Spider and Varicose veins

Spider and Varicose veins


Spider veins and varicose veins area common complaint in patients who have had children, stand for extended periods of time or have a family history of varicose veins. If Spider veins bother you, consider having them treated at Connecticut Skin Institute in Stamford with Dr. Omar Ibrahimi. He provides you with multiple treatment options for spider and varicose veins, including sclerotherapy and laser therapy.

Spider veins can be red, purple or blue vessels that are small caliber but are very visible due to their superficial location. Varicose veins are large, dilated veins. The root causes and treatments are very similar.

The main factor that causes spider and varicose veins is familial predisposition. Spider and varicose veins most commonly affect women. During pregnancy, the chances of the development of spider and varicose veins increases due to the impaired venous return from the legs.

In addition to these natural factors standing or sitting too long in one position can also contribute to spider and varicose veins development. This happens because venous blood circulation is diminished in the lower limbs when standing or sitting for extended periods of time.

Dr. Ibrahimi is a board certified dermatologist and a skilled provider, who is very experienced in the treatment of spider and varicose veins. By using sclerotherapy, a treatment with injections of sterile saline solutions that cause the veins to collapse and go through irreversible damage that will be eventually absorbed by the body.

The process of sclerotherapy is a procedure that should be performed only by highly skilled providers, such as Dr. Ibrahimi, who graduated from New York University, Harvard Medical School and the University of California Davis.Dr.Ibrahim also has acquired vast experience in his field by working at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Boston Veterans Hospital.

As the founder and medical director of his practice, Connecticut Skin Institute, Dr. Ibrahimi employs his best ability treating his patients with passion,offering great customer service,and incredible results that go beyond their expectations. He creates a bond that gives his patients many reasons to come back and schedule an array of treatments that he offers at his facility.

If you have spider or varicose veins, call to schedule a consultation to have sclerotherapy with Dr. Ibrahimi, and you will have beautiful legs for this summer and for the rest of your life!

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