Faqs

Faqs

Not anymore. With the advent of LASER varicose vein treatments are almost painless as it is scarless and no skin incisions are required. You can be discharged within a day post laser treatment. LASER is the most effective way to treat varicose veins with superior results and fast recovery. You can get back to work in just 3 days

One in four people with diabetes will develop diabetic foot ulcers in their lifetime. 50% of them will develop neuropathy ie. Loss of sensation in their feet. As a result a diabetic doesn’t experience pain due to repeated trauma or ulceration and tends to neglect it.

Here are some easy natural ways to avoid diabetic foot ulcers:

Frequent self examination of your feet to look for any cracks, discharges, ulcers etc.`

Keep your feet moist by applying emollients.

Wear lose fitting footwear to avoid shoebites.

Soft silicone sole footwear to prevent neuropathic ulcers.

Limb circulation can be affected due to various causes like smoking, diabetes, old age etc. One fifth of these patients develop gangrene and lose their limbs. Timely intervention by a Vascular specialist either in the form of Bypass surgery or Specialised injections with supervised exercises will help you avoid gangrene and limb loss.

Many a times people rush to doctors thinking varicose veins needs immediate attention and treatment. Despite what people think, varicose veins are neither life threatening nor limb threatening. Hence the treatment can be planned as per your convenience.

Presence of varicose veins doesn’t affect the heart or its functioning in any which way, Because varicose veins in one or both legs have limited effect on the venous return, preload or afterload hence having no impact on the heart. So if left untreated or treated on a later date it doesn’t affect your cardiac functioning. Blood pressure is linked to the arterial system and not the venous system. Hence an increase or decrease in your blood pressure has no effect in progression of varicose veins.

In people who workout regularly Large prominent veins over the arms and legs are a common sight. Contrary to popular belief these veins are not varicose, but body’s adaptive mechanism to the newfound changes in your muscle bulk. Heavy workouts or cardio have no impact in the progression of varicose veins, neither do they help relieve symptoms or regress your vein size. So go pick up your dumbbells.

Blood pressure is linked to the arterial system and not the venous system. Hence an increase or decrease in your blood pressure has no effect in progression of varicose veins.