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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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Spotlight on Spider Veins

Perhaps you noticed them on your grandmother when you were growing up, but you never thought they’d appear on your legs. You may have thought that you had a slight bruise at first, until it never actually went away and more “bruising” appeared. There’s no doubt about it; you are one of the 60% of Americans […]

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Spooky Spider Veins Photo Contest

Are Your Spider Veins Getting Spooky? Enter the Halloween Photo Contest! Win a FREE Spider Vein Consult and Cosmetic Sclerotherapy Treatment Package with our #MySpookySiderVeins Giveaway! Here’s How It Works: Take a picture of your spooky spider veins! Post it to your Twitter or Facebook account, and tag the caption with #MySpookySpiderVeins And remember to […]

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Hey Guys, How Are Your Veins Doing?

            Whenever the topic of varicose veins comes up, it’s easy to think of them as being a problem unique to women; but over 40% of patients treated for venous disease are actually men. Since varicose veins affect the appearance of your legs they are commonly mistaken for a cosmetic […]

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Vein Treatment – Will This Really Improve My Life?

Venous disease doesn’t happen overnight. Many patients may not realize that anything is wrong until the symptoms begin to interfere with their ability to enjoy their daily activities. Not just a cosmetic issue, venous disease can make it difficult to exercise, work and even interfere with your sleeping habits. “It’s worth the drive.” For the […]

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Spotlight On Ambulatory Phlebectomy

 While sclerotherapy and endovascular venous laser therapy (EVLT) are the celebrities of vein treatment, ambulatory phlebectomy plays a very important supporting role in the treatment and removal of medium-sized varicose veins. This minimally-invasive procedure is easily performed in our office under a local anesthetic to remove superficial veins just under the skin. Unlike surgical vein […]

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Are your Legs ready for Summer?

Warmer temperatures inspire changes not only in our wardrobe but also in how we spend our time. Longer, sunny days motivate us to become more active whether it’s going for walks, hiking or enjoying a bike ride with our friends and family. When you have venous disease, you might want to skip these activities to […]

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