Recent Articles About Vein Health
Hand Vein Treatment Options
Bulging hand veins are most often caused by the effect of gravity and age-related loss of surrounding tissue. Treatment is considered a cosmetic endeavor and is not covered by insurance. In very rare cases, there may be an underlying medical condition; therefore, an evaluation by a Midwest Vein Center physician is required prior to scheduling treatment.
CVR Physician Dr. Pappas Presents Study Findings on Racial Disparity in Vein Treatment
A Center for Vein Restoration physician advances the study of vascular disease with research presented at a European conference.
Get Compression Stockings Professionally Fitted in Alaska
Varicose veins are abnormal, bulging, twisting, and rope-like veins which appear just beneath the skin. They can be treated with minimally invasive surgery and compression stockings.
What Are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins are large, swollen veins, usually presenting in the lower extremities. Standing and walking upright increases the pressure of the veins making the most commonly affected veins in the legs.
What is Ambulatory Phlebectomy?
Ambulatory phlebectomy is the surgical removal of bulging varicose veins in the office under local anesthesia. With very little down time needed for recovery and a good cosmetic result, this is definitely NOT your grandmother's vein stripping!
What's Diosmin, and Is It a Good Option for Your Vein Disease?
People with venous insufficiency and varicose veins have found symptom relief with the supplement diosmin. But as with any medication, you should check with your vein specialist before taking it.
Pregnant and Now Have Painful Pelvic Varicose Veins?
Pregnancy is one of the leading risk factors for varicose veins. Some research indicates 40% of pregnant women will develop them!
Why You Should Talk to a Professional About Your Varicose Veins
Varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic problem. They’re red flags for more serious vascular disease that needs medical treatment.
Phlebitis Could Be Causing the Hard Lump in Your Varicose Vein
Leg pain and swelling are the classic symptoms of varicose veins, but did you know about this other side effect?