Recent Articles About Vein Health
Non-Healing Ulcer | Suzette's Patient Story
53-year-old female with bilateral lower extremity pain and swelling and a non-healing right medial ulcer for over one year Center for Vein Restoration Physician: Peter J. Pappas, MD
Older Americans and Vein Disease
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is the most common vascular disease in the United States, affecting more than 40 million people. CVI is a progressive, potentially serious, and complex condition that will not go away on its own. It occurs more frequently in people over age 50 than those who are younger.
Chronic Venous Hypertension | Chris' Patient Story
59-year-old male with chronic venous hypertension with pre-ulcerative changes Center for Vein Restoration Physician: Zoe Deol, MD, FACS, DABVLM
Varicose Veins and Men: What Can be Done? Part 2 of 2
During this second installment, Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) vein doctor Normand Miller, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT, discusses why it is imperative to educate men about what vein disease is. He stresses that treatment is minimally invasive and requires only local anesthesia with little to no downtime.
Varicose Veins and Men: What Can be Done? Part 1 of 2
Men make up approximately 50 percent of the population. However, only about 25 to 30 percent of patients seen for varicose vein treatment are male. Why is that, and what should men do if they experience the discomfort associated with varicose veins?
Outdoor Recreational Exercises That Help Varicose Veins
While varicose veins can only be completely removed with proper treatment from a vein specialist, there are a variety of things that you can do to improve circulation in your legs and minimize their appearance. These activities can be especially helpful if you experience pain or discomfort around the area where your varicose veins are present, as it is also possible to mitigate the symptoms associated with vein problems.
Foods You Should and Shouldn't Eat If You Have Varicose Veins
When it comes to vein health, the old saying “you are what you eat” certainly applies. Learn which foods are best for your veins — and which to avoid.
Are Varicose Veins Dangerous and Harmful?
People often think varicose veins are simply a cosmetic issue, but they can actually be dangerous — making it critically important to see a vein specialist.
When to Treat Spider Veins Before Your Wedding
A big part of looking your best may involve making some cosmetic improvements. For instance, it's estimated that anywhere from 30 to 60 percent of all American adults have spider veins, which are veins that appear in a spider-like pattern near the surface of the skin.