a phlebologist examines a patient with varicose veins on his leg. phlebology - study of venous pathologies of the lower extremities

What To Expect During Your First Visit to a Vein Clinic

Visiting any doctor for the first time can make you nervous because you don’t know what to expect. Seeing a vein doctor at a vein clinic is no different. Fortunately, the first visit to a vein clinic is almost always simple and easy. Here’s…
The varicose veins on female legs on blue background

Conditions You May Experience Resulting From Untreated Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins. They usually occur on the legs and can be painful. They are a common problem, affecting up to one in three Americans. There is no single cause of varicose veins, and someone who has them usually has…
papulopustular rosacea, close-up of the patient's cheek

How Spider Vein Treatment for the Face Works

Many people think that spider veins only develop in the legs. But did you know that those thin, squiggly, bluish-purple veins can appear on the chest and face as well? If your facial spider veins are starting to chip away at your self-confidence,…
Sclerotherapy Treatment

Fast Sclerotherapy Recovery Tips

Spider veins are small, twisted blood vessels that are easily seen on the skin. They are usually red, blue, or purple in color and most commonly occur on the legs. They can cause uncomfortable symptoms like aching and cramping in the area. The…