What Are Venous Ulcers?
If you have been diagnosed with venous insufficiency and you live near Houston, it’s time to consult a vein specialist to discuss how you can prevent venous ulcers from forming. Venous ulcers are wounds that can develop because of poor blood circulation, as with the case of venous insufficiency. You can learn more about venous insufficiency and ulceration by watching this video.
You’ll learn where venous ulcers are usually located and what they typically look like. This video also explains some of the medical issues commonly associated with venous ulcers, including cellulitis, dermatitis, dry skin, and edema. Because venous ulcers are slow to heal, patients can expect that they will need specialized wound care services.