Varicose Vein Treatment
Vein Clinic in DuPage, Kane & DeKalb Counties, IL
Varicose veins are swollen, raised veins near the surface of the skin. They generally appear on the legs and feet and can have a twisting and turning appearance, and are blue, red, or purple in color.
Symptoms of varicose veins occur mostly in the legs and ankles. Varicose veins are highly visible and feel raised if you pass your hand over the skin.
While individuals may experience different symptoms, they can include:
Varicose veins are caused by weak or malfunctioning valves inside the veins. These valves help your body fight gravity to deliver blood to your lungs and heart. But when the valves start to leak, blood pools in certain parts of the veins, causing the veins to swell. This is why varicose veins appear enlarged and twisted.
The following factors can contribute to the risk of developing varicose veins:
Most of us have a genetic predisposition to developing vein disease, which means we have a family history of varicose veins or other vein diseases. Other causes of varicose veins include:
Symptoms of varicose veins occur mainly in your legs or ankles and can include:
Eating healthy, maintaining a healthy body weight, avoiding sitting and standing for long periods of time and staying away from tobacco are some of the best ways to avoid or lessen your symptoms.
Before we consider any kind of treatment, you will be screened to make sure we completely understand your symptoms. From there, our team of experts will perform ultrasound vein mapping, so we can see exactly where the problem veins are located. If treatment is needed, we combine our years of experience with the latest cutting-edge technology to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients – all with minimal discomfort, little downtime and no scarring. Gone are the old-school treatments of vein stripping and open surgery. In fact, our procedures are so much simpler that most patients typically return to their normal activities the same day.
Approximately 25% of adults develop varicose veins at some point in life. Listed below are some of the most effective ways to avoid or lessen the symptoms:
When varicose veins are affecting your everyday quality of life, it’s time to find a reputable varicose vein clinic. The team at Gilvydis specializes in vein care and offer varicose vein treatment near you at our Rockford, Naperville, Sycamore, and Geneva locations.
We take the time to learn more about your symptoms to provide the best possible outcomes for each patient.
From the moment you schedule a free screening with us to the conclusion of your varicose vein treatment, you can expect the highest level of compassion and care.
We start with a consultation visit and perform an ultrasound vein mapping to identify the veins that are not working properly. One of our vein specialists will explain the results and offer the treatment plan that’s best for you.
We highly recommend wearing comfortable clothes during this appointment, and to come prepared to talk through your history of vein-related symptoms as well as your medical history.
At Gilvydis Vein Clinic, we blend modern technology with advanced expertise in vein care. All treatments are performed at our cutting-edge outpatient clinic. You’ll experience minimal discomfort and no downtime.
Our vein treatments involve three main techniques that can restore the look of your legs and transform your leg health.
Ultrasound vein mapping allows our ultrasonographer team to identify those veins that are not working properly and determine the best treatment option for the patient.
Endovenous laser ablation uses a tiny laser and catheter to permanently seal varicose veins from the inside.
During sclerotherapy, a solution is injected into small and medium-sized varicose veins to close them.
Using cutting-edge technology allows us to provide patients with minimal discomfort, little downtime, no scarring, and the best possible outcomes. Patients typically return to their normal activities the same day, although we recommend you avoid strenuous activities for at least a week after your varicose vein treatment.
Trust your vein care to the professionals. Dr. Gilvydis and his team are the #1 varicose vein specialists in the midwest region and have performed more than 24,000 successful laser treatments.
Throughout Naperville, Geneva, and Sycamore we are known for excellence in vein care and patient care. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality, individualized care so our patients receive the best possible outcomes.
Get back to your best life. Schedule a free screening to get started.
When it comes to your health, experience and expertise matter. At Gilvydis Vein Clinic, we focus exclusively on vein care and are experts when it comes to finding solutions to improve our patients’ lives. Discover for yourself how we’ve made a difference.
Long days of teaching exacerbated the burning and restless feelings in Kendra Brauer’s legs. The bruises and visible veins also provoked curious questions from her second-grade students if she wore anything shorter than full-length pants. Brauer first noticed a bruise on her leg when she was in her mid-20s. Slowly, more veins showed up and […]
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