Understanding Sclerotherapy

By Reeder Vein Institute
December 15, 2016

Sclerotherapy is a non-surgical procedure used to treat spider veins and small veins, smaller varicose veins that return after vein-stripping surgery, or larger varicose veins. Spider veins are small, thread-like veins that appear at the surface of the skin, usually on the legs or face. Occurring more often in women, spider veins can be red, ... read more

Varicose Veins: Are You at Risk?

By Reeder Vein Institute
July 15, 2016

When your veins are swollen, protruding and painful, they are known as varicose veins. Typically found in the legs, varicose veins are more common in women than they are in men. This is generally due to hormonal changes that take place during puberty, pregnancy and menopause. The risk factors for varicose veins can be unclear. ... read more

Two Types of Vein Treatments

By Reeder Vein Institute
December 30, 2015

Varicose veins and spider veins. While these two kinds of veins are different in appearance, most would agree that they have one thing in common – they are unwelcome, unsightly, and often extremely painful. Varicose veins are enlarged blue, red or flesh-colored veins that often look like cords and are raised above the surface of ... read more

Varicose Veins: FAQ

By Reeder Vein Institute
September 15, 2015

Varicose veins can be painful and unsightly—if you’re concerned about varicose veins, now is the time to get your questions answered. Keep reading to learn more. How are varicose veins formed? Your veins play an important role in your body—they carry blood from your heart to tissues throughout your body. This gets oxygen and nutrients ... read more

Visual Sclerotherapy For Reticular Veins

By adminW
June 1, 2015

Reticular veins are a form of vein disease resulting in small but visible superficial veins. Visual sclerotherapy can be used to treat these veins. In case of advanced vein disease, visual sclerotherapy is usually the last treatment procedure, but in early stages of vein disease or in case of mild problems, this alone is sufficient. ... read more