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Advanced and Proven Vein Treatment Therapies
We are the only Vein Clinic and Dermatology Practice in the Columbia, Maryland region and we are proud to serve people from all over the National Capital Area of Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. Find out more about Dr. Banda - a leading provider of minimally-invasive Vein and Skin procedures.
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MD Vein & Skin Specialists
Our focus is the management of varicose veins and other vein disease. All our treatments are offered as non- invasive medical therapies and minimally-invasive vein restoration procedures such as endovenous ablation, sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy and surface lasers. Our practice also offers general dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.
Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that can appear ropy or cord-like and often occur in the great saphenous vein (GSV) system in the legs, so they frequently appear on the calves and lower thighs.
More About Varicose Veins
The veins in our bodies perform the vital function of returning blood to the heart where it can then be replenished with oxygen and nutrients. Veins have one-way values which prevent the blood from flowing in the wrong direction. Faulty valve function allows blood to leak backwards—called reflux– often causing increased pressure and stretching of the vein walls. In turn, the malfunctioning veins can bulge beyond the surface of the skin.
Varicose vein formation is often hereditary, and many women notice the development of both varicose veins and spider veins during pregnancy. Gravity is constantly trying to pull blood downward, so extended time on your feet, increased weight, age, and higher blood pressure may all be contributing factors.