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Superficial Facial Veins: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Have you ever noticed small red veins on your face? They are called superficial facial veins. While they may not pose a significant threat to your health, they can continue to grow and affect your self-esteem if left untreated. Here’s what…

DVT Treatment Options

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot, known as a thrombus, develops in one or more of the deep veins in the body – most frequently in the legs. If left untreated, DVT can be a potentially life-threatening condition. This is…

Healthy Tips from a Vein Doctor

Your arteries and veins play a vital role in the health of your body. The arteries send nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the cells throughout your body, and the veins then send the blood back to your heart for replenishment.…

Signs It’s Time to Visit a Vein Doctor

After your arteries circulate oxygenated and fortified blood to the cells throughout your body, your veins circulate the “used” blood back to the heart and lungs for refortification and reoxygenation – and then the process begins again.…

What Is the Best Treatment for Venous Insufficiency?

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) occurs when one or more veins – usually in the legs – are not doing a complete job of pushing depleted blood back to the heart, and blood is pooling in the vein. If blood is having difficulty returning…

Causes of Superficial Facial Veins

Spider veins are small, thin veins that look like spider webs or sunbursts on your skin. Although they can appear anywhere on your body, they tend to form most often on the face and the legs. They are the smaller version of varicose veins. In…

Spider Veins: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Spider veins are small, damaged veins that occur most commonly on the surface of the legs or face, and develop more often in women. Typically, spider veins are considered superficial, and although they may occasionally cause discomfort, they…
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What Is Sclerotherapy?

If lately, you’ve been hiding your legs because your varicose or spider veins embarrass you, you must be feeling the heat. You don’t need to live life forever wearing pants or jeans, even during the hot summer months. There was a time when…
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Varicose Veins: Are They Dangerous?

It’s commonly believed that varicose veins are an inevitable part of aging. Most of the time, the visibly blue and purple veins around the legs bring no harm to people who see them as nothing more than a passing concern or a cosmetic problem.…

What Is Vein Disease?

Vein disease is a chronic condition that encompasses a range of disorders. Over time it can cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms and conditions such as varicose veins and spider veins. The good news is that there are a variety of treatments…