Archive for April 2016
Deep Vein Thrombosis blood clots can be deadly but are preventable!
Risks of Deep Vein Thrombosis Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), also referred to as Deep Venous Thrombosis, is a blood clot located within a deep vein, usually in the leg. A blood clot that breaks free and travels up to the heart or lungs is referred to as a Pulmonary Embolism (PE), which can stop blood…Read More
What causes Spider Veins?
What Causes Spider Veins? For many people who suffer from spider veins, one of their biggest questions is “What causes spider veins?” Spider Veins, also known as telangiectasia, are small veins located just under the surface of the skin. Most often found on the leg, they can either be very small and hardly noticeable, or…Read More
Does Insurance Cover Varicose Vein Treatment?
Are varicose veins covered by insurance? The answer is YES, varicose vein treatment is covered by most commercial insurance carriers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, Champus, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Health Net, Tricare, UMR, and UnitedHealthCare to name a few. Medicare and AHCCCS will also cover treatment. Many people only try home treatment for varicose veins…Read More
How to find the Best Varicose Vein Clinic for your Vascular Health!
Are all vein clinics created equal? No they are not! Med Spa – You can turn on the television or radio at any time of the day and hear countless advertisements for “quick” or “painless” vein treatments. Go to this clinic or that medspa, and they assure you that your legs will look great in no…Read More
Treatments and Intervention for Venous Insufficiency
Aside from conservative therapies for vein insufficiency, when your symptoms get to the point that these no longer work, or you want a more permanent solution, there are several methods to treat vein disease. All of them, regardless of method, aim to improve circulation and minimize symptoms by eliminating the abnormal vein. These methods include…Read More