What Happens to Untreated Varicose Veins?

What Happens to Untreated Varicose Veins?

While varicose veins can cause pain and discomfort, for some, the main impact of varicose veins on their lives is embarrassment. To these people, varicose veins are simply a blemish, a small detail that they may choose to cover up for their own comfort. However, there...
What is Ambulatory Phlebectomy?

What is Ambulatory Phlebectomy?

If you or someone you know has consulted a doctor about vein treatment, they may have recommended a treatment called “Ambulatory Phlebectomy.”  Many surgical and non-surgical options exist in the field of vein treatment – we’ve covered several on this blog already,...
How To Prevent Varicose Veins

How To Prevent Varicose Veins

No one likes varicose veins. They can be unsightly, uncomfortable, and, worst of all, potentially painful. But rather than wait for the veins to appear by themselves, there are a few simple methods you can use if you want to stave off their appearance for as long as...
Why Are My Veins Itchy?

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...
Does Medicare Cover Varicose Vein Treatments?

Does Medicare Cover Varicose Vein Treatments?

Although varicose vein development is closely linked to aging, vein conditions can affect anyone at any age. Many people view varicose veins as a common condition that doesn’t require treatment, but untreated veins can lead to complications and painful symptoms such...