282016Feb

Best Vascular Surgeon for Your Venefit Procedure

The majority of adults will suffer from at least one varicose vein in their lives, with many people having several of these unsightly veins. Not only are varicose veins unpleasant in appearance, they may also be a sign that your circulatory system is not working efficiently. Getting varicose vein treatment such as the Venefit procedure…

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232016Feb

Chronic Venous Insufficiency Needs Treatment

When it comes to getting vein treatment, there are several options to consider. Before you decide on a procedure, though, it’s good to know what caused the issues to develop. Among the most common reasons is chronic venous insufficiency, which affects the blood flow through the valves in the veins. This is most often seen…

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132016Feb

What are the symptoms of Vein Disease?

Many patients suffering from varicose veins do not seek treatment because they believe varicose veins are a strictly cosmetic problem. However, bulging, swollen veins may be an indication of a more serious underlying vein disease that can affect your health – sometimes seriously. Many patients find that when they have their varicose veins treated, they also…

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32016Feb

Choosing the Best Spider Vein Treatment

Spider veins can be unsightly, but they aren’t usually an indication of a serious medical condition or a venous insufficiency disease. Instead, they are often genetic, and run in families. They are also generally small, and seen on the legs or the face. When spider vein treatment is done early, the veins don’t have a…

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282016Jan

Ambulatory Phlebectomy: What to Expect

Patients planning for an ambulatory phlebectomy can enter the procedure prepared and confident when they are well informed and educated on the procedure and recovery. This resource is designed to help patients understand what to expect and prepare for their ambulatory phlebectomy.  Before the Procedure If your doctor has recommended ambulatory phlebectomy, he or she…

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232016Jan

The 5 Best Varicose Vein Treatments

Up to 73% of women and 56% of men will experience varicose veins at some point in their lives, according to research published in Annals of Epidemiology. These veins can be a sign of chronic venous insufficiency, a circulatory system problem that prevents blood from efficiently moving through the body. Fortunately, there are effective varicose…

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162016Jan

Varicose Vein Treatment Options

Varicose Vein Treatment Options While many patients associate varicose veins with an unsightly appearance, there are many more underlying symptoms that can affect the quality of life for patients suffering from venous disease. Venous disease can cause pain, swelling, and tenderness in the legs, ankles and feet and make it difficult for sores to fully…

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62016Jan
Sclerotherapy Can Treat Your Spider Veins

Sclerotherapy Can Treat Your Spider Veins

What is Sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy, unlike the VNUS Closure or Venefit Procedure, is done by injecting a medication into the vein that needs to be removed. That medication irritates the lining of the vein, and that irritation eventually leads to the vein closing and being reabsorbed by the body. The blood that would normally flow through…

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272015Dec
Treatments Available for Venous Reflux Disease

Treatments Available for Venous Reflux Disease

When it comes to getting proper treatment for varicose veins and spider veins, there are several options available. These options all help address venous reflux, which can result in bulging veins and pain in your legs, along with other difficulties. If you find that your legs feel heavy and achy, or they itch or feel…

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182015Dec
Is Endovenous Laser Ablation Right for Me?

Is Endovenous Laser Ablation Right for Me?

Understanding Endovenous Laser Ablation Many patients suffering from varicose veins wonder whether they are a good candidate for endovenous laser ablation. Endovenous ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which laser energy or radiofrequency is used to cauterize and close varicose veins, diminishing the associated appearance and symptoms. Various aspects are considered in each case…

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