Varicose veins treatment Poland definition
The varicose vein is an enlarged and twisted vein that often looks like a thick, blue blood vessel and is very visible through the skin. Varicose veins are mostly seen in older people, usually women. The most common place where varicose veins appear is legs. Varicose veins are not only a medical problem but also an aesthetic one.
Benefits of varicose veins treatment Poland
Varicose veins are a condition that carries not only aesthetic problems but also medical. After the surgery, the patients will see a lot of benefits of the procedure, such as:
- relief from swelling and cramps
- improvement in general health
- beautiful looking legs
- leaving behind compression stockings
Varicose veins treatment Poland candidate
The best candidates for varicose veins have realistic expectations and do not have any of the following conditions:
- have an arterial disease in legs or other vein problems
- take a blood thinning medicine
- had blood clots previously in their life
- have a severe illness or infection
Varicose veins treatment Poland procedure
There are two methods available in our clinics that can be solved your varicose veins problem. Our surgeon can do the procedure surgically, by making small incisions at the end and the beginning of your varicose vein and pulling the vein to make is straight again. This type of procedure is recommended for bigger varicose veins. Another available option is laser treatment. The surgeon treats the varicose veins with the focused laser beam which heats the veins. The heat damages the vein and scar tissue is formed inside the vein that closes the blood flow. Closed vein will lose blood flow and disappear after few months. This type of procedure is recommended for smaller varicose veins.
Before varicose veins surgery
Before varicose veins procedure, you should do some medical tests that will determine if you qualify for the surgery and some preoperative blood tests. To see if you qualify for the surgery, the clinic will examine you with handheld Doppler and ultrasound scan.
Required medical tests before varicose veins surgery in Poland
All the standard medical tests should be done before the procedure:
- blood group
- blood morphology
- SR (sedimentation rate)
- coagulogram (APTT, INR)
- serum glucose
- electrolytes levels
- urine analysis
- EKG (only for patients older than 55 y.o.)
Length of varicose veins treatment
The procedure may take from 45 minutes to an hour, depending on the treatment type. Laser procedure takes less time than standard surgical treatment. You can ask your surgeon during the consultation how long will your surgery last.
Stay in the clinic
After the procedure, you will be taken to the recovery room where you will rest and the nurse will take care of you. Some varicose veins surgeries required one night stay in the clinic, but sometimes you can leave your hotel few hours after the procedure.
Minimum stay in Poland
Depending on the type of varicose veins surgery, you may need to stay in Poland for 4-7 days. It is always better to stay longer and give yourself more time to rest and heal, but the final number of days will be given to you by your surgeon.
Back to work
The time that is needed for initial healing depends on surgery type and your work. However, usually, our patients go back to work after 1-3 weeks. It is very important to speak with your surgeon about the possibility of going back to work.
Varicose veins treatment Poland results
The main goal after varicose veins surgery is to have the varicose veins disappear and for the general health to improve. The results of the surgery depend on the treatment type, so it is important to speak with your surgeon. 10 days after the surgery you can stop wearing compression stockings. Bruising of the legs should go away after 3-4 weeks.
Varicose veins treatment Poland risks and complications
Complications after the varicose veins surgery are very rare. However, you should watch out for:
- chest infection
- wound infection
- fluid leaking of the wound
- nerve injuries
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- recurrent varicose veins
Varicose veins treatment abroad
If you wish to have the surgery done by very experienced surgeons and save some money, you should consider Poland for your cheap varicose veins surgery. Our patient advisors will help you every step of the way, so do not hesitate and contact us!