Entries by Scott Darling

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins?

If you have thin, squiggly, bluish-purple veins on your body mainly the legs, you are not alone. According to an estimate, more than 40% of American women have some form of the venous condition, including spider veins. Spider veins can appear anywhere on your body but are most commonly found on your legs and face. […]

Here’s How Vein Treatments Work

Veins are an important part of our circulatory system and, therefore, vital to our body’s proper functioning. Any damage or problem to the veins can result in venous conditions, such as spider veins and varicose veins, which can impair blood flow to the heart and pool the blood in the legs. The venous conditions can […]

Botox vs. Sclerotherapy: Which Is Better for My Spider Veins?

Spider veins are small, bulging veins that appear on your legs, face, and other body parts in the form of thin lines, webs, and branches. These are mostly harmless but can be a reason for embarrassment. Luckily, there are many effective treatment methods available that can get rid of these problematic veins. However, not every […]

What Are Varicose Veins and How to Treat Them

Did you know approximately one out of every three individuals has varicose veins? This prevalence makes varicose veins one of the most common types of venous disease. Varicose veins area sign that your circulatory system – consisting of the heart, arteries, veins, capillaries, and blood – is not working properly. Let’s talk about what varicose […]

Cosmetic Vein Treatment: How Long Does the Treatment Last?

Vein diseases, such as varicose and spider veins, are often a cause of cosmetic concern in most people. Fortunately, many options are available for the treatment of veins that make your affected area (face and legs) look bad. These treatments are performed with the aim to: Improve the appearance of your unsightly varicose veins and […]

A Guide to Recovery After DVT Treatment

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is when a blood clot (thrombus) develops in the deep veins of your body. According to an estimate, up to 3 million people die each year due to DVT or its complication – pulmonary embolism (PE). Fortunately, treatment of DVT is available and is aimed to: Prevent the clot from getting […]

Types Of Vein Surgery and Their Purpose

Vein surgery is a conservative method to remove one or more large or small veins severely damaged in the legs. Typically, vein surgery is recommended when your vein problem fails to improve with other options like rest, compression stockings, sclerotherapy, etc. Let’s talk about the types of vein surgeries for varicose veins, why they are […]

What to Expect with Sclerotherapy?

If you have spider veins or varicose veins and basic home remedies like using compression stockings have failed to provide you effective relief, your doctor may have recommended sclerotherapy after a thorough evaluation. Sclerotherapy is a “gold standard” treatment for vein problems like spider veins and varicose veins. This FDA-approved treatment is often done for […]


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 what you can expect during your first visit: Medical History Review […]