Spider & Varicose Vein Treatment: More Than Cosmetic

Dr. Joseph Jensen is here to help you with spider vein and varicose vein treatment in Layton, Utah!

What Are Spider & Varicose Veins?

If you’re noticing unwanted lines creeping up your legs or face, you may be experiencing the onset of spider veins. Dr. Joseph Jensen is Utah’s expert vein treatment doctor. Spider Veins can be painful and keep you from performing ordinary tasks, or they could be the start to a more severe case of varicose veins. Whether due to age, genetics, or your occupation, spider veins (though smaller than varicose veins) occur when valves within the vein walls become damaged, causing blood to accrue within the vein.

Symptoms Of Spider Veins

More common in women than men, spider veins typically present as small red, purple, or blue vessels that twist and turn and are visible through the skin. Symptoms include minor itching to serious pain. Left untreated, symptoms will worsen overtime and more painful varicose veins may develop.

What Causes Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins occur when valves within vein walls become damaged, causing the blood to accrue within the veins themselves. This causes the veins to stretch and visibly enlarge. Varicose veins are often associated with age, but they can also be caused by genetics, standing in place for long periods of time, and lack of exercise. Other contributing factors include obesity and heavy lifting. Without treatment, symptoms can worsen over time.

Are Spider & Varicose Veins Treatable?

The good news? Spider veins and varicose veins can be treated! Whether you’re looking for sclerotherapy or varicose vein surgery, contact Jensen’s practice today for an appointment and find out which minimally invasive procedure will get you back to your energetic self.

How Does The Spider Vein Treatment Work?

Dr. Joseph Jensen DO is established as the premier vein care surgeon in the west, often proctoring other doctors in the appropriate methods. He is dedicated to providing his patients comfort and ease of mind. Through your consultation, Jensen will determine what treatment would be best for you. Spider veins are treated with a non-invasive laser approach. Dr. Jensen’s lasers provide the latest technology to remove unwanted spider veins. Spider veins can also be treated with sclerotherapy if the patient so chooses.

If it is determined you have varicose veins requiring a more comprehensive treatment, Jensen uses endovenous ablation to treat the vein or veins causing the problem. Endovenous ablation of a vein is accomplished by advancing a tiny flexible catheter through the vein to be treated. After the vein has been completely anesthetized, the catheter emits radio frequency energy which causes the vein to close and eventually disappear. This is a minimally-invasive, typically painless, outpatient procedure using local anesthesia that will allow you to be out and about in no time.

Recovery From Vein Treatment

Patients who undergo laser or closure procedures generally recover faster and experience little to no scarring. Soon, you could be feeling better and, walking, running, and riding a bike with little to no pain and discomfort. Make an appointment today to decide which of these advanced procedures could benefit you.

GENERAL SURGERY WITH A GENTLE TOUCH.

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Is it time to begin a new chapter in your life? One that doesn’t involve pain or discomfort from stomach and intestinal discomfort. Dr. Joseph Jensen wants to help bring you back to enjoying regular activity.

Surgery can be worrisome to think about, but don’t let abdominal discomfort take control of your life. Let go of the fear and find out how your life could change by speaking with Dr. Jensen.

We recognize you are going to have questions, and we want to answer them. Our practice is committed to bringing you everything you need to know when you’re making the decision to undergo surgery. We are devoted to personal care, and patients around the region know to trust us for all their general surgery needs.

Dr. Jensen is the premier GI surgeon in Utah, providing skilled knowledge along with the most advanced minimally invasive approach to the following:

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gallstone Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • GI Tract Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery

How Does It Work?

At our practice, we understand state of the art surgery requires precision and skill. Dr. Jensen uses the most relevant technology, but our practice doesn’t let technology and robotics have all the control. Dr. Joseph Jensen, DO, specializes in the use of the da Vinci Surgical System. This system provides precise and accurate movement unsurpassed in robotics while combining the advantage of the artistic skill of a surgical mind and hand.

The da Vinci Surgical System provides a 3-D high-definition image. Making small incisions, Dr. Jensen is able to use instruments which translate the surgeon’s hand movements (giving Dr. Jensen 100% control). Furthermore, due to the small incisions, recovery from procedures with the da Vinci Surgical System is shortened, allowing you to get back to enjoying life.

Turn Back The Clock Today!

Dr. Jensen and his fantastic team are anxious to get you on the road to a happier you. Call today, meet Dr. Jensen, and plan your procedure.

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Contact Dr. Joseph Jensen to learn more about spider vein and varicose vein treatment where we proudly serve Layton, Clinton, Bountiful, Farmington, Kaysville, Ogden and every town in between!

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