Effective Varicose Vein Treatment in Hackensack NJ
What are varicose veins?
Veins are blооd vessels thаt hеlр carry dеоxуgеnаtеd blood back tо thе hеаrt. Elevated pressure within superficial veins (veins that run just below the surface of the skin) can lead to the development of varicose veins, also known as varicosities.
Varicose Veins аrе very common, particularly іn women. According to recent research, approximately 1 out оf 3 реорlе living іn thе United States suffers from Vаrісоѕе vеіnѕ.
Symptoms of varicose veins include
- Pain or a heavy feeling in the legs relieved by elevation
- Large twisted veins that bulge above the surface of the skin
- Swelling of the ankle or lower leg
- Discolored, dry, itchy skin near the ankle
- A rash or skin ulceration on the ankle or lower leg
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Bleeding Leg Veins
Hemorrhaging (bleeding) from a vein can be a frightening experience, but it is more common than you may think. When veins are close to the skin’s surface and under high pressure, even a simple trauma may bring about a bleeding episode. Stopping the bleeding can be difficult and may result in a trip to the emergency room. Following immediate care to stop the bleeding, treatment with Sclerotherapy (injections of medicine) is often required to close the vein and prevent further bleeding episodes.
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Dr. Nirav S. Patel, DO
VEIN VASCULAR SPECIALIST
Dr. Nirav S Patel is a vein vascular surgeon in New York. He is board-certified and Chief of the vascular surgery department at St. John’s Riverside Hospital. With an average of 20+ years’ experience in vein care, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He has handled the most complexed varicose vein, spider veins, and peripheral arterial disease.