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What to Expect from Endovenous Laser Treatments

By Reeder Vein Institute
December 15, 2018

If you suffer from varicose veins or other vein diseases, you are one of the eighty million people in the United States who do. But just because there are so many sufferers, it doesn’t mean that you’re destined to suffer in a group. Vein disease can be serious, and may also indicate other medical issues ... read more

What Causes Lymphedema?

By Reeder Vein Institute
November 15, 2018

Lymphedema is a little-understood disease. Though between 1 and 2 million American suffer from Primary Lymphedema, and 2 to 3 million suffer from Secondary Lymphedema, it is not an issue that seems commonly talked-about or one that many people are aware of. Though Lymphedema is little discussed, it can be a serious issue that can ... read more


By Reeder Vein Institute
October 15, 2018

Facial vascular lesions are inconvenient and may affect our self-esteem. They often appear in prominent places, such as our lips, noses, fingers, or by our eyes. In the past, you would simply have to accept their appearance, and try to hide them with makeup. Thankfully, we have options now to help! Keep reading to learn ... read more

Spider Veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
September 15, 2018

Our blood does so much for us. It brings our cells oxygen and helps keep all of our extremities working properly. As the pathway for blood, our veins are very important in keeping our bodies working as they should, though many of us take our veins for granted.  When our veins start acting up though, ... read more

Benefits of Compression Therapy

By Reeder Vein Institute
August 15, 2018

Our veins do so much for us, so when they stop working properly it can cause quite a situation. Sometimes, our veins start behaving strangely as a side effect of another illness or treatment (such as surgery), but they can act out on their own, too. If you have a vein issue, you may have ... read more

Lymphedema: Where To Start?

By Reeder Vein Institute
June 15, 2018

There’s so much about the human body that we just ignore until it starts acting up. We look at the world around us until we realize it’s actually harder to see than it used to be. Thank goodness for glasses and contacts. The same goes for hearing. It’s only when we’re in a loud restaurant ... read more

Is It A Bruise Or Something Else?

By Reeder Vein Institute
May 15, 2018

Here come the warmer temperatures, sunshine and plenty of time outdoors! Now is the time of year when your wardrobe transitions from the cozy layers of winter to the liberating light attire of summer. The excitement may ebb a bit when you remember that you have a large bruise on your leg, but what if ... read more

Spring Has Sprung, and Summer is Not Far Behind

By Reeder Vein Institute
April 16, 2018

Warm weather, sunshine, shorts, and flip-flops. We all have a love hate relationship with summer in Texas, but ready or not, here it comes. Sadly, for many people, summer brings the added stress of wearing uncomfortable long pants through the hot summer months because they are embarrassed to show their legs. At Reeder Vein we ... read more

How Lasers Improve Venous Reflux

By Reeder Vein Institute
April 15, 2018

Venous reflux is the condition that causes visible veins just under the surface of your skin. Many treatment options are available to eliminate the damaged veins. Endovenous laser treatment is one of the newest advancements in vein treatments. What is Endovenous Laser Treatment? Older techniques for treating spider and varicose veins involved surgically removing the damaged ... read more

What Is Venous Insufficiency?

By Reeder Vein Institute
March 15, 2018

Spider veins, varicose veins and other disorders are linked to a condition known as “venous insufficiency.” Not every case of venous insufficiency requires treatment beyond cosmetic vein removal, but chronic venous insufficiency can be problematic and may require medical interventions. What is Venous Insufficiency? Inside your veins are small flaps that open and close to allow blood ... read more