Dealing with any vein issue can be a challenge. First, there is the medical side of the issue. Depending on the issue you have, you can deal with vein problems that are anywhere from something that presents absolutely no health risk all the way to something that can put your life in danger. Second, there is the cosmetic side of the issue. In a lot of cases, individuals who deal with vein issues can have their appearance negatively affected. For example, when a person is dealing with varicose or spider veins, these are visible on their legs and on other parts of their body, leading them to feel self-conscious and unattractive.
Another issue that a person may deal with are venous ulcerations. In addition to the fact that these open sores are a medical issue, they are also a cosmetic issue. These appear because the venous valves are not functioning properly. It is most common for a person to deal with these ulcers on their legs. They are painful, and they are a lot more common than you may have thought.
To put it simply, ulcerations are caused by severe blockages. Poor blood flow is responsible for these blockages. As such, it is important to improve blood circulation in order to prevent ulcerations from developing.
Ulcerations have a number of unfortunate symptoms. These may include, but are not limited to, broken skin and redness. Pain is one of the most prevalent of the symptoms. This is what leads many people to eventually seek treatment for their condition.
Dealing with varicose veins and the possibility of ulcerations can be extremely painful. Fortunately, there are minimally-invasive treatments that can be used to help individuals who are dealing with venous issues. These treatments can often be performed without the need for anesthesia or intense recoveries. The right treatment for you will depend on a variety of factors, including your condition, your overall health and your goals for treatment.
The team at the Premier Vein Institute is committed to helping people with their venous issues. Don’t let your unwanted veins get to the point where they are causing you to have ulcerations on your skin. You owe it to yourself to set up a consultation at our office in Tampa, Riverview or Lakeland to see if your condition can be addressed. Treating your venous issues and staving off ulcerations may be a whole lot simpler than you once thought. Contact us today to book your appointment to learn more.