Three Main Categories of Veins

You may often hear mention of vein disease, varicose veins and other vein-related terms, but you may not realize that all veins are not created equal. While they may all look the same to you underneath your skin, they’re actually very different. In fact, there are three main types of veins, with some being more […]

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Even Athletes Can Get Varicose Veins

This is the calf of the great American cyclist George Hincapie,. It’s an unsightly case of varicose veins, which are very common not just with cyclists, but other athletes too, including ordinary, everyday people. Although common, they are definitely not normal, and there are steps you can take to lessen your chances of developing varicose […]

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Lichen Simplex Chronicus: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If you experience chronic itchiness of the skin, you could be suffering from Lichen Simplex Chronicus. This skin condition is characterized by constant itching and scratching. Read on to learn more about what causes this uncomfortable condition, what symptoms may indicate you have it, and what options you have for treating it. Causes of Lichen […]

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Vein Stripping Vs. Newer Procedures

For several decades, vein stripping was the industry standard in treating varicose veins. This surgical procedure involves removing the damaged veins, and requires general anesthesia just like any other surgery. However, in recent years, less invasive methods have gained favor, and these procedures offer several advantages over surgery, as well as producing similar results. Both […]

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7 Things You Need To Know About Varicose and Spider Veins

Both varicose veins and spider veins are easily visible through the skin, and for many the cosmetic aspect is their biggest concern. However, both varicose veins and spider veins can indicate potentially serious underlying health conditions and may be a sign that the veins are compromised or that there’s a circulatory issue. Varicose Veins Are […]

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Venous Leg Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Venous led ulcers are fairly common complications that develop in people who suffer from varicose veins or Chronic Venous Insufficiency. Also called a stasis leg ulcer, a venous leg ulcer can be painful and difficult to treat. Read on to learn more about what causes venous leg ulcers, and what symptoms you need to be […]

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What Is Vein Disease?

There are several diseases that can affect the veins in your body, including Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) or Chronic Vein Deficiency, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Plumonary Embolism, and Lymphedema. Many people who consult a physician because of vein problems suffer from Chronic Venous Insufficiency, which is a weakening of the valves in the veins. These veins […]

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Vein Treatment is Affordable

If you suffer from Chronic Venous Insufficiency, varicose veins, or other vein-related problems, you may worry not only about the type of treatment you’ll need, but also the cost. In fact, for may patients, the financial aspect is a serious issue they must consider before obtaining any kind of treatment. Whether you have health insurance […]

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Varicose Veins Recurrence After Treatment

With the appropriate treatment, you should be able to eliminate your varicose veins and the painful and uncomfortable symptoms associated with them. However, even after treatment varicose veins sometimes reappear. Read on to learn more about why treatment might not permanently eliminate your varicose veins and what you can do about it. Recurrence Rate of […]

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How Early Can I Get Back to Work After a Vein Procedure

Unlike other medical procedures, new vein treatments require small to almost no recovery time at all. Read on to learn more about the treatment process and when you can expect to return to work and your normal day-to-day routine. Since the new vein treatments eliminates the need for groin surgery and general anesthesia, the recovery […]

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What to Expect at a Vein Clinic

If you suffer from spider veins, varicose veins, Chronic Venous Insufficiency or other vein-related problems, it’s crucial that you consult a doctor who specializes in this area. A vein clinic is equipped to thoroughly examine your situation, accurately diagnose the problem, and create a tailored treatment plan that addresses your symptoms and effectively treats the […]

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ClariVein – The Future of CVI Treatment

If you suffer from Chronic Venous Insufficiency or any symptoms associated with it, you have significantly more treatment options available to you than in the past. In fact, thanks to recent technological and medical advances, today CVI treatments are far less invasive than those used just a few years ago, and are also less painful […]

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