Approximately 55% of women and 25% of men have varicose veins. Without treatment, about 6% of them will go on to develop complications. Dr. Hei Jin Chung specializes in effectively treating varicose veins using the best therapy for each patient. Whether you’d like to improve your appearance by eliminating unsightly veins or your varicose veins cause painful symptoms, call Dr. Chung Vein Specialist in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, or book an appointment online.
Blood flows against gravity as the veins in your legs transport blood back to your heart. Muscles in vein walls contract to push blood up the veins, while valves stop blood from flowing down.
When your muscles or valves weaken or don’t work properly, blood flows backward and accumulates in the vessels. Over time, this accumulation leads to varicose veins.
Some patients don’t have any symptoms, while others experience:
Varicose veins can also lead to health complications such as skin ulcers, deep and superficial blood clots, cellulitis, and chronic venous insufficiency.
Dr. Chung eliminates varicose veins using one of the following treatments:
If you experience any of the following symptoms, it’s time to talk with Dr. Chung:
If you have any pain, even a dull ache, please don’t hesitate to call Dr. Chung Vein Specialist to schedule a vein examination.