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How To Prevent and Treat Spider Veins Over Time

No one likes to look at their legs or face and see little blue and purple lines networking across their skin like a road map. Unfortunately, millions of people struggle with these annoying spider veins and don’t know where they came from or how to get rid of them. Let’s take a look at what these spider veins are, how we can treat them, and how we can prevent [...]

December 14th, 2019|Sclerotherapy, Spider Vein Treatment, Spider Veins|

Is There Any Way to Get Rid of Visible Veins on My Nose?

Tiny red, blue, or purple spider veins on and around your nose can be infuriating for both men and women. These visible veins on your nose can rob you of your self-esteem and confidence, leaving you hiding from social situations and cameras. Typically caused by the aging process, sun damage, trauma to the area or certain skin conditions, these tiny veins can leave you feeling self-conscious, but eliminating them [...]

November 15th, 2019|Facial and Nose Veins, Spider Veins|

Can Vein Removal Be Healthy?

The words “spider veins” and “varicose veins” can cause just about anyone to shudder. No one wants to walk around in shorts or skirts and have a network of veins looking like a road map on our legs. But, is vein removal a healthy, necessary medical treatment or just cosmetic? Let’s take a look! View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary [...]

What’s the Difference Between Varicose Veins and Spider Veins?

Although patients often use the terms spider veins and varicose veins interchangeably, these are two separate issues that affect the health of your venous system differently. Spider veins and varicose veins are similar in that they are both unsightly AND easily treatable. Varicose Veins Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, dilated veins that protrude above the level of the skin. Most frequently found on the legs, they often appear [...]

END OF YEAR VEIN TREATMENT

Although Fall is full of so many fun activities like apple picking, hayrides, Halloween, and Thanksgiving, it’s also a busy time of year in the healthcare industry as patients scramble to schedule medical treatment before their annual deductible renews! So, along with deciding how many bags of Halloween candy to buy, this time of the year is also the best time to consider your Vein Health! Many people neglect [...]

August 16th, 2019|Spider Veins, Varicose Veins, Vein Treatment|

What Causes Varicose Veins to Form?

Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that are commonly seen on the legs. In most cases, they are dark purple or blue in color and often “bulge”,  and if left untreated, they can lead to symptoms such as a heavy feeling in your legs, skin discoloration, swelling, and worsened pain after sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time.   Along with making you feel self-conscious, they can cause a [...]

July 19th, 2019|Varicose Veins|
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