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Spider Veins, Are They Preventable? - Dr. Navarro (VIDEO)

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Dr. Navarro explains if women can prevent spider veins.

Dr. Navarro:
Very difficult to prevent, basically just try to avoid birth control pills and hormones, and as soon as you develop the spider veins, go to the doctor, somebody who is very adept at sclerotherapy, and have them injected. And in a couple of visits usually you will get rid of them, and eventually, two or three years later when you develop new spider veins, do it the same.

About Dr. Navarro, M.D., F.A.C.S.:

Luis Navarro, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the Founder and Medical Director of The Vein Treatment Center, established in 1982. Dr. Navarro is a General Surgeon, originally board certified in 1976. He is also a senior Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where he was Chief Surgical Resident. Dr. Navarro graduated cum laude from the University of Barcelona Medical School in his native Spain. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Navarro is a Diplomate of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Phlebology, International Union of Phlebology, Canadian Society of Phlebology, American Society of Laser Medicine, and numerous other venous-related societies.

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