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6 Things You Might Not Know About Varicose Veins

December 19, 2019 • Our Blog • varicose veinsVein Disease
things you don't know about varicose veins

Many people suffer from varicose veins, especially as they grow older. Here’s what you need to know about varicose veins, including how they form and how to treat them.  You’re probably familiar with the basics of varicose veins — they can cause tenderness and discomfort, and often appear as dark and prominent lines on the surface of your skin. Yet many people don’t know that untreated varicose veins can lead to serious medical conditions like blood clots. Further, despite common misconceptions, varicose veins can affect people of any age, and they don’t just form i...

5 Common Myths About Varicose Veins

November 14, 2019 • Our Blog • varicose veinsVein Specialist
Businessman showing unbalance between facts and myths on wooden seesaw

Don’t let these common misconceptions prevent you from seeking treatment for uncomfortable varicose veins. Like many medical conditions, varicose veins are the subject of a variety of deceptive myths. Unfortunately, these misconceptions often prevent people from getting the therapy they need to eliminate their painful, protruding veins. The truth is, you don’t have to suffer the discomfort of varicose veins when there are a number of effective treatment options available. A vein specialist can help determine the right therapy for you, as well as recommend lifestyle changes to ease your sympt...

How to Treat Prominent Foot Veins

October 15, 2019 • Our Blog • vein treatment
Prominent foot veins

Spider veins or varicose veins on the feet may make you reluctant to wear sandals. But with some minimally invasive treatments, you can show off your feet again. Varicose veins and spider veins don’t only crop up on the legs and thighs: these uncomfortable veins can appear on the feet as well. For the 23 percent of the U.S. population that has varicose veins and the 80 percent of men and women with spider veins, these conditions rank as primarily cosmetic concerns. Patients may avoid wearing sandals or shoes that show off the feet because of the appearance of prominent vein...

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