Posts tagged: sclerotherapy

Common Myths About Varicose Veins that Are Absolutely Untrue

It’s likely that over the course of your life, you’ve heard a number of urban legends about varicose veins. This post explores these myths, why they exist, and why they are simply untrue. Myth 1: Varicose Veins Are Caused by Crossing Your Legs Feel free to cross your legs all you want—this myth is false. […]

Published on: 26 August 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

What to Do When Varicose Veins Return After Treatment

There is nothing more frustrating than having your varicose veins treated only to see them return. You’ve just gotten used to showing off your legs proudly without self-consciousness, but now those dark veins are peeking through your skin again. You may be trying to get yourself used to the idea of living with varicose veins […]

Published on: 22 August 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Is VenaSeal an Effective Treatment for Varicose Veins?

Recent advances in medicine have left vein stripping surgery behind as an archaic, invasive, and often ineffective procedure for varicose vein removal. Nowadays, varicose vein treatments are non-invasive, more than 90% effective, and require little to no recovery time. Popular new varicose vein treatments like sclerotherapy, laser therapy, and endovenous laser treatment can be performed […]

Published on: 16 August 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Health Risks of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are commonly viewed as a cosmetic issue. People suffering from venous disorder go to great lengths to cover their damaged veins, using makeup to cover visible veins on their faces or wearing pants every day to hide varicose veins on their legs. While varicose veins in many cases are just a cosmetic concern, […]

Published on: 8 August 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Finding the Perfect Doctor for Your Varicose Vein Treatment

Unless you’re suffering from a blood clot, getting your varicose veins treated is probably not an emergency procedure, so you should take your time researching specialists to find the best varicose vein doctor in your area. Choosing the wrong doctor could result in suffering through multiple expensive and ineffective treatments. Follow the tips below to […]

Published on: 2 August 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Most Effective Treatments for Eradicating Spider Veins on Your Face

While no one wants to deal with spider veins on any part of the body, spider veins that appear on your legs are less traumatic because they can be easily hidden by wearing pants, tights, or long dresses. Spider veins on your face, on the other hand, are impossible to cover naturally and force you […]

Published on: 29 July 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Why Your Mom Didn’t Have Her Varicose Veins Treated (And Why You Should)

Varicose veins are genetic, so if you have them now, chances are your mother had them too. And even though your mother may have hated how the protruded veins made her legs look, she probably never had them treated. Old procedures for removing varicose veins were costly and dangerous, so many women of previous generations […]

Published on: 18 July 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Intensive Pulse Light (IPL): Does It Work for Spider Veins?

It’s almost Halloween, and for some of us red and blue spiderweb-looking veins are not necessarily part of the costume. Spider veins, also known as Telangiectasias now bother millions of people around the globe. Most of the time, they affect your face or legs, but in theory can occur anywhere on your body. So why […]

Published on: 30 October 2015
Posted by: Veins

Varicose Veins in Winter Time

Varicose veins have become a bothersome chronic condition for as many as 50% of all Americans. While the condition generally worsens in hot weather – high temperatures cause your veins to naturally dilate, which results in venous reflux, poor blood circulation and blood pooling around ankles and calves – winter time with cooler weather and […]

Published on: 19 October 2015
Posted by: Veins

Venous Disorders: Ankle Spider Veins

Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, are spider web looking veins which typically affect the face and legs, but theoretically can develop anywhere on the body. These groups of small blood vessels can be seen very close to the surface of the skin and the cause behind their formation is not perfectly clear. In most cases, […]

Published on: 16 September 2015
Posted by: Veins