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The difference between varicose veins and spider veins

Varicose Veins versus Spider Veins As far as vascular conditions go, varicose veins and spider veins are two of the most frequently experienced. Because they’re so common, sometimes they are often referred to interchangeably. Even though they do represent some of the most common problems with veins, both have aspects that make them unique, and … Continued

Get the Most Advanced and Effective Treatment for Your Vein Related Condition

If you’re looking for safe, leading-edge treatments for your varicose veins or spider veins, contact the highly skilled physicians and medical professionals at Carolina Vein Specialists (CVS). We offer the most advanced technology and options for treatment in the North Carolina Triad. Varicose veins are one of the most common conditions of venous disease in … Continued

Does Medicare Cover Varicose Vein Treatment?

If you’re over the age of 65 with twisted or bulging veins in your legs, you might be curious to find out whether Medicare covers varicose vein treatments. The risk of varicose veins increases with age. Aging causes normal wear and tear on the valves inside your veins that help regulate blood flow. Over time, … Continued

Will I Have Leg Pain After Varicose Vein Surgery?

As with any traditional surgery or minimally invasive procedure, pain is possible. However, with advances in medical technology, leg discomfort after varicose vein surgery should be minimal and last only a short time. Patients of Carolina Vein Specialists typically report little to no discomfort at all after our simple laser vein removal procedure. Your doctor … Continued

How Soon Should I Be Exercising After Vein Surgery?

If you or a loved one has recently had vein surgery, it’s important to keep your body moving and maintain a normal level of activity. While vein surgery is a simple laser procedure that doesn’t require hospitalization or general anesthesia, strenuous activity like high-impact aerobics, heavy weight training and Pilates should be avoided for at … Continued

Why Vein Surgery Isn’t Surgery at All

Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLT), Ambulatory Phlebectomy/Microphlebectomy and Endovenous Chemical Ablation are three types of highly effective and minimally invasive outpatient treatments for varicose veins. These procedures treat the root cause of your symptoms (the underlying cause), which means sealing off veins with unhealthy valves. You may be surprised to learn these procedures aren’t actually considered … Continued

Important Notice About Coronaviris and COVID-19

To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health as well as the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic.  At all times, we prioritize optimal health, safety and infection control, and during … Continued