Will My Spider Veins Come Back?

Though spider veins are often considered a cosmetic issue, they can sometimes cause pain or discomfort. For this reason, many people decide to have them removed using a minimally invasive medical procedure called sclerotherapy.  How does sclerotherapy work? Sclerotherapy, or more specifically surface sclerotherapy, is an outpatient procedure that’s performed by injecting a special FDA-approved … Continued

EVLT: Recovery Time & Alternative Options

EVLT, or endovenous laser ablation, is a minimally invasive, ultrasound-guided technique used to treat varicose veins. During the procedure, laser energy is guided through a tiny fiber to the inside of a diseased vein wall. The laser energy causes the vein to closeand restores proper circulation. Twisted, bulging varicose veins disappear within a few weeks … Continued

Burst Vein in Leg: Causes & Treatments

Veins can burst for many reasons, but this usually occurs when a varicose vein is injured. Varicose veins are blue, ropy, bulging veins commonly found in the legs and feet. If the skin is not broken at the time of the trauma, there will be some bruising. If the skin is broken, however, there can … Continued

Innovative Treatment Options for Vein Disease

New treatment options for vein disease are saying good-bye to possibly the worst part of ablation procedures: the repeated needle pokes. Painful, invasive stripping techniques have already received a minimally invasive upgrade with procedures like Endovenous Laser Ablation and Radio Frequency Ablation (RF). Today, a new technology, VenaSeal™ offers an even more comfortable experience delivering … Continued