Here are terms and definitions used by Alsara Vein Clinic and the medical community:
Special hoisery that promotes rapid healing. Provides a gradient of pressure – more compressive at the lower end and gradually decreasing towards the upper end.
Deep Vein Thrombosis. A blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body.
Dry, flaky skin rash.
Endomechanical Ablation. A new treatment that is rivaling EVLA. The procedure closes the problem veins and their tributaries in an effective, safe, and comfortable way.
Endovenous Laser Ablation. A minimally invasive varicose vein treatment that offers an effective alternative to the surgical stripping of veins. EVLA is a procedure that uses laser energy to close the problem veins at their source.
Method of treating Telangectasias using high-frequency energy to eliminate visible spider veins.
Inflammation of the vein.
The study of venous disease.
Restless Leg Syndrome. Varicose veins do not cause RLS, but do have many symptoms in common, such as itching, tingling and burning and a constant urge to move you legs.
Method of treating varicose veins and venous insufficiency using medication injected into a vein, causing it to close. Also known as Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy.
Transcatheter Closure. A tiny catheter is used to deliver medication to the entire length of a vein at one time, through a single entry point.
Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy.
Enlarged veins in the legs that are often visible on the skin surface. They are diseased veins that no longer allow proper blood flow.
A non-invasive ultrasound examination of the veins in your legs showing the size & shape of your veins, blood flow, and how the valves in your veins are functioning.
Condition that occurs when one-way valves inside a vein are damaged, and upward flow of blood is impaired.