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UV Safety and Vascular Health: Protecting Your Veins

How Sun and Heat Affect Your Veins Does the Sun Make Varicose Veins Worse? The Role of SPF in Vein and Skin Protection Tips to Protect Your Vein Health Did you know sun exposure affects more than just your skin? Over time, exposure to UV radiation can contribute to vein issues such as varicose and [...]

Venous Laser Ablation: What You Need to Know

Are your leg veins causing discomfort or aesthetic concerns? Are you curious about the latest treatments available for varicose and spider veins? You're not alone in your quest for answers. Research says that about 25 million Americans suffer from venous disorders. Fortunately, modern medical advancements have brought us effective solutions, including venous laser ablation.  By [...]

What Causes Spider Veins?

Why do I have spider veins? Do spider veins hurt? Do spider veins go away? Are spider veins the same as varicose veins? How does a doctor treat spider veins? What can you do to prevent spider veins? Are you troubled by small red and purple veins just under the surface of your skin? These [...]

Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

What causes varicose veins?Do varicose veins hurt?How can my doctor treat my varicose veins?7 things you can do now to prevent varicose veinsVaricose veins are a common condition that many people recognize. If you have developed varicose veins, it can feel like you have a bulging roadmap on your legs, putting a damper on your next [...]

Sclerotherapy Side Effects

What is sclerotherapy? Does sclerotherapy have side effects? Are you a candidate for sclerotherapy? What’s it like to have sclerotherapy? Is sclerotherapy right for you? Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive way to treat spider and small varicose veins. Large, bulging veins or less prominent spidery veins in the legs plague about 35% of the population [...]

What’s the Difference Between Varicose & Spider Veins?

One of the most common questions patients ask is, “what’s the difference between varicose and spider veins?” You’ve probably seen spider and varicose veins on your legs, or those of someone you know. Men and women can be afflicted by these “roadmap” or “spiderweb” veins that are easily visible through the skin. Cosmetically, both [...]

What Causes Varicose Veins?

Having healthy looking legs can be important, especially in Florida where shorts season is almost year round. In addition to being a source of embarrassment and dismay for some, varicose veins can also cause pain and discomfort. “One of the frequently asked questions I get is what is the underlying cause of varicose veins?” says [...]

Varicose Vein Treatment Lets Patient Show Off Her Legs

Debbie, a sclerotherapy patient at the Vein Care Center of Amelia Island, was determined not to let spider veins adversely impact her quality of life. Varicose veins can deal an enormous blow to one’s self-esteem, confidence, and self-image. People with spider veins often feel ashamed about their legs and feet and may avoid showing them [...]

Varicose Vein Treatment Restores Woman’s Freedom

The pain from varicose and spider veins forced Kelli to give up the things she most loved to do like dancing and going running with her dog. She often needed to rest in the middle of the day just to recover enough strength to get through the afternoon. Kelli’s life changed when she came to the [...]

Treatment for Spider Veins Allows Woman to Wear Shorts Again

Sue, a sclerotherapy patient at the Vein Care Center of Amelia Island, was determined not to let spider veins adversely impact her quality of life. Spider veins can deal an enormous blow to one’s self-esteem, confidence, and self-image. People with spider veins often feel ashamed about their legs and feet and may avoid showing them [...]