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Laser Vein Treatment

Radiofrequency vein ablation Therapy, or RF, has no size limitation. It picks up at exactly the point where sclerotherapy becomes ineffective (> 5mm), and has no absolute size limitation. To date, Laser Vein Treatment, or RF Ablation has been used to treat veins as large as 20 mm in diameter. This technique relies on a…Read More

Best Vein Treatments

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Best Vein Treatments An initial consultation with one of our highly trained specialists is an essential first step in any treatment plan. There are many different types of vein disease which occur at all levels of severity. Every age groups and both genders are affected, yet statistically women over the age of 30 are most…Read More

Return of the Spider Veins

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Return of the Spider Veins The truth is that there isn’t a magical, risk-free procedure that will make spider veins disappear forever. First of all, there is the very real risk of pigmentation changes in the skin. This is just part of the healing process. Some people choose to have treatment done during the winter…Read More

What Should I Expect After Sclerotherapy?

What Should I Expect After Sclerotherapy? Start now for great legs by summer! Sclerotherapy is performed in the office without the use of general anesthesia. There is essentially no down time associated with the procedure. You will be able to drive yourself to and from the appointment and should be able to return to your…Read More

Treating Varicose and Spider Veins

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Treating Varicose and Spider Veins Varicose and spider veins are both conditions of the circulatory system that are most common in the legs. They both develop when weak or damaged valves or walls in your veins can no longer successfully move the blood back to your heart. The reason they most commonly appear in the…Read More

6 Myths about Varicose Veins

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Myth #1: Varicose Veins are Caused by Pregnancy. Just like in Myth #1, pregnancy can exacerbate varicose veins but it is not a cause. In most cases, these veins than do become visible during pregnancy fade after delivery. Myth #2: If Mom has Varicose Veins, You will too. While there is a genetic link in…Read More

Restless legs syndrome triggers:

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Restless legs syndrome triggers: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common condition affecting the nerves in the legs. Sufferers report the unpleasant sensations of pulling, creeping or tugging in their legs. It is also characterized by an irresistible impulse to move one’s legs. Typically, the symptoms are more prevalent at night or when your legs…Read More

Risk Factors for Spider Veins

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Risk Factors for Spider Veins Research has shown that there are several factors that can make you more susceptible to spider veins. There are some that you can manage, while others are completely out of your control. Genetics plays a role in developing these veins. If someone in your family suffers from squiggly blue and…Read More

What is Sclerotherapy?

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What is Sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a minimally-invasive and effective method used for the elimination of spider veins. If has been used in one form or another for 150 years. While the idea might be over a century old, new techniques, compounds, and imaging testing make it more beneficial than ever before. During the procedure, a…Read More

Vein Post-procedure

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Vein Post-procedure Some patients do not notice any discernible improvements for several weeks after the procedure. Don’t worry though. It takes time for the body to reabsorb the unwanted tissue. In some cases, multiple treatments might be required. There may be some temporary post-procedural side-effects including: The region around the treatment site might be slightly…Read More
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