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Boca Raton : Dr. Andrew Styperek Located at 7050 W Palmetto Park Rd #38, Boca Raton, FL 33433, Phone: (561) 948-3376

Delray Beach : Dr. Andrew Styperek Located at 950 S.E. 5th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483, Phone: (561) 500-7546

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Veins Overview

Vein disease, also called venous insufficiency (VI), encompasses a range of skin and vein changes in the lower legs. Almost 40% of Americans are affected by this condition. In many cases, people with VI will notice: 

Telangiectasias: fine red vessels on the skin
Spider veins: blue/purple vessels on the skin
Varicose veins: rope-like vessels that are especially visible when standing
Hyperpigmentation: Skin darkening at the ankles, feet and lower leg

These changes can cause frustration and embarrassment because of their appearance. Other symptoms such as aching, restless leg, and cramping can also impact your life, keeping you at home and causing you to loose sleep. 

WHO CAN GET VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY?

Venous insufficiency (VI) is possible in anyone. Individuals with family members who have had varicose veins or venous insufficiency are more likely to have this issue. Women who have had multiple pregnancies are also more likely to have venous insufficiency. Other important factors include getting older and increased weight. 

WHAT ARE THE COMMON SYMPTOMS?

Apart from the visible changes which often bring patients to our practice, there are several other symptoms associated with venous insufficiency (VI) 

  • "Heavy" feeling in the legs, especially at the end of the day

  • Easily fatigued legs

  • Swelling in the ankle or leg

  • Restless legs at night

  • Aching or cramping in the lower extremities, especially at night

  • Ulceration of your skin on the leg or ankle

  • Chronic rashes on lower extremities

TREATING YOUR VEINS

Treating your varicose veins and venous insufficiency has never been easier. Previously, surgical procedures in an operating room were required. Today, we have numerous options, from compression stockings and anti-inflammatory medications to minimally invasive procedures and sclerotherapy to treat venous insufficiency.

Most insurance plans cover these procedures. Recovery time is brief. Many people return to everyday activities the next day. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Andrew. He will be happy to tell you more about treatment options available for your varicose veins and venous insufficiency. 

Boca Raton

7050 W Palmetto Park Rd #38
Boca Raton, FL 33433 |
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950 S.E. 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33483 |
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