Spider Veins Tag

Venous reflux disease is also known as venous insufficiency. This a medical condition affecting the circulation of blood in the lower extremities. The tiny valves that force blood back up towards the heart no longer function. Thus, causing blood to pool up in the legs, and the veins of the legs become distended. What causes reflux in the veins? In...

Millions of men and women live with embarrassing appearance of spider veins. Now, with the minimally-invasive technique called sclerotherapy, they don’t have to.Spider veins (not to be confused with varicose veins) are dilated or stretched blood vessels. This blood vessels have a branching pattern. Often found on the thigh, lower leg and occasionally on the face. Spider veins are progressive...

The more than 40 million people in the United States that suffer from varicose veins are finding relief will a minimally invasive treatment called radiofrequency (RF) technology that seals the affected veins with low-temperate radiofrequency energy.Radiofrequency (RF) endovenous ablation is one of several minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins. The RF procedure involves the use of ultrasound to guide a...