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411 on DVT

For those of you unfamiliar with the risks associated with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), tune in to get some helpful facts. As travel season rapidly approaches, it means lots of flights and bathing suit weather. It's time to take care of your legs and veins. DVT generally has adverse affects on peo ... Continue Reading

3 Compression Stockings Companies to Review

As noted yesterday, VeinDirectory.org did interviews recently with variuos professionals who provide assistance to the vein treatment community. One important aspect of vein treatment that sometimes gets overlooked because of its simplicity is the use of compression stockings. Some people find that ... Continue Reading

A New Way to Erase Spider Veins--Is It for You?

Are you tired of seeing that web of spider veins across your legs? Well, there is good news for people who are looking to erase spider veins permanently. The USDA approved the use of Asclera treatments in 2010, which is a welcomed procedure for Americans who are bothered by spider veins and want an Continue Reading

5 Varicose Vein Prevention Options

Yesterday we looked at five different causes of varicose veins. In the same vein, it's important to look at five different varicose vein prevention options. There are more than five, of course, but these five were specifically pointed out in a recent article called Ways to Protect Yourself from Bloo ... Continue Reading

3 Varicose Vein Books For Your Education

The best resource for information on varicose vein treatment and prevention is probably your doctor. However, you can always benefit from doing some learning on your own. Here are three books about varicose veins that you might want to check out to get started with such an education: - Get Rid of ... Continue Reading

5 Signs That Your Varicose Veins are a Problem

Most people know how to identify varicose veins on their body. After all, those dark blue bulging veins in the legs are hard to miss. But the average person may not be sure how to tell if those veins are just unsightly or if they're a symptom of a bigger problem. Here are five signs that you should Continue Reading

Aging Hands calls for Vein Treatment

For those of you plagued with wrinkling and aging hands sclerotherapy is now being used as a treatment method. Sclerotherapy is most notable for being used on spider and varicose veins. Although most dermatologists see patients for facial treatments, many do consider having work done on their hand ... Continue Reading

Acentec's MedInformatix' EHR Solution Achieves ONC Meaningful Use Certification

Drummond Group Certifies Software's Ability to Enable Eligible Professionals to Earn Incentives Through IT for Enhanced Healthcare Quality, Patient Safety, Cost Reduction and Improved Outcomes. Acentec today announced that MedInformatix Electronic Health Records (EHR) is among the industry's fi ... Continue Reading

Alcohol and VTE

The American College of Cardiology released a study this week showing daily alcohol consumption may reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in older women. The study was focused on a variety of diet factors, but alcohol was found to be the best contributing factor, having a 26% decreased in Continue Reading

A Closer Look at VNUS Closure FAST

Last week, we mentioned that two of our doctors (Dr. Almeida in Miami and Dr. Kaufman in Colorado) had gotten media attention for the work that they're doing using an innovative new approach to vein treatment. Those articles gave you a brief look at the VNUS Closure FAST treatment that they're being Continue Reading

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