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Exterminate Spider Veins and Free Yourself from their Web for Good

All puns aside, spider veins are unsightly and can have a substantially negative effect on your life. If you are hesitant to wear shorts, skirts, bathing suits, or sandals due to the webbed networks of red, purple, or blue lines that typically occur on the feet and legs, know that you do not have to […]

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Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

Are Varicose Veins Dangerous? If you struggle with varicose veins, it is important to know you are not alone. Those twisting, swollen blue veins can creep up on your legs, feet, calves, as well as other parts of the body. They are the result of weakened blood vessels, which allow blood to pool underneath the […]

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Best Treatments: When Spider Veins Come Back

At Advanced Vein Therapy in Boise, our physicians often receive questions about venous disease and the variety of options available to treat its various forms. The subject of venous disease can feel overwhelming for those who are new to the topic. The condition can manifest in different areas of the body, in different ways, and […]

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Finding My First Varicose Vein

by Annette Benedetti As a 44-year-old woman, I spend a lot of time concentrating on my health and wellness. I have been active for most of my adult life. I started running in my twenties and have practiced yoga for over 20 years. I work hard to stay fit and active and, like many Pacific […]

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Getting Rid of Varicose Veins: Treatments that Work

They can appear on your legs at any age. You may have first noticed them when you were pregnant with your first child or after the first year at a job that required extended time standing or sitting. Initially, their blue, twisted appearance might have been what bothered you most, but now you are experiencing […]

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Venaseal: A Fast, Comfortable New Vein Treatment

If you are active and spend most of your time on the go, taking time out of your schedule to deal with the difficulties and discomfort caused by varicose veins may seem impossible or cause you to put treatment off. Fortunately, advancements in medicine make restoring your legs’ health and youthful appearance faster and more […]

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What are Venous Leg Ulcers?

As you live the years of your life, you definitely accumulate a lot of wisdom. Unfortunately, your body just isn’t the same as when you were younger. Venous leg ulcers become much more common the older you get. Once you have reached your 80’s the chances of you having a venous ulceration is about one […]

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Evolution of Vein Treatments

Varicose veins have been around since the beginning and we have been trying to find relief and treatment for centuries. History books show how doctors and scientists have attempted to solve the pain and frustration of this medical condition. As early as 1550 B.C. in the Ebers Papyrus written by the Egyptians, mentioned varicose veins […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Varicose Veins & Treatment

Varicose veins are frustrating. Sometimes varicose veins look bumpy and bluish, bulging slightly from the skin while other times, varicose veins may be internal and you cannot see them at all. Whether they are visible or not, these veins can ache and be quite painful to deal with. Sometimes these veins just show up out […]

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Did You Hear? New Advanced Vein Therapy Location

Exciting things are happening at Advanced Vein Therapy! On August 29th, 2017 AVT started seeing patients at the new location located at 927 W Myrtle St. Boise, ID 83702. This new central location in downtown Boise provides us the opportunity to better serve our patients by offering additional capacity and larger patient procedure rooms. Phone […]

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