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Are Spider Veins Hereditary?

Spider veins are blue, red, or purple thin lines that are visible just below the surface of the skin. Typically branching across areas on the face or legs, they get their name from the fact that they often resemble spider webs. While not typically painful or harmful to your overall health, they are often a […]

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Can Stress Cause Venous Insufficiency?

Venous insufficiency is a medical condition in which the veins fail to work effectively, impacting the flow of blood to and from the heart. When damage to the vein valves keeps them from circulating the blood properly, it can pool in the veins. This causes varicose veins, which are raised, twisting blue, red, or purple […]

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A Testimony to Patient Care at Advanced Vein Therapy

Varicose and spider veins can affect many areas of your life. Perhaps you feel embarrassed and find yourself avoiding favorite activities like swimming. Or, maybe you’re uncomfortable in your favorite skirt or pair of shorts. There may even be discomfort that interrupts daily tasks like walking up and down stairs and going on a stroll […]

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What Are the Benefits of Compression Therapy?

Varicose veins and spider veins are caused by damage to the valves within the blood vessel that help regulate blood flow. When these valves are not functioning properly, it creates problems with circulation and can keep blood from properly pumping out of the leg and to the heart.  As a result, you are likely to […]

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Superficial Venous Reflux

Venous reflux, which is otherwise known as venous insufficiency, is a common medical condition that affects as many as 25 million people in the United States. It impacts the venous circulation in the lower extremities. As a result, blood ends up pooling in the leg veins, causing uncomfortable symptoms and unsightly varicose veins. At Advanced […]

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Is VenaSeal a Permanent Solution?

Varicose veins are those unsightly blue or purple lines and bulges that often appear across the legs and feet as a result of age, lifestyle, or heredity. While the effects of varicose veins are mostly cosmetic, in some cases they may cause discomfort and could put your health at risk. At Advanced Vein Therapy, we […]

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What You Need to Know About Healing After Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins – often occurring as bulging, twisting blue or purple lines that appear on the legs and feet, and for some, causing tingling, numbness, and discomfort, particularly if you stand for long periods. Fortunately, medical advances have made eliminating varicose veins easier over the years. At Advanced Vein Therapy, we offer a multitude of […]

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Are Varicose Veins and Spider Veins the Same?

Both spider veins and varicose veins are classified as venous diseases, which are caused by a weakening in the walls of the blood vessels. While they are similar in that both can result in unpleasant changes in appearance on your legs and feet, they are very different in the effects they can have on your […]

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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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