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Leg Vein Screenings

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smooth legsHedden Plastic Surgery is now offering Leg Vein Screenings at our Greystone Cosmetic Center home in Birmingham, Alabama. These screenings are performed to check for symptoms of Chronic Venous Insufficiency, which include enlarged, discolored veins that are not only unsightly but can pose multiple health risks.

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) is a long-term medical condition that occurs because of partial vein blockage or blood leakage, typically in the deeper leg veins. Left untreated, varicose veins can cause aching, throbbing pain and put individuals a higher risk for more serious circulatory disorders.

It would be easy if we could pinpoint a single cause of varicose veins, but that’s not possible. There are many factors that increase your risk, such as family history, excess pressure on your legs from standing, being overweight and pregnancy to name just a few. While you can’t stop the development of varicose veins, you can take proactive steps to treat them.

Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins

If you are one of the 40 million Americans ever year who suffer from varicose veins, you should know about a non-surgical treatment that is safe, virtually painless and requires little or no downtime. Birmingham, Alabama Laser Varicose Vein Treatment uses laser energy to achieve proven results without the discomfort and longer recovery experienced with surgery. EVLT is quickly becoming the gold standard in the treatment of varicose veins and is insurance reimbursable in many cases.

Please contact the Alabama vein experts at Hedden Plastic Surgery today to set up your Leg Vein Screening in Birmingham-Hoover. Our physicians will evaluate the condition of your legs and fully answer any questions you may have about EVLT Varicose Vein Treatment.

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