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vein doctor analysing the patient problem

What Is A Phlebologist?

If you are experiencing vein problems, you need a doctor who specializes in vein health, or a phlebologist. A phlebologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vein disorders and diseases, or venous diseases.…
Laser vein treatment operating by vein specialist

How long does it take to recover from laser vein treatment?

Laser vein treatment is a highly precise way to treat varicose veins, which are the large, blue or purple ropy veins most commonly present on the legs. Laser treatment uses tiny focused light beams that emit heat to damage the abnormal vein,…
Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Why Would I Need a Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

Like any body system, your lymphatic system can malfunction. When your lymphatic system is damaged or blocked due to the accumulation of protein-rich fluid, it causes lymphedema. In this regard, lymphatic drainage massage or manual lymphatic…
doctor gives laser vein treatments to patient

Benefits of Laser Vein Treatments

Thinking varicose veins will resolve on their own or go away is a mistake you don’t want to make. While those pesky veins are mostly a cosmetic issue, they can cause significant pain, and increase in size and numbers. Severe cases of varicose…
Vascular surgeon is marking veins for varicose surgery

Vein Surgeons: Medical vs. Cosmetic

The veins have an essential role in maintaining your body’s ability to properly function. Leg vein problems usually range from mild to severe. Patients who believe vein problems to be merely cosmetic often assume that medical attention is…
Sclerotherapy injection into a patient's ankle

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…
Woman sitting down experiencing vein pain

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…
Smooth legs without veins

How to Improve Vein Health

Our circulatory system is what keeps our blood flowing throughout the body. Arteries send fresh blood from the heart to the tissues and organs, and the veins take the “used” blood back to the heart for reprocessing and refreshing. After…