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What Is Sclerotherapy And How Effective Is It?

  Since at least the 19th century, sclerotherapy has been used to treat chronic venous insufficiency. Particularly effective against spider veins, it’s a proven course of treatment that offers immediate relief and positive, long-term results. Sclerotherapy is an ideal solution … Continue reading

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Varicose Veins: A Family Affair

We inherit many physical characteristics from our parents and grandparents, such as eye color or height. Some health issues are also inherited, including varicose veins. It’s a fact that if one of your parents has varicose veins, you have a … Continue reading

Four Ways To Become An Empowered Patient

While the future of health care is still undetermined, one thing is certain: it’s important for consumers to take steps to educate themselves about their health and wellbeing and become active participants in their plan of care. However, it can … Continue reading

Venous Disease 101

Venous disease can range from cosmetic issues to potentially life-threatening conditions. Varicose and spider veins are some of the most common symptoms of venous disease. At one time, these and other vein conditions were treated mainly using surgery. However, there … Continue reading

Men Get Varicose Veins, Too!

Up to 20 percent of all men will experience varicose veins at some point in their lives. The number one cause of varicose veins in both men and women is family history. If your parents or grandparents had varicose veins, … Continue reading

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Do Your Legs Swell in the Summer Heat?

Leg swelling, or “edema” as it is called in the medical profession, is a common condition that plagues many people in our community. Edema is swelling of both legs from a buildup of extra fluid. In the summer months, this … Continue reading