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What Does Recovery Look Like After Getting Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a procedure done to treat and minimize the appearance of varicose and spider veins. It is often done for cosmetic purposes but also may be performed due to symptoms of varicose or spider veins, such as aching or swelling. The procedure involves injecting a solution directly into the vein. The solution helps the […]

What Types of Treatment Does a Vein Surgeon Offer?

It’s no surprise that we underestimate the importance of healthy veins until something goes wrong with them. Being a part of the circulatory system, the health of your veins is vital to the proper functioning of the body. Veins work against the force of gravity and carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart for reprocessing […]

Pros of Getting a Lymphatic Massage

In recent years, lymphatic massage – also known as manual lymphatic drainage massage – has become a popular form of reflexology, not only because it feels good, but also due to its many potential health benefits. As its name implies, lymphatic massage focuses on the lymphatic system, which is a part of your immune system. The […]

Facts About Sclerotherapy

Do you have unsightly purple veins on your legs that keep you from wearing shorts and bathing suits? These purple ropes and spindles are signs that you are suffering from spider veins or varicose veins. You can feel beautiful again through an effective treatment called sclerotherapy. This treatment can remove these veins once and for […]

What to Expect at Your First Visit to a Vein Clinic

The health of your veins provides a useful glimpse into your overall health. A key part of the circulatory system, the veins return deoxygenated blood to the heart. However, when these blood vessels get damaged, it can impair the flow of blood throughout the body. This is especially true for veins located in the legs […]

What Is a Lymphatic Massage?

Do you suffer from persistent and painful swelling in your legs or arms? Take heed, because this is a potential symptom of a condition known as lymphedema. Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by an accumulation of protein-rich fluid called lymph that is transported by your cardiovascular system to your tissues and organs. Normally, this […]

MVS Vein Pain? Talk to a Vein Doctor

Your veins carry blood back to your heart from all over the body, including the legs. They have to work against gravity to do this. To make it easier, there are valves in the veins that close to keep the blood from flowing back down. Should the vein valves malfunction, the blood that was supposed […]

Popular Vein Treatments

Unsightly veins, particularly varicose veins, can go beyond merely bringing on a great deal of embarrassment: they can cause discomfort, heaviness, and in some cases, even potentially serious complications. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options available to effectively reverse varicose and spider veins. Outlined below are what our board-certified vein doctor, Dr. Scott […]