew larger, more prominent, accompanied by a feeling of heavy legs, swelling of the legs.
The condition prevents you from getting a good night’s sleep.
Patients can suffered from chronic venous insufficiency in her lower extremities, requiring surgical intervention to remove the diseased vein.
Similarly has itching around the veins of the ankle area. She has been a supermarket salesman for more than 10 years, the job needs to stand 8-10 hours a day.
Recently, I’ve noticed that my legs hurt more when standing for long periods of time. Besides, she often suffers from cramps, numbness of the legs.
Through ultrasound, the doctor determined that she had varicose veins of the lower extremities, need to burn lasers combined with wearing venous socks to prevent the disease from progressing.
Pathology occurs when the leg veins are impaired causing blood to stagnate, obstructing blood flow from the arteries to the legs.