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Causes of Varicose Veins

Causes of Varicose Veins
Identifying Varicose Veins Varicose veins are visibly enlarged veins that are most often seen on a person's leg. The veins turn blue or purple and push on the skin, creating a bulge. The condition affects approximately 15% of men and 25% of women in the United States. Although they can appear anywhere along the length…Read More

Causes of Varicose Veins

Causes of Varicose Veins
Causes of Varicose Veins   Varicose veins are a result of blood pooling in the veins (usually in the legs and ankles). Blood can pool in the legs when the veins don’t have the ability to push it back up to the lungs and heart. Veins lose their ability to properly move blood when their…Read More

What Causes Varicose Veins?

What Causes Varicose Veins? The cardiovascular system is charged with delivering oxygen-rich blood to every cell in your body. This is a monumental task requiring many specialized systems including the heart, lungs, blood and veins. If your blood is the mail carrier, then your blood vessels are the superhighways of your body. Arteries carry the…Read More

Venous Reflux Exam

Venous Reflux Exam Are there significant advantages of a venous reflux exam when compared to other similar procedures? The ultrasound techniques used are non-invasive. This is not the case with other diagnostic tools such as venography and arteriography. How long do the results take? At the AVC the tests are done, you may receive the…Read More

How Can I Prevent Varicose Veins?

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How Can I Prevent Varicose Veins? There may be no way to completely stop the development of varicose veins, however taking steps to improve your circulation and muscle tone can limit your risk of developing varicose veins and. If you already have them, delay their growth or Prevent Varicose Veins. Engage in exercise regularly. Jogging…Read More

What does Sclerotherapy Cost?

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What does Sclerotherapy Cost? In 2017 the average cost of a single sclerotherapy session was a little over $350. That is according to the ASAPS (American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery). The overall sclerotherapy cost will of course depend on the severity and amount of veins that are treated. There may also be some change…Read More

Non-Invasive Vein Treatments

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Non-Invasive Vein Treatments If lifestyle changes and compression garments aren’t enough to eliminate the symptoms of your varicose veins, there are currently a number of Non-Invasive Vein Treatments or medical procedures that can help. Sclerotherapy is a common non-surgical procedure that removes smaller varicose veins and spider veins in the lower extremities. Your doctor will…Read More

What Happens if I Don’t Treat my Varicose Veins?

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What Happens if I Don’t Treat my Varicose Veins?   Associated Medical Conditions Hemorrhoids Believe it or not, hemorrhoids are nothing more than varicose veins in the area of the anus. Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are known to cause pain, itching and bleeding in the affected area. Hemorrhoids can be caused by increased pressure on…Read More

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
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