Jeffrey Apple, MD, Certified Vascular Surgeon at Vein Solutions, joined Studio 512 co-host, Stephanie Gilbert, to explain why varicose veins are more than just an embarrassing cosmetic problem and Vein Solutions’ comprehensive approach to it. treatment of varicose veins.
Varicose veins may just be a cosmetic problem, but for some you are saying that they may actually be a sign of a more serious medical problem. Tell us about it.
“We make sure there are no underlying issues like blood clots or deep vein thrombosis.”
As a vascular surgeon, you don’t just focus on the cosmetic part of treating varicose veins, you take a deeper look. Why is it important to see a vascular surgeon for varicose veins and how is varicose vein treatment at Vein Solutions different?
Apple, MD said:
- Examination and patient history to assess the entire circulatory system – assess for arterial or vascular problems
- Combine medicine and aesthetics to treat cosmetic and therapeutic venous problems
- Offer a full range of in-office procedures; one-stop-shop for venous care
He also discussed the latest varicose vein treatment options, as well as when someone should be concerned and call a doctor about varicose veins – “when the legs are swollen and sore.”
Vein Solutions offers “minimally invasive, same day procedures, including VenaSeal”.
Vein Solutions has offices in Austin and Georgetown. To find out more about their cosmetic and therapeutic solutions for vein care, visit their website at VeinSolutionsAustin.com.
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