Vein Facts:

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

December 1st, 2017

What is Lipedema?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on December 1, 2017

LIPEDEMA is a disease of excess and abnormal subcutaneous fat deposition that effects millions of women throughout the world (estimate of 17 million in US and 370 million globally). The disease, almost exclusively affecting women, was named in 1940 by 2 Mayo Clinic physicians. It is still a somewhat mysterious disease that is now under intense study at centers around...

The Importance of Treating Feeder Veins in Conjunction with Spider Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on June 22, 2017

FEEDER VEINS EXPLAINED The importance of “feeder veins” in the study and treatment of spider veins (telangiectasias) of the leg is well established. “Feeder veins” are a type of reticular veins, which are plentiful throughout the legs, forming a reticular network beneath the skin surface, hence the name RETICULAR. Most reticular veins have no relationship to spider veins, but when...