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What you should know about spider veins

If you’ve experienced spider veins, then you know they are unsightly but not usually painful. Hare, we break down what causes them and the most effective way to treat them.  What are spider veins? Spider veins are tiny damaged veins that appear most commonly on the legs and sometimes the face. They can be red, […]


Questions to ask about vein disease

If you find yourself with spider veins, varicose veins or other signs of vein disease, you may have a million questions about when to seek medical treatment and what can be done to treat your problem. Here are some frequently asked questions about vein disease and treatment options. What is vein disease? Vein disease, venous […]


Tips to improve your circulation

Did you know that your body is made up of about 60,000 miles of blood vessels that carry blood to every corner of your body? If you ever have poor circulation, this means your blood flow is slow or something is blocking blood flow and those cells in your body aren’t getting the nutrients and […]


How much do you know about spider veins?

Spider veins are small, squiggly lines that cause a big headache for anyone who has them. They can be unsightly and cause someone to avoid wearing clothing that would reveal these pesky veins on their skin. But how much do you know about spider veins? Read on for seven facts you may not know.  Spider […]


Why you should consider laser ablation to treat your varicose veins

If you’ve tried conservative measures to treat your varicose veins and still aren’t finding the relief you seek, then you should consider endovenous laser ablation. This minimally invasive procedure is hugely successful at treating varicose veins with little or no downtime. Here are six things you should know about this state-of-the-art treatment:  Varicose veins aren’t […]


Frequently asked questions about vein disease

If you think you have venous reflux disease or have been diagnosed with vein disease, you may have a lot of questions about your treatment options. Here are some frequently asked questions about this common condition that affects approximately 75 million Americans.  What is venous reflux disease?  The role of arteries is to deliver oxygenated […]


What is vein mapping?

When a patient comes to the office showing signs and symptoms of venous insufficiency, it’s our job to see what’s going on with the veins. A diagnostic test called vein mapping helps us determine what is causing the problem and is used to plan the course of treatment. Here, we share some fast facts and […]


What kind of anesthesia is used during vein procedures?

If you are thinking about undergoing a varicose vein procedure such as laser or radiofrequency vein ablation, you may be wondering what kinds of anesthesia may be offered to help keep you comfortable during your procedure. Here, we define the four main categories of anesthesia and which ones may be used depending on the procedure […]


Veinous Insufficiency

Common treatments for venous reflux disease

Also known as venous insufficiency, venous reflux disease is a medical condition where the valves in the veins of the legs malfunction, allowing blood to pool instead of being pushed back up towards the heart. Read on to learn about two of the most common treatments for this condition. Conservative treatments When the blood pools […]


Minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins

Patients who have varicose veins are advised by their doctors to try conservative treatments such as changing their lifestyle, wearing compression stockings and elevating their legs when they are resting. But if your varicose veins bother you, you don’t need to put up with the pain or aching. Endovenous laser ablation is one technique that […]




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