Advantages of ClariVein Over Other Therapies

Vein Stripping RF or Endovenous Laser Ablation ClariVein For decades, the primary treatments for varicose veins were invasive techniques such as vein stripping and later on less invasive procedures such as Endovenous Laser Ablation and Radio Frequency Ablation. As medicine and technology have advanced, however, the treatments for varicose veins have also advanced. One of […]

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How To Maintain Vein Health Between Treatments

If you’ve consulted a physician about vein problems such as Chronic Venous Insufficiency or varicose veins, he or she likely recommended a treatment method to provide relief from your symptoms and hopefully eliminate the underlying cause. In many cases these therapies require several treatment sessions, which means it’s up to you to maintain your vein […]

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Weight Gain and Vein Disease

Most of us already know that carrying extra weight can cause or exacerbate a number of health problems, including increased cholesterol levels and high blood pressure, both of which can cause heart disease and a higher risk of stroke. Diabetes is another complication of carrying additional weight. What many of us don’t know are the […]

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Veins Disease In Senior Citizens

There are many disorders that come up with age, but one that isn’t discussed as much is vein disease. Venous insufficiency is a condition that often develops with age, but many seniors just think it’s part of “growing old.” Over half of people over age 50 develop varicose veins. Plus, senior citizens have a 50 […]

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Symptoms of DVT

What Is DVT? Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a potentially fatal condition in which a blood clot forms in one or more of the body’s deep veins. DVT most commonly occurs in leg veins, but the clot can also break loose from the vein and travel through the body. In some cases the clot […]

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Skin Changes and CVI

Skin Discoloration: Chronic Venous Insufficiency, or CVI, is a condition in which the veins have problems sending blood from the legs back to the heart. Normally, valves in your deeper leg veins keep blood moving forward toward the heart. With chronic venous insufficiency, vein walls are weakened and valves are damaged. This causes the veins […]

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What Does an Ultrasound Tech Do During a Vein Procedure?

An Experienced Tech Can Make A Difference! If you suffer from varicose veins, Chronic Venous Insufficiency or any other vein-related problems, it’s crucial to find a doctor with expertise and experience in diagnosing and treating vein issues. While your doctor will be the one making the diagnosis, an ultrasound technician will also play a major […]

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Winter Rash Vs. CVI

Lichen Simplex Chronicus Is Not Winter Rash The winter months bring dry, cold winter air and can often lead to itchy and flaky skin. This is known as “winter rash”. Winter rash is a temporary condition that appears and goes away soon. However, it is most often mistakenly diagnosed Lichen Simplex Chronicus is the main […]

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Nutrition and Vein Disease

There are a wide variety of factors that can impact your vein health. One of the most important is genetics, meaning if you have a family history of vein problems such as varicose veins, you’re at higher risk of developing them as well. However, lifestyle factors and health issues can play a significant role, which […]

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How Is Vein Disease Diagnosed?

Vein disease can have many symptoms including swelling, pain, heaviness, and skin changes such as hardening and thickening of the skin. A common vein disease is Chronic Venous Insufficiency, or CVI, in which the valves of the veins weaken and don’t pump blood from the feet to the heart as efficiently as they should. CVI […]

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