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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

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

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 or Risk of Vein Procedures, 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…

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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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Vein Glue

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Treating varicose veins safely with medical adhesive “superglue” The VenaSeal vein glue system For greater than 15 years, varicose veins have been successfully treated using two minimally invasive techniques. The first and most widely used is radiofrequency ablation (RF). The second is endovenous laser therapy (EVLT). Although both RF and EVLT treatments are effective and…

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Recognizing Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) Chronic venous insufficiency is a common physical condition that can present itself in a variety of different ways. Probably the most recognized symptom of CVI is the development of varicose veins. Chronic venous insufficiency can affect all age groups. It is ten times more prevalent than Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).…

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Duplex Venous Ultrasound

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Duplex Venous Ultrasound Duplex venous ultrasound (also known as a venous reflux exam) is a non-invasive imaging tool that can be used to assess vein function. It locates and evaluates if your blood is flowing in the wrong direction (also called venous reflux) and ensures that there are no other vein-related conditions such as blood…

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