How Effective Is Varicose Vein Treatment?

September 10, 2020 • karnold • varicose veinsVein Doctor

If you have varicose veins, you’re not alone. By some estimates, as many as 30 million adults in the US are affected by varicose and spider veins. Most common in the legs, varicose veins are abnormally enlarged veins that are raised above the skin. They usually have a twisted appearance. While they aren’t life-threatening, they can also sometimes be a sign of underlying issues. The good news is that you do not have to live with this uncomfortable condition. There are more treatment options than ever to remove these veins and eliminate discomfort....

Burning, Throbbing, Cramping or Swelling Legs? You Might Have Varicose Veins

August 6, 2020 • karnold • Uncategorized
swelling legs varicose veins

What is That Pain in Your Legs? In some lines of work, or even with certain lifestyle conditions, you may find yourself standing a lot. Perhaps you’ve recently noticed a throbbing sensation in your legs that you just can’t ignore—and you’ve spotted blue, web-like veins on one or both of your legs. What does this mean? Likely, it means that you have varicose veins. What Are Varicose Veins? What exactly are varicose veins? Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisting veins, often appearing blue or dark purple and web-like on the calves or...

The Kimmel Institute’s Certified Vein Specialists in South Florida

July 11, 2020 • karnold • Vein DoctorVein Specialist
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Treating vascular issues, such as varicose veins, is a complex process. Patients need a doctor that creates customized treatment plans that successfully treat not only the current problem, but any underlying problems that may be causing the vascular issues. Just because a doctor can treat vascular issues such as varicose veins, doesn’t mean that they should. It is important to find a doctor that specializes in the treatment of vascular veins and other vascular issue...

Are the Veins on Your Breasts Just Varicose Veins, or a Sign of Cancer?

July 6, 2020 • karnold • Uncategorized
varicose veins or breast cancer

Worried about the blue spider-web like veins that have appeared on your breasts over time? Do they concern you each time you catch a glimpse of them? Could they be signs of cancer? No, not necessarily. Varicose veins mainly appear when the valves in the veins are weakened. Increased pressure in the veins over a long term, trauma or age are the usual culprits for varicose veins. There are quite a few reasons for the appearance of breast veins, not limited to cancer. These can be things like pregnancy, weight gain, and Mondor’s disease, for exampl...

Treating Varicose and Spider Veins on Your Breasts

June 11, 2020 • karnold • varicose veinsVein Doctorvein treatment
breast blue veins

Veins are important blood vessels located beneath the surface of the skin all over the body, including on the breasts. Although these vessels are not usually visible, they can become noticeable in some cases. In most cases, noticeable veins on the breasts are either varicose veins or spider veins. Although they are more common on the legs, they can appear on the breasts as well.  Things You Should Know About the Veins on Your Breasts Like veins in all parts of the body, the veins in your breasts play an important role in maintaining tissue health...

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