Vein Treatment at Mercy Suburban Hospital and Nazareth Hospital
The Vein Centers at Mercy Suburban Hospital and Nazareth Hospital offer painless, minimally invasive treatments to help make varicose and spider veins disappear.
Chronic venous insufficiency of the legs affects half of the U.S. population — 50 to 55% of women and 40 to 45% of men. Of these, 20 to 25% of the women and 10 to 15% of men will have visible varicose veins. Risk factors include age, family history, female gender, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, and multiple pregnancies.
Symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency include aching leg pain, easy leg fatigue, and leg heaviness, which grow worse over the course of the day. In more severe cases, venous insufficiency can cause skin discoloration and ulcers.
Minimally Invasive Vein Treatment
The skilled and experienced interventional radiologists at the Vein Centers at Mercy Suburban Hospital and Nazareth Hospital use minimally invasive techniques, such as laser ablation (Performed at Nazareth Hospital), thermal ablation (Performed at Mercy Suburban Hospital) and sclerotherapy to restore blood flow and improve the appearance of unsightly leg veins.
Minimally invasive procedures offer quick recovery time with rapid relief of symptoms and no scarring. At the Vein Centers at Mercy Suburban Hospital and Nazareth Hospital, the goal of treatment is to close down weakened veins so blood flow is rerouted to healthy veins. Then your legs can start to feel better and look better.
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Talk to a Vein Expert
Talk to one of our highly skilled experts at the Vein Centers at Mercy Suburban Hospital and Nazareth Hospital, call 1.877.GO MERCY (1.877.466.3729).