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Phlebectomy Can Help You Love Your Legs Again

Varicose veins…even the words sound upsetting. When you were younger you probably heard your mother talking about varicose veins and now you’ve got them. For some people, varicose veins cause severe aching or extreme itching in their legs. A quick treatment for varicose veins is phlebectomy. Most of the time, varicose veins can be seen […]

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Varicose Veins: Activity Dos and Don’ts

Varicosities or varicose veins (twisted, enlarged veins at the skin’s surface) occur when blood isn’t able to pump from the feet and lower legs up to the heart and instead begins to pool in veins and enlarge them. While exercise is generally good for you and can help reduce your risk of varicose veins, there […]

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Varicose Veins – Jobs that Put You at Risk

  There are a variety of factors that play a role in determining whether or not you will suffer from Varicose Veins. Risk factors that you cannot control include genetics and gender. Fortunately there are lifestyle choices—including your career path—that directly affect your chances of developing venous disease. Jobs that require prolonged periods of time […]

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Varicose Veins- Are You Ready For Summer Fun?

It’s still cold and wet outside, but the isles in the clothing stores are a constant reminder that the sun is getting ready to pop out and stay. That’s right, spring and summer are on their way and warm-weather wear is starting to fill the racks in every clothing store you visit. While all of […]

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Vein Disease: Our Suite of Services Can Help You Love Your Legs Again

Your legs work hard for you each and every day. They carry you to and from work and school. They make many of your favorite activities, like hiking, swimming, and biking, possible. And when it’s swimsuit season, they can even make you feel attractive and proud. Vein Disease can keep your legs from functioning at […]

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Vein Treatment – Now is the time to Plan ahead!

Planning Your Vein Treatment The New Year isn’t that far away and as it nears people start thinking about making and following through with resolutions they’ve had on their mind for a while. If planning and following through with vein treatment is something you’ve been wanting to do for a while, now is the time […]

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Varicose Veins: How Much do You Know?

Over 30 million Americans suffer from venous disease, specifically varicose veins, and many didn’t know they were at risk or recognize the signs and symptoms as they occurred. Have you ever wondered if you have or are at risk of getting varicose veins? The following information will help you understand their cause, signs, and symptoms. […]

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Venous Ulcers: AVT Patient Shares Her Story

AVT patient, Gayla L., has struggled with weak veins and open ulcers on both of her legs for over 15 years. Her first leg wound appeared in 2001 after she fell through a chair she had been standing on. The wound became an open ulcer that just wouldn’t close. At the time of the fall, […]

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4 Reasons to Visit a Vein Specialist Before the End of Summer

4 Reasons to Visit a Vein Specialist Before the End of Summer The first official day of summer is June 2O, but the sun and rising temperatures are already here. For many, summer is something to look forward to. It means camping, trips to the beach, bike rides, hikes, and afternoons swimming. It also means […]

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Spider Vein Treatment

As a soon-to-be mother, you knew motherhood was going to affect your body. However, you weren’t planning on pregnancy contributing to those pesky fine blue and red lines on your legs known as spider veins , which seem to become more prevalent with age. Spider veins are dilated blood capillaries that are visible underneath the surface of […]

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