For Release on August 10, 2011
New Varicose Vein Treatment Offers Hope
Radio frequency ablation treatment offered by the Iowa Vein Clinic
provides a nearly pain-free solution for those dealing with varicose veins
(Davenport, IA) – It’s hard to beat gravity.
Approaching middle age, many women who spend careers on their feet dread the onset of varicose veins. Not only are they are unsightly and painful, but traditional treatments could also be as painful as the vein condition itself – leading to unnecessary suffering.
And men aren’t immune to the condition either. “Men also suffer from varicose veins, particularly those who spend time on their feet or who have a genetic predisposition to the problem,” explains fellowship-trained Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon Richard Sadler, M.D., Chest and Vascular Surgery, & the Iowa Vein Clinic, Davenport. “However men are even less likely to seek treatment.
“While varicose veins afflict both sexes, typically making them miserable in mid-life, there have been tremendous advancements in treatments that really minimize the pain,” Dr. Sadler explains. “There is no reason people should avoid treatment because they fear the old-style, incredibly painful treatments of vein stripping.