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What is the Cost of My Varicose Vein Procedure?

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 […]

Are There Natural Remedies For Varicose or Spider Veins?

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 […]

Recently Posted Vein Directory Questions: Lakeshore Veins Responses

Question: Where does the excess fluids go when wearing compression stockings?

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A Healthy Diet for Improved Vein Health

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 […]

Mequon Vein Clinic treats Spider Veins, Varicose 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 […]

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What is Causing Your Swollen Legs?

Leg swelling is caused by the retention of fluid in leg tissues, and is known as peripheral edema. Peripheral edema can be caused by a problem with the circulatory system, the lymphatic system, or the kidneys. It is estimated that approximately 4.4 million people in USA suffer from some type of edema.

What are Perforator Veins?

When we perform a mapping ultrasound of our patients at Lakeshore Veins , we often find connections between the deep and superficial veins systems of the legs.  We discuss the meaning of perforator veins, answering the most common questions.  Perforators are normal, but also can lead to trouble in the person with Venous Insufficiency.

What is Compression Therapy?

Compression therapy has been used to treat chronic venous disease since ancient times, with the earliest recording found in the Corpus Hippocraticum (450–350 BC). It remains the cornerstone component in the management of both venous and lymphatic disease.

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Does Crossing Your Legs Cause Spider Veins?

Unfortunately, spider veins are unavoidable, with more than half of all women in the U.S. affected by them. However, if you’ve ever been told that crossing your legs will cause spider veins, rest assured, this information falls into the medical myths category. Crossing your legs is not one of the causes of this vascular problem. Spider veins and varicose […]

Venous Ulcers vs Arterial Ulcers

Perhaps you have noticed someone wearing a compression wrap and wondered what that was for.  The compression wraps as you see in the picture are generally used to treat venous ulcers.  Many people understand they have a problem with their circulation but do not understand why.  The differences between venous ulcers and arterial ulcers are […]