At our Vein Clinic, Lakeshore Veins, we have seen patients in their teens and early 20s with varicose and spider veins. Many patients feel they are much too young to have this problem and also worry that it is a sign of a far worse disease. The truth is, varicose and spider veins are often genetic. […]
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Our vein and laser clinic is here to educate you on varicose and spider vein treatments. The last blog covered the evaluation, diagnosis and ultrasound mapping of varicose veins and how that mapping helps guides treatments. This weeks blog will go in to greater detail on treating your varicose veins.
Last week we discussed why varicose veins occur. This week we will discuss how varicose veins are evaluated by a physician and how can they be treated. Before recommending any treatment for your varicose veins, your doctor should first make sure you do not have more serious problems with your deep veins. Your provider will […]
At Lakeshore Veins, we are asked what causes varicose veins daily. First we need to understand the difference between Veins and Arteries.
Please let me know my varicose vein treatment cost. I hear this question every day in my vein clinic. Therefore, at this point, I should know the answer! However, what is really being asked is: “How much will I need to pay to have my vein procedure performed?” This question is a very different question […]
In my Mequon Vein Clinic, Lakeshore Veins, I find more and more people are searching for alternative and non invasive treatments. To prevent varicose and spider veins from developing we recommend, exercise, leg elevation, maintaining a healthy body weight and use of compression stockings. Many people can do everything right and still develop varicose and […]
We are all seeing many more people exercising in those colorful athletic compression sleeves or socks. Are they a fashion statement or do they boost performance? A clear, concise answer to that question is not easy.
Question: Where does the excess fluids go when wearing compression stockings?
Varicose veins, leg pain, and other vein diseases can be hereditary or they can be caused by gender, pregnancy, or spending a lot of time on your feet. However, there are simple changes you can make to your diet to improve the health of your veins. Here are four tips to help keep your veins […]
At Lakeshore Veins, a Mequon Vein Clinic on the north side of Milwaukee, we treat spider veins, varicose veins and leg pain in a comfortable, healing atmosphere. If you have aching legs, pain, swelling, obvious ropy varicose veins, embarrassing spider veins or just are not sure why your legs do not feel right, come have your […]