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This 3D animation outlines symptoms and describes various types of treatment for varicose veins.
The Vascular Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is a comprehensive center specializing in circulatory system disorders. Our vascular surgeons practice a variety of advanced minimally invasive procedures, including minimally invasive varicose vein surgery and removal.
Varicose veins are enlarged, gnarled veins visible on the legs and feet. They can be treated with many lifestyle adjustments like more frequent exercise, weight loss, less restrictive clothing, leg elevation and avoiding standing and sitting for long periods of time. Compression stockings are a common suggestion as well and help veins move blood more efficiently. For more severe cases, there are many minimally invasive treatment options available.
The doctors of The Vascular Center at Mercy perform the latest procedures for varicose vein removal. Venefit™ (formerly known as VNUS Closures™) offers a minimally invasive solution for varicose vein removal and results in minimal or no scaring and shorter operating time as opposed to the traditional procedure of vein stripping.
Veingogh© is a procedure for varicose veins that uses tiny, high frequency currents to deliver a microburst to heat up the vein, coagulate the blood and collapse the vein wall. Our vascular surgeons are experts in these advanced treatment options for varicose veins. Other minimally invasive treatment options include:
People who are in pain from their varicose veins or can no longer deal with their embarrassment over the enlarged, twisted blood vessels in their legs and feet might consider some of the minimally invasive vein procedures available today.
The Vascular Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, diagnoses and treats a broad range of circulatory system disorders including stroke and mini stroke, leg pain and swelling, blood clots, aneurysms, varicose veins and circulatory disease. Drs. Paul Lucas, Kurtis Kim and Alain Tanbe provide comprehensive care using advanced treatments including balloon angioplasty, stent-graft repair, endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, aortic aneurysm and dissection, varicose vein removal, bypass surgery, neck artery repair and minimally invasive catheter procedures.
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Dr. Paul Lucas, Director of The Vascular Center at Mercy, leads a clinical team providing diagnosis and treatment for circulatory problems, including aneurysm, stroke, swelling of the leg and blockages.
Cheryl wears compression socks while working to help with venous insufficiency, a buildup of pressure in her legs.