If you are struggling with varicose veins or other vein disease, you are probably experiencing a number of symptoms. In addition to the unattractive appearance of those bluish/reddish, ropey, raised veins, you can also be experiencing pain, swelling, and heaviness in the legs.
In some cases, you may have been instructed to wear compression stockings, elevate your legs, and avoid sitting and standing for long periods. However, these remedies may not be enough, and you may still be suffering. Now it’s time to seek help from a doctor—more specifically, a vein specialist.
Narrow Focus Benefits the Patient
Any specialist, whether it’s a vein specialist or a heart specialist, focuses their efforts on one area. You wouldn’t see a podiatrist for heart problems; why go to anyone but a vein specialist to treat your problem veins?
Knowing the Latest Innovations and Techniques
Vein specialists keep themselves up-to-date on the latest advancements in vein treatment. They will know that stripping veins is no longer the best way to treat varicose veins in most cases. Specialists know the most effective ways to treat your vein disease.
You want the correct diagnosis of your vein disease, especially if you are experiencing more advanced stages with the associated dangers. A vein specialist can accurately pinpoint the cause and location of your vein disease, using ultrasound technology rather than a simple visual exam. This will also help indicate which stage of vein disease you may be experiencing.
Knowing the Best Treatment for You
A specialist, in addition to correctly diagnosing your case, will be able to provide the procedure or treatment that will help you most. Whether it is laser therapy, sclerotherapy, or any other procedure, they can help alleviate the symptoms and causes of vein disease in a safe and effective manner.
Knowledge, Training and Experience Count
Specialists in vein treatment have undergone advanced training and certification in the specialty of treating and diagnosing all aspects of vein disease. This training and expertise will allow the physician to effectively and efficiently treat your individual case.
At St. Louis Laser Vein Center, Dr. Thomas Wright is a leading specialist in vein disease. He has received advanced training and certification to put him in the forefront of this specialty. Additionally, he constantly educates himself and his staff on advancements in the treatment of this disease. We encourage you to call us today to schedule an appointment to help manage your vein disease.