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When Varicose Veins Requires Medical Intervention

Varicose veins are not just a cosmetic condition, showing a blue and purple blood vessels bulging from under the skin of your legs. For some people they can be painful, making the necessity for treatment urgent.

Apr 10th, 2019
HOW SCLEROTHERAPY ADDRESSES SPIDER VEINS

You may long for smooth, beautiful skin across your body, but your visible veins may be keeping you from looking your best. These veins often begin quite small and most often show up initially on your legs.

Feb 4th, 2019
SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENTS FOR VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

Before diagnosing any type of venous insufficiency, our doctor at The Vein Center will make sure to take your medical history and give you an exam. You may also have an imaging test done that looks at blood flow and the structure of your leg veins.

Dec 18th, 2018
FAQS – SPIDER VEIN REMOVAL

As we age, our bodies change. It’s inevitable. Still, most of us do whatever we can to maintain a youthful appearance. We exercise, eat healthy and stay mentally active. Despite your best efforts, you may still develop spider veins.

Nov 19th, 2018
WHAT CAUSES WEAK CAPILLARIES?

Are there tiny, thread-like veins on your skin? If so, these veins may be weak capillaries, and The Vein Center in Mount Pleasant, SC has multiple treatment options to help remove them.

Nov 5th, 2018
WHAT IS VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY?

Venous insufficiency is a chronic condition in which blood pools in the legs instead of flowing back to the heart, leading to varicose veins and other complications.

Oct 1st, 2018
WHEN TO CONSIDER SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT

As you age, you may notice small clusters of red, blue or purple veins on your legs. The technical name for this medical condition is sunburst varicosities.

Sep 17th, 2018
HOW TO TREAT VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when your veins have trouble getting your blood back to the heart. While this can occur almost anywhere, it most frequently happens on your legs where blood is constantly fighting against gravity.

Jul 17th, 2018
TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR BROKEN CAPILLARIES

Capillaries are the tiny blood vessels that connect arteries to veins. They reach every cell in the body and supply them with nutrients. They also take away waste products including carbon dioxide.

Jun 4th, 2018
FIND THE BEST SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT IN CHARLESTON

Finding the best spider vein treatment in Charleston does not have to be a complicated ordeal. There are a number of treatment methods available, and the one that is best for you might differ from what is best for the next person.

Jan 1st, 2018
CONSIDERING A VEIN DOCTOR NEAR ME IN CHARLESTON, SC

While there are a variety of reasons why a person would be interested in visiting a vein doctor, one of the most common reasons is because they want to have their varicose veins treated. Varicose veins are more than a medical problem.

Dec 18th, 2017
VENEFIT FOR VARICOSE VEINS

It is fairly easy to know if you are suffering from varicose veins due to their enlarged and colorful appearance.

Nov 6th, 2017
WHAT CAUSES VARICOSE VEINS?

Varicose veins are twisted and enlarged veins near the skin’s surface. While they can occur anywhere on the body, they are most commonly seen on the legs and ankles.

Oct 20th, 2017
WHEN TO VISIT OUR VEIN CLINIC IN CHARLESTON

You don’t know how it happened, but you noticed that you have bulging, blue veins that are negatively affecting the appearance of your legs. You have tried creams and massages to improve your circulation.

Sep 18th, 2017
WHY SEE A VEIN DOCTOR?

They started out as fine, blue lines wriggling across your skin. You didn’t think anything of your spider veins. You figured it was a part of life. However, your problem only got worse. Now you have varicose veins.

Aug 7th, 2017
COMMON CAUSES OF VENOUS DISEASE

While your arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body, the veins carry it back to the heart to be replenished. Valves within your veins stop the blood from flowing backwards.

Jul 17th, 2017
REASONS TO CONSIDER VARICOSE VEIN REMOVAL

Varicose veins are uncomfortable and unattractive. At worst, they can cause swelling, cramping, heaviness, skin discoloration and make it embarrassing to wear summer clothes or a bathing suit.

Jun 6th, 2017
A LOOK AT VEINGOGH SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT

You can make your unwanted spider veins go away with VeinGogh™ treatments. This is a method that utilizes carefully controlled energy to safely seal off and destroy these problematic veins.

May 25th, 2017
GET YOUR UNWANTED VEINS TREATED AT OUR VEIN CLINIC

Unwanted veins can impact your life in different ways, depending on the condition. Spider veins and varicose veins are the two most common problems for which individuals seek help at our vein clinic.

May 2nd, 2017
USING SCLEROTHERAPY TO TREAT SPIDER VEINS

The presence of spider veins can have an impact on your appearance at times. Since the likelihood of developing them increases with age, they may also be perceived as a sign of aging.

Apr 18th, 2017
WHAT IS VENEFIT?

Venefit™ is a newer procedure for treating varicose veins, and unlike some of the alternative treatments, it uses radio frequency energy to target problematic veins. This procedure can help people who have chronic venous insufficiency or varicose veins.

Apr 3rd, 2017
VEIN TREATMENT: THINGS TO CONSIDER

If you are dealing with vascular conditions that are impacting your life in any way, you may have already thought about ways to eliminate the negative effect the condition is causing.

Mar 6th, 2017
BENEFITS OF VEIN TREATMENT

Are you dealing with unwanted veins along your legs that you just want to get rid of? If you are, there are many benefits to receiving vein treatment.

Feb 21st, 2017
SYMPTOMS OF VENOUS DISEASE

Venous disease negatively affects tens of thousands of individuals, and it’s described as a condition that makes it difficult for veins to transfer blood between the legs and heart.

Oct 4th, 2016
VASCULAR SURGERY: WHEN IS IT NECESSARY?

The vascular system consists of an extensive network of veins, arteries and lymph vessels that circulate nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood throughout the body and remove waste.

Sep 19th, 2016
VENEFIT FOR VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT

When you are at a point in your life when you are ready to do something about your varicose veins, you should definitely consider the benefits that are associated with using Venefit™ for varicose vein treatment.

Aug 15th, 2016
VEINGOGH FOR TELANGIECTASIA TREATMENT

Telangiectasia, or spider veins, is a condition characterized by clusters of small veins just below the surface of the skin. As the “spider veins” name suggests, it often looks like a spider’s web.

Jul 18th, 2016
COMMON CAUSES OF BROKEN CAPILLARIES

The medical name for broken capillaries or spider veins is telangiectasia. They usually appear on the face around the nose, cheeks and chin. The capillaries just under the skin are very delicate and can dilate or break.

Jul 4th, 2016
WHAT IS VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY? PART 2

Venous insufficiency is a chronic condition in which blood pools in the legs instead of flowing back to the heart, leading to varicose veins and other complications.

Jun 21st, 2016
SYMPTOMS OF A DISEASED VEIN

Chronic diseases of the veins are sometimes described as Chronic Venous Disease, or CVD. The phrase is a catch-all term for a diseased vein. CVD includes the following conditions: chronic venous insufficiency, phlebitis, varicose veins and spider veins.

May 16th, 2016
COMMON CAUSES OF DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

Deep vein thrombosis is a medical condition that is caused when a blood clot forms in one of the body’s deep veins. While the blood clots that cause deep vein thrombosis can occur nearly anywhere in the body, they most commonly form in the leg veins.

May 2nd, 2016
WHAT IS VENEFIT TARGETED ENDOVENOUS THERAPY?

Unsightly veins can appear on any part of the body, but they tend to occur on the legs, arms and face. They can drastically alter your appearance and make you feel less comfortable in your own skin.

Apr 18th, 2016
VEINGOGH FOR SPIDER VEINS

With the advent of better medical technology, various doctors are striving to provide a wide range of effective, minimally invasive treatment options for a variety of medical conditions.

Mar 7th, 2016
CAUSES OF VARICOSE VEINS

Varicose veins, also known as varicosities or varicoses, refers to a condition characterized by enlarged and dilated veins. The veins become enlarged and dilated due to the overfilling of blood.

Feb 16th, 2016