Blog Articles

Who's at Risk for Varicose Veins?

Should you worry about developing varicose veins if your mother has them? Maybe. Maybe not. Learn more about who is at risk for these problematic veins and how a specialist can help.

Feb 22nd, 2021
The Link Between Obesity and Varicose Veins

You know that excess weight can increase your risk of developing issues like diabetes and heart disease. But did you know that obesity can also lead to varicose veins? Learn how your weight can affect your vein health.

Jan 19th, 2021
Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins

Did you know that spider veins and varicose veins share a common link? They’re both related to damage in the vessels that carry blood to your heart so it can be recirculated. Find out more about these troublesome veins and how we treat them.

Dec 20th, 2020
Do Compression Socks Really Work?

Compression socks can eliminate pain and supply the extra energy you need to climb all those nearby mountains, if you believe the commercials. But can these socks do all they promise? Read what a vascular surgeon has to say about that.

Oct 15th, 2020
When Varicose Veins Are Symptomatic

You may be concerned about the appearance of varicose veins, but did you know they can also signal problems with your circulatory system? Learn more about symptomatic varicose veins and what they may be saying about your health.

Aug 29th, 2020
Why You Should Not Ignore Swollen Legs

A little swelling in your ankles after sitting at your desk all day or eating a particularly salty meal is pretty normal. But when swelling becomes persistent or happens more frequently, it’s time to check with the doctor. Find out why.

Jul 21st, 2020
Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Congratulations, you’re having a baby! Surprise, you’ve suddenly got varicose veins! What does pregnancy have to do with varicose veins? Plenty, as it turns out. Read why varicose veins often pop up during pregnancy and what you can do about them.

May 14th, 2020