Vein Disorder

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 Compression Stockings Can Do for You

By Reeder Vein Institute
November 15, 2017

Compression stockings are a valuable treatment method to ease the symptoms of varicose veins. Even if you have varicose veins, your symptoms may not be severe enough to require the help of compression stockings. Compression stockings work to improve circulation in the leg. They are tight at the foot then loosen as they fit higher ... read more


Get the Facts about Varicose Veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
August 15, 2017

There is no doubt that living in the information age offers certain perks. We don’t have to leaf through book after book to obtain important information. The internet has brought everything to our fingertips, from home goods to health tips. The problem with living in the information age is that it can be difficult to ... read more


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


Compression Therapy and Vein Disease

By Reeder Vein Institute
November 15, 2016

Patients sometimes wonder why they must wear compression hose as part of their treatment for varicose veins. They feel bound in by the hose at times and wonder if they are really necessary. Since compression therapy is an important part of our treatment at Reeder Vein Institute, we’ll explain it. What is a vein and ... read more


FAQs About Venous Ulcers

By Reeder Vein Institute
September 15, 2016

Venous skin ulcers are leg wounds that are caused by improper venous blood circulation in the legs. When your veins are unable to sufficiently pump blood to the heart, the blood pools in your veins and causes the tissue to breakdown, leading to an ulcer. Venous ulcers start out as minor skin ulcerations but can ... read more


5 Effective Ways to Minimize Spider and Varicose Veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
June 15, 2016

Summer is a time for shorts, skirts and bathing suits. But if you have spider or varicose veins, you may not feel like bearing your legs regardless of the heat. It may seem like living with spider or varicose veins is inevitable, but there are ways to reduce the appearance of these unsightly veins. Here’s ... read more


Your Legs and Thrombophlebitis

By editor
October 15, 2015

If you were on Wheel of Fortune, you’d be happy to buy a vowel or two and solve for the word thrombophlebitis, but when you have it in your legs, thrombophlebitis can be a serious condition, especially deep vein thrombophlebitis. Here’s an overview of what it is and what we can do about it at ... read more