Vein Facts:

Varicose veins are a sign that there is high pressure in the veins. This is called venous insufficiency or venous hypertension.

October 30th, 2013

Treatment Options For Rosacea Patients

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on October 30, 2013

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects men and women and may be mild and episodic to severe and persistent. Dermatologists commonly treat the disorder by advising patients to avoid the things that seem to trigger outbreaks such as stress, heat, alcohol, and some skin products and cosmetics and by the use of sunscreens and medications to restore...

A New Minimally Invasive Treatment For Varicose Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on August 21, 2013

A new treatment for saphenous vein incompetence, the principal cause of varicose veins of the leg, has advantages over the established thermal treatments, namely radiofrequency and laser. The new treatment, ClariVein, has been in studies in the United States and in Europe for the past 4 years. The results in several studies have been comparable to the results obtained with...

Vein Care In The United Kingdom

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on May 14, 2013

(Royal Society of Medicine Venous Forum, London 2013) I recently attended the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine in London. This several day meeting included talks by eminent British vascular surgeons and guest speakers from Europe. Topics ranged through the spectrum of venous diseases and their treatments including traditional invasive surgery, newer minimal invasive treatments, sclerotherapy, phlebitis and...

Stubborn Spider Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on January 21, 2013

Every now and then I come up against stubborn spider veins, those that refuse to fade away as I would expect. I see patients not infrequently who have had multiple treatments for their spider veins with little if any success. This may be a stubborn cluster in one location on the thigh, leg, ankle, or foot or a recalcitrant array...