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Glenoaks Laser Center is Now Offering Treatments for Varicose Veins

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SOURCE Glenoaks Laser Center

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenoaks Laser Center is now offering varicose vein treatment in Glendale. Sclerotherapy is a procedure in which an FDA-approved agent is injected directly into the damaged vein. The vein becomes nonfunctional and is eventually absorbed by the body, and blood flow is routed to healthy veins. This is the preferred treatment for small varicose veins, according to the doctor at Glenoaks Laser Center. Visit http://glenoakslasercenter.com for more information about this treatment.

Varicose veins are veins that appear purple or blue against the skin. They occur as a result of the aging process, which causes the valves in the veins to malfunction. Blood pools in the vein, triggering the swollen, discolored appearance of the veins. Sclerotherapy offers patients several benefits, including improving the appearance of varicose, alleviating associated symptoms and creating a more attractive overall appearance for the legs. This treatment can only be performed by a medical professional. 

The risk of varicose veins can be increased by several factors, including: 

  • Heredity, which accounts for up to half of all cases
  • Advanced age
  • Female hormones, which can increase the risk of developing varicose veins
  • Pregnancy, which causes more strain on the veins in the legs
  • Excess weight, which puts pressure on the veins
  • Long periods of standing or sitting, particularly with the legs crossed or bent, which forces the veins to work harder

The right treatment can help restore confidence and increase comfort in those who suffer from varicose veins. Sclerotherapy is a safe, highly effective treatment that has been used since the early 1900s to shrink, fade and eliminate varicose and spider veins, and it is now the most common treatment used for these issues today.

About Glenoaks Laser Center

Glenoaks Laser Center is pleased to be able to offer this treatment option to their patients, and its team believes that it complements their suite of services, which include Phentermine for weight loss, vitamin B12 injections, Obagi products in Glendale and other services to improve appearance and overall well-being. The team at Glenoaks Laser Center uses only the safest and most effective salon-quality services in a warm, relaxing atmosphere and have provided patients with the most advanced treatments for years.

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