Why Are My Veins Itchy?

For many, itchy veins are a cosmetic concern. However, itchy veins can be indicative of vein disease, which can lead to more severe problems such as loss of mobility, swelling and skin discoloration. What is vein disease? Vein disease is any complication arising from...

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What Is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure that reduces the appearance of varicose and spider veins with the aid of an injection. Sclerotherapy vein treatments take around ten to thirty minutes and can be performed in your doctor’s office as an outpatient procedure. How...

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Varicose Veins: An Overview

The term “Varicose” is derived from the Latin word “Varix” meaning twisted. Accordingly, varicose veins are twisted and enlarged veins that appear close to the surface of the skin. They are often a result of increased pressure and strain on particular veins which in...

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