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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Deep Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can surface anywhere in the body but are most common in the legs. They are veins that have experienced a pooling of blood due to weakened vein valve or walls causing the vein to become enlarged. Varicose veins are not considered a serious medical condition but their symptoms can alter activities of daily […]

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5 Worth-It Treatments for Varicose Veins in Legs

Fortunately, treatment for varicose veins does not include an overnight stay in the hospital or an extended recovery process. With a number of minimally invasive treatments to choose from, the procedures are done in an outpatient setting and require little to no downtime. Read on to learn more about the most common treatment options for […]

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How To Get Rid of Painful Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are typically not a serious health concern, but if left untreated they have the potential to develop into one over time. The chief complaint of individuals with varicose veins is cosmetic. They are often described as “ugly” or “unsightly” and can certainly have an impact on one’s level of comfort in baring their […]

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4 Tactics To Treat Spider Veins on Legs

If you have spider veins you are probably well aware of how they get their name. These small vessels are red, purple or blue in color and through a series of twists and turns resemble a spider web most often visible on the legs or face. The Cleveland Clinic suggests almost 80 million Americans have […]

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Endovenous Ablation: What You Ought to Know

The flow of blood travels from the heart through arteries to the leg then returns to the heart through veins. Veins have one-way valves that help keep the blood flowing in the right direction and against gravity, to prevent any back flow. When a valve becomes weak and begins to leak, pooling may occur causing […]

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EVLT: A Beginners Guide

Endovenous Laser Therapy, also known as EVLT, is an outpatient, minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins. Prior to beginning the procedure, the area of skin around the diseased vein is cleaned and prepped and a local anesthetic is applied to reduce any discomfort. A small puncture would is made allowing for the insertion of […]

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What No One Tells You About Varicose Vein Removal

In the olden days, vein stripping was a common treatment for varicose veins. A wire was inserted into the vein at the groin and passed through the diseased vein where it was attached to the opposite end down near the lower part of the leg. The wire was then pulled back, stripping the diseased vein […]

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Treatment for Varicose Veins: What You Need to Know

The treatment of varicose veins has come a long way. Specifically in recent years, treatment has become far less invasive, resulting in less pain and discomfort post-procedure and a quicker recovery time. If you have a direct relative that underwent a procedure such as vein stripping they might suggest to you the treatment is worse […]

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Determine if Ambulatory Phlebectomy is right for you!

Do you experience pain and discomfort in your legs as a result of varicose veins? Do you have visible, bulging veins near the surface of the skin on your legs? If so, it is time for you to seek treatment for varicose veins. Read on to learn more about one of your options for treatment. […]

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