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5 GREAT reasons to call Advanced Vein Therapy and schedule your vein consult NOW!

Advanced Vein Therapy is owned and operated by Gem State Radiology and is one of the leading vein centers in the Treasure Valley. Since 2005, AVT’s board-certified, fellowship trained radiologists have utilized image guidance and the most advanced procedures while treating venous disease. Since each patient is unique, Advanced Vein Therapy takes pride in offering […]

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Leg Cramps and Varicose Veins

Q: I am an active 60+ year old practicing dentist with legs that cramp up often and keep me from restful sleep at night.  Would any of the procedures you perform help eliminate this problem ? A:  Working in a ‘standing occupation’ certainly places you at risk for venous insufficiency, but the greatest risk factor for […]

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My legs look like that!

Q: I was looking at your website before and after gallery. I have varicose veins in my leg that look like the bottom image in your gallery. Did that patient require surgery and what is the approximate cost and recovery time? A: It’s amazing how many of our patients come to us through the visual […]

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Varicose Veins in Children

Q:  Do you treat varicose veins in children? A: The children we have seen at Advanced Vein Therapy have all had congenital vascular malformations , not varicose veins, these have been successfully treated with sclerotherapy. This type of treatment for a varicose vein would be dependent on the age and the size of the child, also the source […]

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Question from a young mother with Varicose Veins

Q. I am a 33 yr old mother of two with varicose veins on both of my calves.  I walk my children to school and these veins are causing me a great deal of discomfort.  I have waited to have these treated until I was sure I was done having children.  What is the chance of them […]

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Have a Question About Vein Therapy

Have a question about vein therapy? You might find the answer to it on this blog. If not, email us. Although we can't reply to all emails personally, you may see your question posted on the AVT Facebook page or AVT blog in the future. If you're looking for medical advice, a diagnosis, or treatment, consult […]

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