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What You Need to Know About Ultrasound- Guided Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

If you are one of the many adults suffering from varicose veins, you may have resolved yourself to a lifetime of long pants and leg discomfort. These veins can cause more than just cosmetic concerns that range from leg pain, achiness, heaviness, swelling, and skin discoloration. Luckily, varicose vein treatment is available to improve the […]

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Causes and Treatment

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a common condition that affects approximately 25 percent of all adults. When the valves in the veins of your legs stop functioning properly, it can slow the flow of blood from your legs causing bulging veins and a variety of symptoms.There are many factors that affect the likelihood of developing […]

Lymphedema

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 […]