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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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What No One Tells You About Varicose Vein Stripping

If you have varicose veins, you should monitor symptoms closely and consult a board certified physician when symptoms become life altering, as it may be time for treatment. ¬†Vein stripping is a somewhat outdated procedure to treat varicose veins, having been replaced by newer, less invasive, and non-surgical options. Vein stripping was developed as a […]

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How to Recover From a Laser Vein Treatment

Laser heat can be used to treat small spider veins, as well as larger varicose veins. During a procedure utilizing laser technology, laser heat damages the vein causing scar tissue to form and closing off the vein. Now, without a source of blood, the vein will die and over time completely disappear. Simple laser procedures […]

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