How to Remove Spider Veins

What are spider veins? Spider veins are very small threadlike reddish or bluish veins that occur in the skin typically on the legs and often have a branching spider web type pattern. These are different than the larger veins called

Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Varicose veins are common during pregnancy and are a concern for many women. Fortunately, they are rarely a serious problem and can be dealt with effectively. I will answer some common questions that women have regarding varicose veins and pregnancy:

What Causes Spider Veins?

Spider veins are small, red, blue, or purple unsightly dilated veins that can appear anywhere on the body, most commonly on the surface of the legs, particularly in the upper outer thighs. They are also known as spider telangiectasias. They

How to Prevent Varicose Veins

There are many steps you can take to keep the varicose veins you have from getting worse and slow new ones from forming. Avoid prolonged standing or sitting, for example, and avoid crossing your legs when you sit. Elevate your legs when

Vein Stripping and Why Laser Ablation has Replaced It

If you think you need traditional varicose vein surgery; happily, I can tell you to think again. “Vein stripping,” that painful procedure that perhaps your parents or grandparents endured, is a thing of the past. In its place are minimally-invasive

Ways to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

More than 25% of the adult population will suffer from problematic vein conditions at some point in their lives. Varicose veins are painful, bulging, and unsightly veins that often appear in the legs, ankles, and feet. Many genetic, health, and