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Signs That Your Veins May Require a Vein Surgeon

Veins carry blood from the extremities back to the heart. Therefore, maintaining healthy blood vessels is of significance to achieving optimal health. Let’s talk about the signs which indicate your veins may require the services of a vein…
A patient sitting with her vein surgeon and discussing her treatment options.

How to Select a Vein Surgeon

The health of your veins gives a useful glimpse into your overall health. If you recognize any abnormal veins in your legs or feel persistent leg pain or discomfort, the best decision for your health is always to have a consultation with a vein…
An older woman holding her leg in the air as she looks it while contemplating whether or not she should undergoing the sclerotherapy procedure.

Who Should Get Sclerotherapy

Do you have unpleasant veins on your legs that prevent you from wearing shorts and bathing suits? These web-like veins are a sign that you may have spider veins or varicose veins. These unsightly vein abnormalities can affect your self-image…
A patient getting their veins inspected by a vein specialist.

Vein specialist tips for caring for your veins at home

Good circulation entails blood that is pumped by the heart efficiently going to the rest of the body and back. Healthy veins efficiently send deoxygenated blood back to the heart, through contractions and one-way valves that close to prevent…
A patient undergoing sclerotherapy near their ankle by a vein specialist.

FAQs About the Sclerotherapy Procedure

Since sclerotherapy was first introduced in the United States nearly a century ago, it remains one of today’s most popular, tried-and-true treatment options for spider veins. If you have heard of sclerotherapy, and want to do your due diligence…
Woman sitting on the couch with varicose veins on her leg

We Are the Vein Clinic of Kansas City: Here’s How We Can Help You

Do you have swollen, throbbing, itchy, or restless legs? Do your spider veins or varicose veins make you feel uncomfortable and self-conscious? If your answer is “yes,” you are likely suffering from a type of vein disease. Vein diseases…
Varicose veins on a female legs

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…
Woman sitting with leg pain

What Does a Damaged Vein Feel Like?

Blood circulates through the arteries, capillaries, and veins. These blood vessels are located throughout the body, with arteries bringing fresh blood to the tissues and organs, capillaries acting as go-between vessels, and veins carrying “used”…
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…
Leg with varicose veins

Recovery from Vein Surgery

Plagued by burning or throbbing pain in your legs due to varicose veins? Your vein doctor will likely put you on a six- to twelve-month course of home and conservative treatment. However, if these fail to provide you with adequate relief, your…