Spider Veins: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t (Video)

Many people with spider veins hesitate to wear shorts or skirts because of the cosmetic appearance of the condition. However, a 30- to 45-minute procedure called sclerotherapy is performed right in the vascular surgeon’s office and can vastly improve the appearance of spider veins, which are similar to varicose veins but smaller and not as … Read More

War Injuries Driving New Stent Technology

In recent years, the number of blood vessel injuries from trauma and war has increased. Vascular surgeon Timur Sarac, MD, knows this all too well. While practicing at Cleveland Clinic, he has spent 16 years in the Army Reserves treating soldiers with life-threatening injuries. Understanding the need for speed in response to devastating blasts that … Read More