The Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center targets varicose veins, spider veins, rosacea, and other venous disorders. Leading the center is Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, a specialist in vascular and thoracic surgery.
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TRENTON, N.J., Mar. 24, 2015 -- Spider veins are more than unsightly. They are a medical condition that requires treatment.
"Spider veins often appear with varicose veins and can be traced to the same underlying causes," said Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, the board-certified specialist in vascular and thoracic surgery who heads the Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center in Trenton, N.J. "They're small, abnormally dilated veins close to the surface of the skin."
While spiders are superficial veins, varicose veins are large and protruding from the skin. About 30 to 60 percent of adults have varicose or spider veins -- and women are more susceptible to both.
Varicose veins can inhibit blood flow, cause leg pain and a heavy feeling in the legs. They also may create skin changes, sores, swelling, and blood clots. Spider veins rarely pose a serious health problem, but they too can make the legs uncomfortable. In addition to their appearance, spider veins are often sources of itching and burning.
Among the factors predisposing a person to varicose veins are heredity, obesity, and jobs that require extended periods of standing. Additional factors are the hormonal influences of puberty, pregnancy, menopause, and the use of birth control pills.
The most common treatments for spider veins are sclerotherapy, which is an injection of sclerosing foam or liquid into the vein, and laser treatments, which focus intense light on the vein.
Sclerotherapy causes the affected vein to collapse. Laser light forces the vein to heat up and seal itself. The success of each depends on the skin type, number of sessions required, and skill of the administrator.
Another popular treatment for spider veins is the VeinGogh machine, which delivers heat through a hair-thin probe to thermo-coagulate the vein.
According to Dr. Ahmad, "If varicose or spider veins are a problem, please see a specialist. Our state-of-the-art techniques for the complete removal of spider veins have made treatments of this common condition more effective and safer than ever before."
Having gone to school in both the U.S. and England, Dr. Ahmad is certified by the American Board of Anti-aging Medicine and the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Disease. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, UK.
For more information on spider veins, Trenton, N.J., vascular surgeon, Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad invites prospective patients to visit the website at www.cvtc.net or contact the office at 1-609-890-2233 or Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center, 1760 Whitehorse Hamilton Square Road, Suite 5, Trenton, NJ 08690.
All patients at the Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center are treated by a board-certified vascular surgeon using the most modern, technologically advanced methods for varicose and spider veins, among other venous diseases. The center features a staff of highly trained professionals dedicated to understanding the patient's medical needs and providing the highest quality care and professional guidance.