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Common Causes of Varicose Veins

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Aging and the Loss of Vein Elasticity? As we age, our veins tend to lose their elasticity. As a result, blood has a harder time making its way back to the heart. The valves that would normally prevent blood from flowing backward may begin to weaken as well. To make […]

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What is Radiofrequency Ablation?

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Varicose veins can cause problems for you in more than one way. They can create symptoms that often make daily living uncomfortable. People with them often experience swelling of the lower legs that frequently extends to the ankles. It can become worse later in the day. Individuals who sit in […]

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Removing Spider Veins with Sclerotherapy

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Spider veins form because the blood is not flowing through the capillaries or smaller vessels as efficiently as it should. This causes the blood to back up and pool in the vessels. They will become enlarged as a result. When this happens, they can be seen through the skin in […]

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Why Schedule a Vein Screening?

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Varicose veins and spider veins are the two most common vascular issues with which people struggle. They are similar in that both conditions are caused by venous insufficiency, a condition in which the blood is not flowing properly through the vessels. The primary difference is in the size of the […]

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Signs of Restless Leg Syndrome

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What are the Symptoms? A person with restless leg syndrome feels unpleasant sensations in their legs that compel them to move their legs in order to relieve them. The sensations vary from patient to patient. Many patients have trouble describing the sensations, but others have characterized them as itching, throbbing, […]

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Vibro Lipo for Body Sculpting

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Liposuction has been around for a very long time, and the conventional methods of using this technique are very well known. This traditional form of liposuction has been around since the 1980s. It is possible to get decent results using traditional liposuction, but it is a very aggressive technique. It […]

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Reasons to Consider Vein Treatments

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The interesting thing about vein diseases is the insidious nature that they take on. Many of them start out very small. They are problems that you just can’t detect. However, over time the condition gets progressively worse. That’s why we encourage patients to seek vein treatments for their vein disease […]

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Treating Varicose Veins with Endovenous Laser Therapy

About Endovenous Laser Therapy Laser therapy is done by directing concentrated pulses of light toward the veins that are causing the problems. When the veins absorb the energy, it converts to heat in an amount that is sufficient to safely destroy the vessels. They will then close off and disappear. […]

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Say Goodbye to Problematic Veins with Sclerotherapy in Cleveland

About Sclerotherapy Sclerotherapy is a simple procedure that can permanently destroy and remove spider veins, as well as varicose veins. Spider veins are those web-like veins that are tiny and rest very close to the surface of the skin. They are usually little more than a cosmetic nuisance, although they […]

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Get Rid of Facial Spider Veins with VeinGogh Near Cleveland

About Spider Veins Spider veins on the face are a very common condition for people over 50. A number of factors including sun damage, rosacea, and aging can cause them. Formerly, these small veins were difficult to treat with such treatments as laser ablation or sclerotherapy. Now, however, a relatively […]

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