Facial Vein Treatment Options

Do You Have Small Red Vein Clusters on Your Face? If you have broken capillaries, spider veins, or spider vein clusters called telangiectasia, you have treatment options.  These tiny veins lie just beneath the surface of your skin, making them very delicate and susceptible to becoming enlarged or spreading.  However, new technology allows us to…

Medical adhesive vein closure, VenaSeal™ IS NOW covered by insurance in 2018!

What is VenaSeal™?  VenaSeal™ is the latest minimally invasive procedure proven to safely and effectively treat venous reflux disease.  At Vein Specialists, we are dedicated to improving our patients’ health.  VenaSeal™ was approved by the FDA late in 2015 and is the only procedure that uses medical adhesive to close a diseased leg vein from…

Do you have “Orthovenous” Disease?

When Orthopedic and Venous Disease Collide. “Orthovenous” disease you ask?  What is that?  Is that even a disease or a word?  Well…not exactly, but it is a neologism I have created to describe a much more common entity I have encountered in my vein focused practice.  Patients with orthopedic disease are of the age group…

Publix deli worker has fashion show after varicose vein removal

Sheila returned to the office today for her second vein procedure. Now two weeks out from her left leg laser endovenous ablation and varicose vein removal, she is the talk of the deli! Not only does her leg feel better but she couldn’t help but to brag to her fellow employees on how good her leg…

External Bleeding from small calf veins can be sign of underlying problem

Have seen back to back patients this morning with severe venous insufficiency involving the left great saphenous vein.  Both patients had history of multiple episodes of significant external hemorrhage.  Neither had external signs of varicose veins but both had what appeared to be large spider veins (called telangiectasias) in the pretibial region (front of the…

Check your veins before (or after) hip or knee replacement! Reduce your risks of complications.

This patient had left leg swelling for the past six months since his left total knee replacement. He had two ultrasounds which negative for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) yet his swelling and pain persisted. On further review of his history he stated that he had had swelling in his left leg for some years prior…