Treatment of varicose veins in clinics of Latvia

Varicose veins

Varicose veins are functional changes in the vascular system, which leads to the expansion of the veins under the human skin. Every fifth person on the earth suffers with this disease/ The focus is not necessarily concentrated on the legs, it can spread to the arms, abdomen and even hit the scrotum.

Varicose veins is a progressive pathology, because if you do not treat it early, the pain will only increase, causing a number of complications.

Symptoms of the development of venous disease include:

  • feeling of heaviness in the legs;
  • acute pain, which can be especially clearly felt in the prone position;
  • swelling of the ankles and feet;
  • persistent cramps;
  • skin tightening in areas of varicose veins;
  • visually enlarged veins;
  • bruising and hematomas on the limbs;
  • pigmentation of skin.
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Varicose vein treatment methods used in Latvia

Varicose vein treatment in Latvia

The majority of patients suffering from this disease are sent for treatment in Latvia. This is due to the fact that in the Baltic country the therapy is carried out several times more efficiently than in other European countries, and at the same time, it is much cheaper.

Latvian medicine has made great strides forward and offers its patients a modern, innovative treatment, totally different from the usual technologies. In addition, the clinics employ experienced and qualified doctors who use only advanced medical technologies in the treatment of varicose veins.

Modern methods of treatment of varicose veins in Latvia can be divided into two groups: conservative and innovative.

Conservative therapy is best suited for those patients who still develop the disease in the early stages and can live without surgical intervention. Therapy consists of using several methods:

  • Medicamentous treatment;
  • Varicose vein sclerotherapy;
  • Compression method.

Latvia is one of the few countries that actively applies advanced techniques in treatment, such as:

  1. The method of using bio-adhesive is non-surgical intervention when adhesive is introduced into the veins by injection through a catheter.
  2. Laser operation.

The price of varicose vein treatment in Latvia is significantly lower than in Germany, Israel, and Switzerland. And for this reason, the majority of patients choose Baltic clinics for treatment.

Benefits of Laser Vein Surgery

Treatment of varicose veins with laser therapy is a progressive method that reduces the risk of relapse, is less traumatic and almost painless. In addition, the patient can go home immediately after the therapy session.

But the laser has other advantages:

  • More efficient and safer;
  • Only affected areas of the veins are treated;
  • Reduced risk of injury to adjacent tissues;
  • Painless method;
  • The operation is performed in a short period of time - from 20 to 45 minutes;
  • Non-invasive method of removing varicose veins;
  • Fast recovery.

Innovative treatment of varicose veins using bioglue

Latvia is among the top five countries that use biological glue to treat varicose veins. The bonding technique is considered absolutely painless, and at the same time it is much more effective than the usual methods of treatment.

It is used more preferably in the early stages of the development of the disease, and it also does not leave behind a scar, which reduces the risk of the formation of new relapses. In addition, the procedure is not traumatic, and after it the veins do not hurt or bleed.

The cost of treatment of varicose veins in Latvia

With all the variety of advantages of medical tourism in the Baltic clinics, another advantage is the price of vein treatment in Latvia. The quality of services here does not affect the pricing policy, because, first of all, local doctors seek to cure a patient suffering from varicose veins without a chance of a relapse.

The cost of treatment with a laser apparatus here ranges from 400 to 1200€. At the same time, in Germany it will cost 6,100€ to cure veins with this method.

German clinics offer their patients bio-adhesive therapy for €5,000, while in Latvia this operation will cost only €580. Almost 10 times cheaper!

Even turning to conservative vein treatment methods in Latvia can save up to €3,500.

Violetta Yanyshevska
Violetta YanyshevskaAuthor and medical editor