Ever since sclerotherapy was introduced in the United States nearly a century ago, it has come a long way toward helping countless people conquer the discomforts and quality-of-life issues caused by spider veins and varicose veins. If you have heard other people raving about sclerotherapy and want to see the wonders that it can doRead More
What Is a Vein Ablation Procedure?
While varicose veins are mostly a cosmetic concern, there are cases in which they can cause pain and even predispose a person to potentially serious complications, such as ulcers and blood clots. Fortunately, you now have a lot more treatment options for those problematic veins. One of them is endovenous ablation, a minimally invasive, nonsurgicalRead More
Varicose Veins Patient Guide
Varicose veins are twisted, bulging, bluish or purplish veins that are most commonly found on the legs. They often cause discomfort, especially if steps are not taken to prevent the condition from worsening. Varicose veins and their smaller counterpart, spider veins, develop due to blood pooling in a superficial vein. Each vein has many tinyRead More
Socks for Varicose Veins
Guide to Socks for Varicose Veins Varicose vein socks, compression hose, compression stockings…what are these? All of these terms can be used interchangeably. Varicose veins socks are simply a specialized type of sock that provide a set pressure to the legs. When worn properly, these socks can reduce some of the symptoms of varicoseRead More