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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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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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Choosing The Right Vein Treatment

If you’ve been dealing with the discomfort and unsightliness of varicose veins, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the many vein treatment options available. Which choice is best for you and how do you know which doctor to trust?  We’ve prepared a handy guide to aid in your decision. Is The Doctor A Vein Specialist? […]

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Vein Disease 101

Vein Disease 101 Whether you are unhappy with the road map-like appearance of your legs or you are experiencing leg pain or pressure that is making it difficult to enjoy your daily activities, you could be one of the 50% of the population that suffers from vein disease. It’s not just a cosmetic issue and […]

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My Insurance Covers Vein Treatment?

Have you been wishing you could take care of your varicose veins but thought your insurance wouldn’t cover it? You may be surprised to learn that the treatment of varicose veins is usually considered a medical necessity and is covered by most healthcare plans. Varicose veins not only change the appearance of your legs, they […]

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