Recent Articles About Vein Health
50th Wedding Anniversary Trip Two Weeks After Vein Treatment
Judy, age 71, was not about to let leg cramping, swelling, and painful varicose veins on the back of her legs stop her from enjoying her 50th wedding anniversary trip. When she was told that there was nothing that could be done about her vein disease, she turned to Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) and got the relief she was looking for. She went on her trip thanks to CVR's Dr. Mohamed T. Hassan.
Treating DVT With Thrombolysis and Thrombectomy: What's the Difference?
Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with a blood clot in the leg. If you don’t want to take blood thinners, here are two other options:
Can I Feel a Clot in My Leg?
Is it a clot? Blood clots in the leg or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) come with these symptoms:
Congratulations to Dr. Ives on His Retirement
After decades of dedication to helping patients find relief from vein disease, Dr. Don Ives is retiring from Center for Vein Restoration locations in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska. The new Alaska clinical team will continue to provide patients with excellence in vein care, uninterrupted!
Arterial Ulcer vs. Venous Ulcer: What’s the Difference?
Wounds of the lower leg are painful and distressing, no matter the cause. But because treatment modalities differ between arterial and venous ulcers, it is essential to get an accurate diagnosis to get the appropriate treatment. At Center for Vein Restoration, our vein physicians have expertise in the root cause of arterial and venous ulcers. They can accurately diagnose the source of a lower limb wound and treat venous-related ulcers expertly.
Venous Ulcer Treatment During the Pandemic: A Patient Story
Postponed wound care during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic leads to delayed healing for an elderly patient visiting from Mexico. As a result, the patient developed swelling and a venous-related ulcer of the lower leg. Concerned for her welfare, her children brought their mother to see a Center for Vein Restoration physician Kristine Cruz, MD, FACS. Learn why correcting malfunctioning leg veins is an essential step toward healing.
Edema Caused by Varicose Vein Disease: Can it be Cured?
Edema affects people of all ages and ranges from mild to severe. Learn more about this common condition, including how to spot it, what to do should you have it, and if you are at risk, from a CVR board-certified vein specialist, Abhi Kasinadhuni, MD.
Vein-Friendly Pool Workouts You Can Try
Not all exercises are suitable for your veins. But swimming is one of the best. Learn more:
Top 11 Myths About Vein Disease
Vein disease impacts about 40% of the US population, yet the condition remains a mystery to many people. Learn the misconceptions and the truths about varicose vein disease from a board-certified vein physician.
Do You Have Cellulitis or Venous Skin Changes: What’s the Difference?
Venous stasis dermatitis can be misdiagnosed as cellulitis. Learn the differences between these two painful skin conditions: one caused by venous insufficiency and the other being a bacterial skin infection. Learn why misidentifying the conditions can lead to prolonged and unnecessary patient suffering.