Do you know what actually causes varicose veins or the best ways to treat them? Our vascular surgeon clears up some common misconceptions.
Varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic annoyance, they’re a vascular concern. Here’s when you should see a doctor and what you can do to protect yourself.
Varicose veins aren’t usually cause for concern, but a recent study suggests a potential link to more serious health problems involving blood clots in deeper veins.
Think your spider veins are unsightly? Spider veins can be removed through sclerotherapy. In this procedure, a doctor injects a solution directly into the spider veins, which causes them to instantly collapse and disappear.
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They may be ugly, but varicose veins and spider veins usually are only a cosmetic issue. However, sometimes, these bulging veins on the skin surface can signal a deeper problem. “Varicose veins and spider veins are a plumbing issue,” says dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD. “They’re almost like leaky valves that are not capable of pushing … Read More
Varicose veins aren’t just for women. Or for older women. Here’s what you need to know.