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Arterial Disease Versus Venous Disease Apr 30th, 2021

The symptoms and signs of arterial disease vs venous disease are very opposite.  Many people, patients and providers alike confuse the difference of the two.  ARTERIAL Acute symptoms are easy to remember as they are the 5 P's.  Pain, Polar aka COLD, Paresthesia, Pallor aka lack of color, and Pulselessness. ...

Compression Hose Versus TED hose Mar 21st, 2021

I always tell patients that compression hose are not supposed to fit like pajama bottoms, they have a job to do and they should fit like tight spandex.  That's the best explanation I can give to family and friends.  In my ten years of doing ultrasound I have seen patients...

Sclerotherapy treatment for both smaller spider veins and larger varicose veins Sep 22nd, 2020

Sclerotherapy is the injection of a soluction into veins, such as varicose, spider, reticular and telangiectasia veins. The solution is injected directly into the vein via a very small needle causing the vein wall to scar, clotting and closing down the vein that is causing discomfort for the patient.  Over...

How Do I Choose a Vein Doctor? Mar 15th, 2019

How Do I Choose a Vein Doctor? Unsightly spider veins or bulging varicose veins often have people hiding their legs. If your varicose veins are advanced, they may bring you pain, heaviness, fatigue, itching and daily discomfort. Your choice of a vein treatment doctor could be life changing and bring...

IS A LASER VEIN TREATMENT RIGHT FOR ME? Nov 9th, 2018

There are two kinds of laser vein treatments , also known as vascular laser treatments. One is cosmetic laser treatment which is not covered by insurance. The other is laser vein treatment for varicose veins. This is a medical treatment which is usually typically covered by insurance and performed by a...

WHAT TYPES OF COSMETIC LASER TREATMENTS ARE OFFERED? Apr 20th, 2018

We have recently acquired the latest in cosmetic laser platform.  This technology, not just limited to cosmetic vein treatment, but can also treat multiple types of skin problems, including hair removal. A FACIAL TREATMENT WITH A LASER? Yes, we can repair, rejuvenate and restore your skin. The most effective laser...

5 REASONS WHY FALL & WINTER ARE BEST FOR VEIN TREATMENTS Dec 20th, 2017

#1 KEEPING IT UNDER WRAPS This is the time of year we take our cool weather clothing out of the closet, which also a makes it a good time to keep vein treatments under wraps. Because some treatments can cause minor bruising and or swelling around the treatment sites, you...