Dr. Navarro describes if women commonly have varicose veins and spider veins.
Between 60 and 80% of women who has varicose veins have spider veins also. So it’s very common to have both expressions of the disease, we can say. And of course, when somebody has varicose veins, the varicose veins are more important aspect of the disease so that’s what you usually will treat first, but then of course you need to take care of the spider veins for cosmetic reasons.
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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