Carrying around extra fat can have a serious negative impact on your body’s processes, including the health of your veins. Excess weight is shown to contribute to leg pain and leg swelling in patients, as well as to the formation of varicose veins.
Our vein doctor is board certified and special trained in the area of vein diagnosis and treatment. Our initial goal in is to identify and understand the causes of a patient’s leg pain and swelling, and to inform them of the available treatment options. Knowing what to expect during this vein screening can be helpful […]
Less than 10 years ago patients suffering from vein disease were faced with painful surgery and extended recovery time in the hospital in order to do away with their affliction. Thankfully, the times of invasive vein procedures and extended hospital stays are a thing of the past. Today, vein centers exist to allow for relatively […]
Sclerotherapy is a safe and minimally invasive spider vein treatment used in Mequon. The procedure involves inserting a thin, small-gauge needle directly into the malfunctioning vein, where a solution is then delivered, causing the vein to collapse and seal shut. Blood is then re-routed to healthy veins in the surrounding area. Eventually, the diseased vein […]
Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy is used to treat spider veins and small varicosities. This type of treatment uses an ultrasound guide, allowing vein specialists to see the diseased veins more clearly and create a precise map of spider veins within the legs. This procedure can reduce the need for surgery and is especially effective for veins […]