Varicose veins are abnormal veins that have become swollen and engorged with toxic venous blood, a direct result of weak or failing valves that prevent blood from being routed back to the heart. While varicose veins can form on any part of the body, they are most commonly found on the backs of the calves, inside the leg, or on the thighs.
With locations in Jupiter and Wellington, Florida, the Goldman Vein Institute provides more than cosmetic treatment for varicose veins. Our highly qualified and experienced vein doctors specialize in comprehensive, FDA-approved treatments that provide patients with relief from tired, aching, restless, throbbing, heavy, crampy and swollen legs as well as other symptoms associated with varicose veins.
What Causes Varicose Veins?
Although varicose veins are often hereditary, other risk factors for this condition include:
Signs & Symptoms of Varicose Veins
Venous insufficiency occurs when check valves within veins malfunction, allowing blood to reflux, or flow backwards, causing toxic venous blood to pool and cause varicose veins.
Common signs of varicose veins include:
• Venous Stasis Dermatitis or Eczema
• Pigment changes such as Lipodermatosclerosis and Atrophie Blanche
• Skin changes in texture and contour, Venous Stasis Ulcers
• Phlebitis, Thrombophlebitis, DVT and Pulmonary Emboli
Treatment for Varicose Veins
The vein specialists at the Goldman Vein Institute offer several FDA-approved, minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency. Depending on your individual diagnosis, Dr. Goldman or Dr. Varghese-Goldman will recommend one or more of the following treatments:
This minimally invasive treatment uses gentle laser light to seal varicose veins, providing relief from swollen, aching legs.
Using an FDA-approved sclerosant, our vein specialists are able to seal varicose veins, offsetting potential hazards involved with chronic venous insufficiency, and restore healthy circulation.
Speak to a Vein Specialist in South Florida
Are you tired of swollen, aching legs and unsightly varicose veins? Schedule a consultation with Dr. Goldman or Dr. Varghese-Goldman in one of our state-of-the-art vein clinics to find out if vein treatment is right for you.
We have offices in the communities of Jupiter and Wellington, Florida, and offer vein treatment services to the surrounding communities of North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Stuart, Bal Harbor, and Palm Beach Gardens.