Varicose veins are more than just an aesthetic issue. While these visible veins look ugly, they can signal a problem with your deeper circulation. Endovenous laser treatments effectively eliminate the problem under the skin which feeds the surface veins. This method addresses the underlying cause of your varicose veins.
What are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins are dysfunctional veins that stretch and weaken. They occur when the one-way valves in your leg veins fail, allowing blood to pool inside. This often occurs in the leg veins, which then cause backflow into numerous feeder veins that may become visible under the skin.
Dr. Dohner at New York Skin & Vein Center treats varicose veins using several techniques. To address the underlying problem and prevent these varicose veins from recurring, he will treat the dysfunctional vein that allows the backup of blood flow. Your body removes treated veins over time.