Treatment

Your occupation could be causing varicose veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
June 15, 2017

Genetics, pregnancy, a history of blood clots, and obesity are some of the more commonly known causes of varicose veins. Your choice of occupations can also be added to the list of reasons why this painful and unpleasant vein condition develops. Occupations that require long bouts of standing or sitting are a significant contributor to ... read more


The Case for Varicose Vein Treatment

By Reeder Vein Institute
May 15, 2017

Varicose veins are largely perceived as a cosmetic concern. They look unattractive, with their roping, bulging characteristics. They keep you from wearing clothing that reveals the lower extremities. Are these sufficient concerns to validate treatment? They are! However, there’s more to varicose vein treatment than meets the eye. Patients who undergo the appropriate therapy to ... read more


Keeping Your Veins Healthy

By Reeder Vein Institute
February 15, 2017

Varicose veins often look like cords, appearing twisted and bulging. They are usually blue, red or even flesh-colored and can typically appear in the legs, causing pain, itchy rash, and swelling. While varicose veins may be inevitable in some patients, there are steps you can take to improve your vein circulation and minimize the symptoms ... read more


How Can Ambulatory Microphlebectomy Help With Vein Removal?

By adminW
July 31, 2015

Varicose veins can be distressing in many ways, and patients often seek out procedures designed to help eliminate them. One of the most effective ways in which they can be operated on is ambulatory microphlebectomy. It can be performed in an outpatient setting and the patient can return to everyday life almost immediately after the ... read more


Getting Your "Girl Legs" Back

By editor
June 10, 2015

This blog was previously published at Primewomen.com as Getting your “girl legs” back! Chronic venous disease (CVD) is an underappreciated and often misdiagnosed medical problem. The clinical appearance of this condition varies from visible bulging varicose veins, to swelling, chronic inflammation, and even skin ulceration of more advanced CVD. Almost always the disease occurs in ... read more


WHAT'S NEW IN THE TREATMENT OF VEIN DISEASE?

By editor
March 24, 2015

Key words: VenaSeal, vein closure, radiofrequency ablation, laser ablation VenaSeal was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on February 24th . (News Release: FDA approves the VenaSeal closure system for the treatment of clinically symptomatic venous reflux. www.VenaSeal.com. February 24, 2015.) Venaseal is a new technology for treating superficial venous reflux, the root cause ... read more