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Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

Posted: May 26 in Blog by
Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

Sclerotherapy is a vein treatment used to treat varicose veins and other blood vessel malformations. During a sclerotherapy procedure a solution is injected directly into the affected vein. This solution causes the vein to scar and collapse, rerouting your blood to healthier veins. The collapsed vein eventually fades into surrounding tissue. [Read more]

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Understanding Venous Leg Ulcers

Posted: May 15 in Blog by
Understanding Venous Leg Ulcers

Venous leg ulcers are a type of skin ulcer that causes a shallow wound to develop on the skin of the legs. These wounds are slow to heal and will often return if not treated properly. If you develop a venous leg ulcer then you will probably experience symptoms such as: [Read more]

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Understanding Microphlebectomy for Varicose Veins

Posted: Apr 24 in Blog by
Understanding Microphlebectomy for Varicose Veins

When it comes to the treatment of your varicose veins, it may be difficult to decide which vein treatment will be right for you. Microphlebectomy is a vein treatment for varicose veins in which the twisted and enlarged vein is removed. This treatment is generally used for larger veins that cannot be treated with sclerotherapy or laser surgery treatments. [Read more]

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Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Posted: Apr 17 in Blog by
Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can be painful, uncomfortable and may even leave you feeling embarrassed when it comes to showing your legs. Sure, a vein specialist can tell you all you need to know about treatment options such as vein stripping, laser or radiofrequency energy ablation or vein injections; but, there’s plenty of natural at-home remedies that can be used in the prevention and treatment of pesky varicose veins. [Read more]

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Medical Complications of Varicose Veins

Posted: Mar 12 in Blog by
Medical Complications of Varicose Veins

Many people think of varicose veins as a cosmetic issue, but the truth is that they have the possibility of leading to the development of serious health problems if left untreated. While varicose veins usually only cause a person to experience discomfort or swelling, there are a number of more dangerous complications that—while rare—can still occur. So it’s important to understand what to look out for if you do have varicose veins. [Read more]

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