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Ritacca Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Center, Premier Vein Clinic of Northwest Suburbs, Chicago
Ritacca Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Center specializes in veins and has over 25 years of experience in heart and vascular surgery also one of the fist vein centers to perform laser vein removal 10 years ago.
By: Gina Virgilio
Many people suffering from venous disorders come to vascular surgeons looking for treatment to either relieve pain or improve the visible appearance of diseased veins.
Spider veins, or telangiectasias, are small, thin, blood vessels visible beneath the skin. They appear most commonly on the face and legs and may look like a series of lines or a spider like shape with a dark center. It is estimated that they affect nearly half of adult women in the U.S.
Ritacca Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Center are board certified surgeons and active members of the American Academy of Phlebology (Varicose Vein Doctors).
Spider veins are caused by a variety of factors, including heredity, pregnancy (and other conditions that involve changes in hormone levels), weight gain, long periods of standing, and certain medications. They often appear red or blue, and because they form on the face, thighs, calves and ankles, many patients are bothered by the way they look. Others seek medical treatment for uncomfortable symptoms such as aching, burning, swelling and cramping.
Veins come in many forms, shapes and sizes. With most vein disorders, they are genetic and little can be done to avoid them. There are activities and lifestyles that may complicate an existing vein disorder such as pregnancy. The Ritacca Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Center, a premier vein clinic, offer the EVLT® laser treatment (Endovenous Laser Treatment) and sclerotherapy for the treatment of varicose veins and spider veins.
There have been over 70,000 procedures performed to date with the EVLT in which there is minimal downtime and patients return to work the next day. All procedures are done in our outpatient setting and not a hospital. Ritacca Laser Center has experienced a high success rate with our laser technology.
Ritacca Laser Center is the premier vein clinic. To learn more about veins and Ritacca Laser Center call 1-800-VEIN-DOC or visit us online at http://www.veindoctor-
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