Recent Articles About Vein Health
Are Spider Veins Dangerous?
While most people view spider veins as cosmetic concerns rather than a dangerous medical condition, spider veins signal a problem with your vein health.
Heredity and Varicose Veins: It’s All in the Family
Heredity plays a larger role in varicose veins. If you have one parent with varicose veins, your chances of getting them too go up by 40 percent. If both your parents have had varicose veins, those odds increase by 90 percent.
Can I Afford Vein Treatment During These Tough Financial Times?
When money is tight, many people assume that vein care is out of their reach, but delaying treatment leads to worsening symptoms, such as leg pain, swelling, skin discoloration, and ulcers. At every 100+ Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) clinics, we are committed to providing vein treatment in a compassionate and affordable manner. Read the many ways CVR makes vein care possible and affordable.
Do I Have Stretch Marks or Spider Veins?
Spider veins and stretch marks can appear simultaneously and look similar. How do you tell them apart?
Do You Have Undiagnosed Vein Disease? Find Out
Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) vein physician Philip Chaipis, MD, FACS, explains what vein disease is, why it frequently goes underdiagnosed or undiagnosed, and what someone should do if they suspect that they have vein disease.
Do Varicose Veins Go Away After Weight Loss?
Losing excess weight isn’t a cure-all for varicose veins, but it can help keep your veins happy and healthy.
Why Do I Have Varicose Veins in Only One Leg?
Varicose veins develop most often on the legs, causing swelling and pain. But why do the twisted, swollen veins sometimes appear only on one leg
Will Vitamin K Work for Varicose Veins?
Vitamin K is essential for healthy veins. But can it eliminate varicose and spider veins?
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.