Vascular/vein problems can look unsightly or increase your risk of complications. If you have abnormal-looking veins or experience unusual symptoms, turn to New York City’s CHW Cares in Washington Heights, Manhattan. They diagnose and treat vascular/vein abnormalities to restore your skin’s appearance and reduce unpleasant symptoms.
Vascular/vein issues occur when veins narrow, get blocked, or don’t work as they should. Examples of vein problems include:
CHW Cares experts have extensive training in eliminating diseased veins and treating vascular problems.
Common signs and symptoms of vein problems include:
Risk factors for vein problems include poor dietary habits, obesity, lack of exercise, smoking, diabetes, and other chronic conditions.
During an evaluation at CHW Cares, your specialist weighs you and checks your blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs. They review your medical history and symptoms and complete a physical exam.
Your primary care provider may recommend you undergo blood tests, heart function tests, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your condition and develop an effective treatment.
Common treatments for vascular/vein problems include:
Getting more exercise, elevating your legs, and wearing compression stockings can reduce spider veins, varicose veins, and other vascular issues. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating healthy foods, and not sitting or standing for long time periods can help too.
During sclerotherapy, your provider injects a special solution into diseased veins to make them close and disappear.
Radiofrequency treatment uses energy and heat to destroy diseased veins, making them scar and disappear over time.
Endovenous laser treatment uses energy to close and destroy diseased veins.
Surgical procedures allow your specialist to remove diseased veins, unblock clogged veins, or widen them to prevent vascular complications.