Free Consultations for Prevention of Chronic Vein Disease.
Starting April 9 a veins urgent assistance center will launch operation at Tbilisi Mall to provide free consultations about progression of chronic vein diseases and risks of their progress, as well as to introduce prevention mechanisms and share recommendations that should be taken into account for disease prevention.
Doppler cabinet will be placed at Veins Urgent Assistance Center to ensure valuable examination of patients. The campaign is carried out under the aegis of Association of Angiologists and Blood Vessel Surgeons of Georgia and its objective is to upgrade public awareness about chronic vein diseases and to promote treatment process.
«It is frequently said as if chronic disease of veins is expressed in varicose veins. This is erroneous consideration. Vein pains, at the initial stage, without visible signs, is expressed in discomforts in legs and it necessarily must be healed in this phase. That’s why consultations are necessary. It is available to take into account certain recommendations without a doctor that will decrease certain risks of disease – this is lifestyle modification and treatment by medications», Zaza Lazarashvili, president of Association of Angiologists and Blood Vessel Surgeons of Georgia, said.
The campaign will last on Tbilisi Mall territory for a month, through May 14. Every Saturday and Sunday (excluding April 15-16), from 11 o;clock to 18 o’clock, patients will receive free consultations at veins urgent assistance center. Chronic vein disease is a widespread disorder all over the world. Main symptoms are pain, gravity and newgrowth in legs, especially in summer period. According to statistics, every 8 persons of 10 ones have expressed forms of chronic disease. Despite a major part of patients are women, men are also frequently diseased.
Risk group of chronic vein disease unite persons with genetic disorders and excessive weight, pregnant women (especially with more than 2 babies), athletes in some directions and employed people, who have to sit or stay for a long period because of their job peculiarities. Vein urgent assistance is a mobile project that started in 2016 and has already provided free consultations for about 3000 interested persons.