Recent Articles About Vein Health
Insurance and Vein Treatments: Is Coverage Available?
Despite the fact that varicose veins can be both unsightly and physically painful, many patients refrain from seeking treatment for their condition. One of the primary concerns appears to be cost, particularly in light of the fact that most patients do not believe insurance coverage will extend to varicose vein treatment. The good news is that coverage is often available for these treatments after all and when it is not offered, finance plans offered by the physician’s office can make these treatments more affordable for patients.
How do I get rid of these ugly varicose veins?
I recently saw a patient who had been told the only way to get rid of her large, unsightly varicose veins was through surgery. This is not true – there are other options available.
5 Reasons to Consider RF Treatment for Your Varicose Veins
Could Your Doctor Be Missing Your Chronic Venous Insufficiency Problem?
John is a 57 year old man in relatively good health. But when he comes to his doctor for an annual physical, he complaints about an increasing problem with standing on his feet or walking even short distances.
Top 5 Riskiest Jobs for Vein Disease
You may already know that your genetics can play a role in whether or not you will develop varicose veins. Did you know your job can also be a factor? Some types of jobs tend to carry a higher risk for varicose veins than others. Find out if you are more likely to get these bulging, twisting veins by checking out our list of some of the riskiest occupations.
Contributing Factors To Vein Disease
If you are suffering from vein disease, or are concerned you may develop venous insufficiency in the future, it’s important to understand the different contributing factors to vein disease and how you can help lower your risk.
Varicose Vein Prevention for Athletes
Varicose veins, traditionally thought of as a condition plaguing women after pregnancy, can also affect even the most physically active individuals. Athletes that spend plenty of time on their feet place plenty of strain on the veins of the lower legs, which can lead to the development of those twisting, bulging ropes on the lower thighs and calves.
Veinwave: What It Treats | by Dr. Carabasi
If you have spider veins located (telangiectasia) on your face, you might not like the way your skin looks. The red and blue lines that twist around the surface of the skin can create an abnormal complexion and make you self-conscious and lead you to mask your skin with cosmetics.
Getting to the Root of the Problem
Spider veins can be unsightly, but the good news is there are many effective ways for eliminating these visible vein networks today. However, if the underlying cause of the spider veins is not addressed, you have a much higher risk for those veins to return. If you are ready to seek spider vein treatment, it is important to understand how you can get to the root of your spider vein problem to treat those unattractive veins once and for all.
Fact or Fiction? Crossing your legs and wearing high-heels causes varicose veins.
You have probably heard that crossing your legs and wearing high heels will cause varicose veins, and you’ve wondered if that is a wives’ tale or truth. Some vascular surgeons looked at these two common habits and were surprised with what they found.