Vein Treatments Articles

Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT, is a potentially fatal condition caused by the clotting of blood. It usually occurs in the deep veins in the legs as opposed to the smaller or surface veins in the ankles or forearms. According to an NBC report, 74% of Americans have never heard of DVT. It was brought to the attention of the general public when NBC correspondent David Bloom died on the battlefield in Iraq; not in the way you would expect, but from the silent killer, DVT.

If you are experiencing deep varicose veins, there could be a chance you would be a good candidate for endovenous laser treatment. Endovenous Laser Treatment (referred to as EVLT) is a quick, minimally invasive laser treatment that requires no hospitalization and no complicated surgery.

Now that summer season calls for shorts, swimsuits and dresses that show off those legs, it is time to get rid of those spider veins or varicose veins. It can be difficult to hide those embarrassing visible veins, but you have some options. Doctors have perfected several techniques and treatments that help to get rid of spider veins and varicose veins permanently, and some do not require much downtime. If you’re ready to get your body ready for summer season, here are some of your best options for getting rid of spider veins: