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Arlington Heights Vein Specialists
for your varicose veins

 

{ 33% of women and 17% of men in the U.S. suffer from lumpy, painful varicose veins. }

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For over three decades Illinois Veins Specialists has been a pioneer in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of varicose and spider veins, bringing relief to thousands of vein sufferers like you.
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Arlington Heights Vein Specialists

Chicagoland is home to one of the most preferred vein specialist clinics in the area—Illinois Vein Specialists. At our clinic, we care just as much about the treatment of vein disease and the specialized practice of venous and lymphatic medicine as we do our patients. Ever since we opened our doors in 2009, our physicians have continued to work towards advancing our treatment options to ensure that our patients are as comfortable as possible from start to finish. We always use a modern approach to minimize pain and maximize the efficiency of treatment. Our Arlington Heights vein specialists are committing to making sure that our patience get the best vein treatment possible, for whatever vein aliment you’re facing. We’ve effectively treated over 10,000 patients since opening our doors and are always welcoming new consultations.

 

What Causes Vein Disease?

Vein disease occurs when your veins aren’t working properly in some way or another. Vein disease can occur when your veins don’t efficiently return blood back to the heart for oxygenation, cell functioning is impaired, wound healing is slowed, or certain cells die. If you have signs of vein disease, it’s important to see a vein specialist. Over time, the condition will worsen and can result in serious complications. In some cases, vein disease in visible—such as the appearance of varicose veins or spider veins. However, in many cases, vein disease is not visible to the naked eye. More than 80 million people in the United States suffer from vein disease in one way or another and getting the proper treatment is important to living a safe, healthy life.

If you notice any varicose veins or spider veins, contact a vein specialist as soon as possible. Non-visual, yet common symptoms include pain, swelling, changes to the skin, cramps, or even leg ulcers. Vein disease is caused by a number of different factors and can complicate other medical conditions. To get the proper vein care, make sure that you always opt for a board-certified vein specialist who has the experience and expertise you need for the best vein treatment in Arlington Heights and beyond.

 

Modern Treatment of Varicose Veins and Spider Veins

In the past, vein disease treatment (vein stripping) was extremely painful, had long periods of recovery, and didn’t always work. There was only a 50% chance that you’d walk away with your vein disease properly treated. We understand that’s a big risk for such a painful experience, which is why we only use a modern treatment for varicose veins and spider veins. Thanks to modern technology, we now utilize non-surgical laser treatments for fast, pain-free treatment that results in minimal downtime.

The procedure used at Illinois Vein Specialists is referred to as endovenous laser therapy (EVLT). It can be performed from start to finish in less than an hour and only requires local analgesia—a numbing agent applied directly to the treatment site. EVLT works by delivering specific wavelengths to the affected vein that causes the vein to close up. Once closed, your body immediately and automatically re-routes the blood to other veins. This eliminates the diseased vein without causing any problems to your body’s circulatory system. While some patients feel a mild degree of discomfort, most report only experiencing an unfamiliar sensation on the localized area. Once EVLT is completed, you can leave Illinois Vein Specialists and continue on with your day with no restrictions.

Illinois Vein Specialists commonly treats spider veins using sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy closes the vines using an agent that is injected into the affected area. The site will become inflamed immediately after injection and after some time, the blood vessel hardens and closes. You’ll need to use compression bandages and hosiery during recovery to help aid in the effectiveness of the procedure, but over time the diseased vein is reabsorbed into the body tissue. We also offer intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment for spider veins. For a vein treatment center Arlington Heights residence trust, contact Illinois Vein Specialists today.

 

How to Choose an Arlington Heights Vein Doctor

Looking for a vein doctor in Arlington Heights can be stressful. Not only do you need to find a reputable doctor who understand vein disease, but you want to find someone that you know, like, and trust. It’s an important part of developing a strong relationship with your doctor. Illinois Vein Specialists always puts our patience health, happiness, and comfort at the forefront of all of our work. To make sure that you’re comfortable, we will start with a consultation. During this time, our board-certified vein specialist will discuss any problems or concerns that you’re having along with respective treatment options. Our goal is that all of our patients leave our office with happy legs and a healthy future.

Illinois Vein Specialists can help patients treat varicose veins, spider veins, and other signs of vein disease such as venous insufficiency. Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, and often dark. Many people see them as a cosmetic concern, but they can signify the presence of an underlying condition. When left untreated, they can result in pulmonary embolisms—a life threatening occurrence. Regardless of if you are unhappy with the aesthetics of varicose veins or not, it’s important to get them treated to avoid long-term, potentially fatal, complications. Spider veins don’t often lead to as serious complications, but they often leave those inflicted feeling unnecessary levels of pain.

For the best vein specialists in Arlington Heights, contact Illinois Vein Specialists today. Our physicians are board-certified in venous and lymphatic medicine and have undergone specialized training for accurate diagnosis and exemplary treatment plans. Illinois Vein Specialists use state-of-the-art treatments that are safe, efficient, and non-invasive, with recurrence rates below 5%. To schedule a consultation, give us a call at 847-277-9100 or fill out a contact form and one of our vein specialists will get back to you within one business day, if not sooner. In addition to Arlington Heights, we proudly serve residents from all throughout Illinois and surrounding areas.

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