Posts tagged: sclerotherapy

How to Distinguish Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

If you suffer from venous disorder, you may be confused about the terminology used to describe different types of vein issues. You may have heard your condition described as spider veins, varicose veins, or bulging veins, but what do those terms refer to? This guide will help you correctly identify which type of venous disorder […]

Published on: 17 November 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

5 Unbeatable Benefits of Having Varicose Veins Treated

There are a number of reasons why people forgo getting their varicose veins treated. For one, many people fear treatment because their mothers underwent vein stripping surgery, and they believe that process for treating venous disorder is painful and ineffective. Some women worry about the cost of treatment, and others feel treatment is unnecessary because […]

Published on: 21 October 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Varicose Vein Cream: Will It Get Rid of Bulging Veins?

Many over the counter varicose vein creams are sold online and in pharmacies. These products advertise that they can effectively reduce swelling, heal broken capillaries and blood valves, and improve blood circulation. These benefits are great for alleviating some of the pain caused by varicose veins, but, unfortunately, applying a cream is not an effective […]

Published on: 14 October 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Signs That You Need a New Varicose Vein Doctor

If you’re considering having your varicose veins treated, it’s crucial that you choose the right doctor to perform the treatment. Choosing the wrong doctor could lead to painful recovery from unnecessarily invasive surgery and ineffective, expensive treatment. When considering having your varicose veins treated, consider these tips for making sure your treatment is performed by […]

Published on: 6 October 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Answers to Seven Frequently Asked Questions about Varicose Veins

If you have varicose veins or are concerned that you might develop them, consider these answers to common questions to better educate yourself on preventing and treating venous disorder. What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are nonfunctional superficial veins that are visible through the skin. They are often purple or blue in color and may […]

Published on: 29 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

What to Do if Your Varicose Veins Start Bleeding

While many people think of varicose veins as just a cosmetic concern, if left untreated, varicose veins can actually cause health issues. Fatigue, pain, swelling, and restless leg syndrome are some of the less severe potential consequences of untreated varicose veins. More severe potential consequences include ulceration, external bleeding, and a condition called lipodermatosclerosis that […]

Published on: 23 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Varicose Veins in Feet: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Living with varicose veins in your feet can damage your self-confidence and limit your choices in shoes. Many people feel varicose veins in their feet are unsightly and end up wearing socks all of the time or avoiding sandals and other exposing shoes in public. To avoid varicose veins, you need to educate yourself on […]

Published on: 19 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

4 Major Benefits of Varicose Vein Treatment

In the old days of vein stripping surgery, there were very few benefits to having varicose veins treated. Vein stripping procedures were highly invasive, had a low rate of success, and required a lot of time for recovery. And after enduring the pain of surgery and recovery, women would be rid of varicose veins for […]

Published on: 12 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover Varicose Vein Treatment?

If you’re considering having your varicose veins treated and carry Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, you’re probably wondering if your insurance will cover your varicose vein treatment. According to a publication about varicose vein treatments on the company’s website, it appears that Blue Cross Blue Shield may cover varicose vein treatment. However, the individual […]

Published on: 9 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

What to Expect When Visiting Your Doctor for Varicose Vein Treatment

So you’ve decided to have your varicose veins treated? Good for you! While as many as 40% of the male population and 60% of the female population suffers from varicose veins, only a small percentage of those who suffer from varicose veins take the initiative to have their venous disorder treated. It’s not surprising that […]

Published on: 2 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team