Vein Disease Treatment & Therapy - Long Island, NY
Vein disease encompasses a broad range of conditions that range from merely cosmetic to very serious. Over 40 million Americans are affected by a form of vein disease, making it a very common health condition.
The Board Certified Vein & Aesthetic Experts at Star Veins & Aesthetics are expertly equipped to diagnose, treat, and perform corrective surgery on all types of vein diseases. Contact us for a free evaluation today if you think you are suffering from symptoms of vein disease.
FAQs on Vein Disease
What is Vein Disease?
Vein disease (also known as venous disease or vascular disease) occurs when the valves inside your veins become damaged or weakened. Vein disease is an umbrella term for any condition that affects the blood vessels, arteries, and veins. It can manifest as any of the following conditions:
What Are The Symptoms of Vein Disease?
The symptoms of vein disease vary depending on the exact diagnosis, but often include:
- Skin discoloration around the ankles/lower legs
- Leg rash
- Varicose veins (bulging, enlarged veins)
- Spider veins (tiny, web-like, red or blue veins)
- Legs that tire easily
- Swelling of the legs
- Itching or numbness
- Aching pain that worsens at night
- Leg heaviness
- Restless legs
- Numbness or tingling
- Burning or throbbing veins
What Causes Vein Disease?
As we age, issues in the veins can develop due to a variety of genetic or environmental factors, such as:
- Prolonged immobility (common in bedridden patients)
- Trauma to the blood vessels (catheters, chemotherapy, etc)
- Family history
How Is Vein Disease Treated?
We offer a number of minimally-invasive, in-office treatments, including: