Common Symptoms of Lymphedema and How To Treat Them

   The lymphatic system is composed of lymph vessels and organs that help protect the body from bacteria and transport fluid from body tissues back to the cardiovascular system. Lymph vessels and lymph nodes help maintain a normal and healthy balance of fluid in the body.    Lymphedema occurs when the lymphatic system is not […]

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Varicose Veins: What They Are and How to Prevent Them

While you may have heard the term “varicose veins” before, you may not be aware that it refers to a common medical condition that affects approximately 40% of the United States population. Risk factors for varicose veins include heredity, prior leg trauma, and prolonged sitting or standing, especially in the work place. Women who have […]

The Vein Institute Physicians Present at the 2018 SIR Annual Meeting in Los Angeles

The Vein Institute Physicians Present at the 2018 SIR Annual Meeting in Los Angeles

Rochester-area doctors share their expertise with a worldwide medical audience. This past March, the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), a non-profit professional medical society for the Interventional Radiology community, held its annual meeting in Los Angeles. Attended by more than 5,000 physicians, scientists, students, and clinical associates, the meeting showcased presentations and talks on the […]

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Latest Advancement in Vein Treatment: Venaseal

Varicose veins can cause a range of symptoms from aching and tiredness, to cramping and restless legs. Many treatment options are available at The Vein Institute to combat these symptoms of venous disease. The newest method, Venaseal, uses a medical grade adhesive or glue to shut down problematic varicose veins. There are notable advantages to […]

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Get Your Legs Ready for Summer With a Varicose Vein Screening

When the temperatures start to rise, so do hem lines as people bare more to keep cool. You may not be so eager to show off your legs if you suffer from varicose or spider veins. Take comfort in knowing you are not alone. Many people experience both physical and emotional symptoms because of discolored […]