Lovely Westfield Woman’s Club

It’s been such a long, dreary, cold winter. In western Massachusetts, April can be especially more sad and bleak when the Nor’easter persists across our towns and dumps snow and icy rain with spite. So it was with great pleasure and anticipation one sunny afternoon last week that I drove to Westfield to give a talk on vein conditions and treatments. A very lovely woman named Mary Ellen Anderson from the Westfield Woman’s Club had invited me to address their members at their monthly lunch meeting.

The Importance of Seeing a Vein Specialist

Vein specialists are striving to develop newer and more effective techniques for treating varicose and spider veins. They are also devoted to discovering safer and more advanced methods of treating vein diseases.

Vein specialists have become much more popular and credible in recent years. The importance of seeing a vein specialist is also much more realized and understood than ever before. Patients suffering from varicose veins, spider veins or any type of vein disease used to have little recourse in seeking treatment aside from undergoing vascular surgery. As technologies and techniques have advanced, the options have grown and become much safer than they used to be.

Suffering with vein problems is no longer necessary, and varicose and spider veins are not as life threatening as they once were. Vein specialists are now able to offer safe and efficient treatment options to their patients. These treatments take less time and require less recovery time after undergoing a procedure.

What do Vein Specialists Do?
A vein specialist is an expert in the field of phlebology. This medical specialty employs the use of advanced techniques and technologies to treat varicose veins and spider veins. It is also the medical practice focused on treating vein diseases.

Relatively new to recognition as being trained in a medical specialty field, vein specialists employ the use of several techniques to treat their patients. These techniques may include one or more of the following:

Sclerotherapy: The injection of medication into problem veins, which causes them to collapse and be absorbed into the body
ELA (Endovenous Laser Ablation): The use of a vascular laser to destroy blood vessels while avoiding damage to surrounding skin
Phlebectomy: The surgical removal of problem veins

Why See a Vein Specialist
Vein problems that are left untreated can […]

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Advanced Vein Care is happy to provide more information. Call our Springfield, MA office at (413) 732-4242 or fill out the form below.

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