A blood clot can form in any vein, but it may be more likely to form in veins that are inflamed or damaged. Both varicose veins and spider veins can increase your risk of developing blood clots. Varicose Veins and Blood Clots Varicose veins are abnormally swollen, twisted veins that often look blue through the

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The sun can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it provides us with vitamin D which is essential to our health. On the other hand, its rays can have damaging effects on our skin and even our veins. Sun protection is critical if you want to avoid getting spider veins due

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Weight management is an important part of maintaining healthy vein circulation. If you have spider veins and you are overweight, losing weight can improve your symptoms and prevent future vein problems, but it will not help get rid of spider veins that have already formed. Only vein treatment from a vein specialist can eliminate existing

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Damaged veins like varicose veins and spider veins need to be treated to improve health and alleviate symptoms. But which vein treatment is best? While multiple vein treatments are highly effective, the VenaSeal closure system provides an added measure of safety: with this treatment, there is no risk of thermal nerve injury. Reduces Risk of

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Ambulatory phlebectomy is one of several highly recommended treatments for varicose veins. Depending on individual needs, ambulatory phlebectomy could be the best varicose vein treatment for you due to its long-term results and lack of complications after the procedure.

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Many varicose veins in the legs are caused by saphenous vein reflux. ClosureFast™ offers a treatment for saphenous vein reflux that is clinically proven to correct this problem. With ClosureFast™, you can receive effective saphenous vein reflux treatment and get rid of your varicose veins. What is Saphenous Vein Reflux? Saphenous vein reflux is a

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Getting treatment for spider veins or varicose veins is not necessarily a “one-and-done” thing. Most patients with vein problems will initially need between two and four treatment sessions, and maintenance treatments may be needed over the years to address chronic issues. There are a range of factors that will influence how many treatments you may

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Are varicose veins and spider veins the same thing? While they are both caused by malfunctioning vein valves, varicose veins and spider veins have a different appearance as well as several other differentiating factors. Distinguishing between spider veins and varicose veins is simple once you know what to look for. Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins:

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Varicose veins are easily recognized by their twisted, rope-like appearance. These unsightly veins have malfunctioning vein valves which inhibit proper blood flow, and they can develop due to a variety of factors. Managing those factors that you can control will help you reduce your risk of developing varicose veins. What Causes Varicose Veins? Malfunctioning Vein

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Many women get varicose veins as a side effect of pregnancy. If you are concerned about varicose veins during pregnancy, here is everything you need to know to prevent, manage, and treat this condition. What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are damaged veins. Whereas healthy veins circulate blood back to the heart, varicose veins have

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