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EVLT for Your Veins: How It Works

When a varicose vein is treated with EVLT, blood can no longer flow through it. Many patients ask if this will cause additional circulation problems, but this is not the case. Continue Reading

EVLT for Your Veins: How It Works

When a varicose vein is treated with EVLT, blood can no longer flow through it. Many patients ask if this will cause additional circulation problems, but this is not the case. Continue Reading

Anatomy of a Vein Center: What to Assess When Seeking Care for Your Veins

Lately, there are a lot of physicians offering vein care as a supplement to their overall practice and a multitude of ?laser clinics? are cropping up offering basic vein treatments. So how do you know you are getting the best advice and the most up-to-date vein treatments available? Here are some po ... Continue Reading

Anatomy of a Vein Center: What to Assess When Seeking Care for Your Veins

Lately, there are a lot of physicians offering vein care as a supplement to their overall practice and a multitude of ?laser clinics? are cropping up offering basic vein treatments. So how do you know you are getting the best advice and the most up-to-date vein treatments av ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Endovenous Laser Therapy

Approximately 40 to 50 percent of adults in the United States suffer from spider veins or varicose veins. Varicose veins are large, ropy veins that usually appear in the legs. Varicosities are usually caused by faulty valves inside the veins that prevent blood from flowing forward (to the heart). T ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Endovenous Laser Therapy

Approximately 40 to 50 percent of adults in the United States suffer from spider veins or varicose veins. Varicose veins are large, ropy veins that usually appear in the legs. Varicosities are usually caused by faulty valves inside the veins that prevent blood from flowing ... Continue Reading

Sclerotherapy: A Brief History

Sklerosis: from the Greek, a hardening or induration of a tissue or part. Therapeia: from the Greek, treatment of disease or disorder as by some remedial or restorative process Sclerotherapy is a somewhat broad-based term to describe the medical technique of introducing medication into a vein for ... Continue Reading

Sclerotherapy: A Brief History

Sklerosis: from the Greek, a hardening or induration of a tissue or part. Therapeia: from the Greek, treatment of disease or disorder as by some remedial or restorative process Sclerotherapy is a somewhat broad-based term to describe the medical technique of introducing me ... Continue Reading

Varicose Veins and Closure Techniques - Dr. Landi

Varicose veins and Spider veins are disorders that affect over 80 million people in the United States and countless others throughout the world. These disorders have been described from as early as the time of Hippocrates (the physician responsible for the Hippocratic oath). Elongated, tortuous, rop ... Continue Reading

Varicose Veins and Closure Techniques - Dr. Landi

Varicose veins and Spider veins are disorders that affect over 80 million people in the United States and countless others throughout the world. These disorders have been described from as early as the time of Hippocrates (the physician responsible for the Hippocratic oath). ... Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

Sclerotherapy is an injection of a saline solution (sclerosant) directly into a varicose vein. It is intended to create internal scarring and cause the vein to close. This is usually a stand-alone treatment for spider veins and small varicose veins. It can also be used as adjunct therapy following t ... Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

Sclerotherapy is an injection of a saline solution (sclerosant) directly into a varicose vein. It is intended to create internal scarring and cause the vein to close. This is usually a stand-alone treatment for spider veins and small varicose veins. It can also be used as ad ... Continue Reading

When to Choose Sclerotherapy vs. Laser Vein Therapy

If you suffer from either of these vein issues, you may be wondering when it is most appropriate to choose sclerotherapy and when it is better to choose laser therapy. Continue Reading

When to Choose Sclerotherapy vs. Laser Vein Therapy

If you suffer from either of these vein issues, you may be wondering when it is most appropriate to choose sclerotherapy and when it is better to choose laser therapy. Continue Reading

Does Vein Treatment Offer a Permanent Cure?

Although successful ablative treatment completely eliminates the targeted veins, all treatment is considered palliative (relieving pain or alleviating a problem without dealing with the underlying cause). This is because we can only eliminate the diseased veins as they surface and declare themselves Continue Reading

Does Vein Treatment Offer a Permanent Cure?

Although successful ablative treatment completely eliminates the targeted veins, all treatment is considered palliative (relieving pain or alleviating a problem without dealing with the underlying cause). This is because we can only eliminate the diseased veins as they surfa ... Continue Reading

10 Reasons to Fix Your Veins - Dr. Landi

Varicose veins, spider veins, venous ulcerations and chronic venous insufficiency are common problems that affect millions of people worldwide. Only in the last few years has the treatment of all of these conditions changed drastically. In the past the only treatment for varicose veins was a relativ ... Continue Reading

10 Reasons to Fix Your Veins - Dr. Landi

Varicose veins, spider veins, venous ulcerations and chronic venous insufficiency are common problems that affect millions of people worldwide. Only in the last few years has the treatment of all of these conditions changed drastically. In the past the only treatment for var ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Vein Treatment Recovery

Many patients are concerned about any downtime associated with vein procedures done on the leg. Depending on the procedure, you might need the post procedure instructions may vary. Talk to your doctor about your specific recovery, but below are some general recommendations. After sclerotherapy Fol ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Vein Treatment Recovery

Many patients are concerned about any downtime associated with vein procedures done on the leg. Depending on the procedure, you might need the post procedure instructions may vary. Talk to your doctor about your specific recovery, but below are some general recommendations. ... Continue Reading

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