Blossoming Bumps and Varicose Veins: A Guide to Pregnancy and Vein Health
Pregnancy is a joyous time filled with exhilarating expectations. However, not all aspects are joyful. Unpleasant side effects of varicose veins often distract from the delight of pregnancy and cause unnecessary discomfort and embarrassment.
Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?
Some believe that these bulging veins are a normal part of aging. In this article, we will debunk all these myths. Varicose veins can indicate chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), which can be limb and life-threatening.
After Years of Suffering from Varicose Veins, a Happy Patient Finds Relief
After a Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) patient found the help and compassion she needed to relieve her varicose vein she is singing her CVR doctor’s praises! Read her venous insufficiency journey, from frustration to happiness.
When Varicose Veins Leads to Leg Ulcer, This Alaskan Takes Charge
Karen didn't realize that her varicose veins were a sign of an underlying circulatory problem—until the symptoms became painfully impossible to ignore in the form of a venous ulcer. Deeply diving into research about her condition, Karen learned "you can't fix a venous ulcer; you have to fix the cause first." That’s when she visited the vein experts at Center for Vein Restoration in Anchorage, Alaska.
Why You Should Never Ignore Your Varicose Veins: A Patient’s Story
Myths about varicose veins perpetuate inaccurate information that causes many people to postpone or dismiss vein treatment. Missed or delayed vein care can unnecessarily put health at risk.
Have Leg Discomfort? Here’s a Happy CVR Patient’s Advice
Katrina suffered for years with the symptoms of vein disease, including achy, painful, swollen legs. Then she got the help she needed from a Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) vein specialist. Here is her story.
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.
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.
A Healed Wound Restores This Dancer’s Legs (and Smile!)
Chronic non-healing wounds negatively impact the quality of life for millions of Americans, Worsen by diabetes, obesity, and the Covid-19 pandemic, wounds that don't heal take a huge emotional and economic toll on individuals. Read about one patient's journey from pain and frustration to complete healing, thanks to her Center for Vein Restoration physician.