Fight for your Legs: Common Symptoms of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are enlarged veins near the surface of the skin that have become twisted or enlarged. When working properly, one-way valves in your veins maintain blood flow from your legs up towards your heart. When a malfunction occurs in these valves, blood can collect building up pressure allowing the veins to become weak, large […]

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Duodenal Switch Conversion: a Viable Option when Sleeve Gastrectomy Fails

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, in which approximately three-fourths of the stomach is removed and a narrow gastric tube is created, is the most popular bariatric surgical procedure in the United States. It is considered a quicker, less complicated surgery than gastric bypass, the long-time “gold standard” for bariatric surgery. Sleeve gastrectomy restricts food intake, but the […]

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Do You Really Need a Vein Treatment?

Varicose veins are common and rarely a sign of a serious problem. In some cases, however, varicose veins can indicate a blockage. A thorough examination by a board-certified vascular specialist is the best way to determine if you need further treatment for your veins. There have been great advancements made in the treatment of veins […]

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Are You Embarrassed By Your Legs? How to Prevent Varicose Veins.

Some people are more prone to developing varicose veins than others regardless of any environmental factors related to physical activity, clothing or diet. There is no single act determining whether or not you will have varicose veins but if they do run in your family, there are some steps you can take to prolong the […]

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3 Things to Know About Ambulatory Phlebectomy

There are a number of treatment options for troublesome veins. One of the treatment options offered at Premier Vein Clinics is ambulatory phlebectomy. Read on to find out more about this approach to removing medium to large varicose veins found near the surface of the skin. What is ambulatory phlebectomy? Ambulatory Phlebectomy is a surgical […]

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Little Known Facts About Varicose Veins and Insurance

When symptoms begin to negatively impact the quality of life for a patient or when it is clear a blockage is present, medical treatment is often necessary. Simply put, here are some fast facts you need to know regarding varicose veins and insurance:

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