What Should I Do About My Spider Veins?

Laser Spider Vein Removal
I think I might have spider veins. What should I do now?   If you notice symptoms of a venous condition in their lower extremities, especially if you have numerous risk factors, we recommend that you come in for a consultation. We can use non-invasive ultrasounds and a thorough physical examination to test for chronic…Read More

Venous Insufficiency

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What is Venous Insufficiency?  Venous insufficiency is a chronic condition that affects the blood flow in your lower extremities. Individuals who suffer from this debilitating condition complain of swelling and pain in legs. In healthy veins, the valves keep your blood moving the correct direction as it returns to the heart. However, when these valves do…Read More

RF Vein Treatment

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RF Vein Treatment The RF procedure, or “RF” for short, was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1999. It’s undergone several refinements since then and is now the standard RF vein treatment for lower extremity vein disease (venous reflux). At present the procedure can be done in-office by most general…Read More

Sclerotherapy for spider veins Bridgewater

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Sclerotherapy for spider veins Bridgewater Sclerotherapy for spider veins Bridgewater : Venous reflux causes varicose veins and spider veins in exactly the same way. It’s simply a matter of scale. Larger diseased veins become varicose while smaller ones develop into spider veins. Fortunately, this smaller size means they’re easier to treat than their larger cousins.…Read More

Treating Restless Leg Syndrome

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Treating Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) in Cranberry, PA. Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a medical condition marked by an intense urge to suddenly and rapidly move the lower extremities. Patients often describe this urge as involuntary, irresistible, or both, and can involve considerable discomfort. The motion itself is a more of a spastic, jerky twitch…Read More

Minimally Invasive Varicose Veins Treatment

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Minimally invasive varicose veins treatment When conservative varicose veins treatment fail it’s often necessary to physically remove moderate-severe varicose veins. This surgical procedure is known as a microphlebectomy. In this case “micro” means small, “phleb” refers to veins, and “extomy” means to surgically remove. This safe and effective procedure completely resolves varicose veins as they’re…Read More

Risk of Vein Procedures

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Risk of Vein Procedures Full, complete recovery can be expected after sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, and the catheter ablation techniques. There are rarely complications, and if any do occur they tend to be extremely minor and resolve quickly. Sclerotherapy, for instance, is only marginally more dangerous than any other hypodermic injection. There is a vanishingly small risk…

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Ultrasound

Ultrasound Diagnosing CVI: All of the larger veins in your body, particularly your legs, contain a series of one-way valves. These help your veins perform their primary function of moving blood back towards the heart. If these valves are damaged, gravity causes blood to trickle back down the legs. These valves can be damaged in…

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Ambulatory phlebectomy

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Ambulatory phlebectomy (microphlebectomy) for visible varicose veins: What’s the best way to get rid of the bulging, unsightly, painful varicose veins? The answer is simple: surgically remove them in an outpatient procedure that takes about an hour. You’ll walk out of our doors minus your problem veins—it’s just that easy. You’ll be able to continue…

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Does genetics influence varicose veins?

Does genetics influence varicose veins

Does genetics influence varicose veins? Does genetics influence varicose veins? The short answer is “yes.” Having a family history of varicose veins is one of the biggest risk factors for developing them yourself. If, for instance, you’ve got one parent with varicose veins there’s about a 40% chance that you’ll be affected. If both of you…

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