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252015Nov
Is Sclerotherapy Right for Your Vein Treatment?

Is Sclerotherapy Right for Your Vein Treatment?

A vein treatment to reduce or eliminate varicose veins can be just the thing to help you feel better about the way your legs look and feel. With varicose veins, there can be aching, heaviness, pain, restlessness, and other problems, especially when walking or standing. In some cases those kinds of problems can also be…

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172015Nov
How Vascular Surgeons Treat Varicose Veins

How Vascular Surgeons Treat Varicose Veins

Some patients see varicose veins as cosmetic annoyances.  For others, they are the source of discomfort and significantly upset daily routines.  One of the most popular types of vein treatment for this condition is Venefit™, a procedure performed by a vascular surgeon at a vein clinic. Varicose Veins Overview Varicose veins occur when valves, primarily…

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122015Nov
What Patients Should Know About Thrombophlebitis

What Patients Should Know About Thrombophlebitis

When a vein becomes inflamed as the result of a blood clot, the condition is known as thrombophlebitis.  This news can be frightening to some patients.  However, prompt medical attention to the inflammation typically results in a positive outcome. Overview of Thrombophlebitis According to the Mayo Clinic, there are two forms of this inflammation: Superficial…

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32015Nov
Ambulatory Phlebectomy: The Right Vein Treatment

Ambulatory Phlebectomy: The Right Vein Treatment

Having varicose veins can make you feel bad about the way your legs look. While it is often mostly a cosmetic issue, there can be underlying conditions that should also be addressed when there are varicose veins present. Additionally, some people who have varicose veins can find that they have pain, itching, aching, heaviness, and…

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292015Oct
How a Vein Doctor Can Help Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency

How a Vein Doctor Can Help Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Until they experience cosmetic issues or discomfort, most people are unaware that they suffer from chronic venous insufficiency.  Knowing the basics of this progressive disorder can help patients decide when to see a vein doctor and understand how to manage the condition long-term. Causes and Symptoms The purpose of veins is transporting blood from internal…

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202015Oct
Risk Factors for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Risk Factors for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

The disorder known as Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT happens when you have a blood clot beginning to form inside a deep vein. DVT clots usually form in the thigh, lower leg, or pelvis; however in some cases, they can form in the arm as well. Often, it is serious and under-diagnosed by vein doctors,…

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132015Oct
Endovenous Laser Ablation as an Option for Vein Problems

Endovenous Laser Ablation as an Option for Vein Problems

Anyone who wants to address issues like varicose veins or spider veins can work with a vein clinic to get the right treatment. With options like Venefit and the VNUS Closure, along with sclerotherapy and more, there are plenty of choices to consider. Among the procedures that can used to help you improve the look and…

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72015Oct
Exploring Aesthetic Services

Exploring Aesthetic Services

Whether you have unwanted hair on your face or a problem with your skin, you may be interested in one or more aesthetic services designed to improve your appearance. Here at the Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center, we offer a number of aesthetic services for people with all types of treatment goals. Below is an…

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262015Sep
When to Visit a Vascular Surgeon

When to Visit a Vascular Surgeon

If you have noticed symptoms of varicose veins or spider veins, you may wonder if it is time to visit a vascular surgeon for treatment. To find out whether you should make an appointment, ask yourself the following questions. 1. Have my veins changed? For most people, the first symptom of varicose veins or spider veins…

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212015Sep
Benefits of the Venefit Procedure

Benefits of the Venefit Procedure

Approximately 1 in 4 American adults suffers from varicose veins, according to a 2014 study published in the journal Circulation. While lifestyle changes such as increasing physical activity, altering your diet, or decreasing time spent sitting can reduce the likelihood that you will develop new varicose veins, there are special treatments available to remove existing…

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72015Sep
Endovenous Laser Ablation FAQ

Endovenous Laser Ablation FAQ

What is Endovenous Laser Ablation? Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLT) is a treatment for varicose veins. EVLT uses laser energy to create intense heat in the varicose vein. Heat closes the diseased blood vessel so the varicose vein collapses, leaving behind smooth, healthy looking skin. Nearby tissue eventually absorbs the collapsed vein and reroutes blood through…

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312015Aug
Vein Doctors Help You Treat Varicose Veins

Vein Doctors Help You Treat Varicose Veins

If you have varicose veins, you are not alone. About a quarter of all adults in the United States suffer from bulging, twisted red or blue veins appearing near the skin’s surface on the legs and calves, according to the American Heart Association. Varicose veins are unsightly and sometimes painful. These diseased veins can also…

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