Vein Facts:

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

June 14th, 2010

Inject Veins or Remove Veins? Which?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on June 14, 2010

Patients frequently are confused about why some leg veins are injected and some are removed. When I evaluate veins from spider veins to large varicosities, there are several considerations going through my mind in addition to the source or cause of the vein problem. SCLEROTHERAPY is the injection of veins with chemicals that damage the inside of the veins. This...

Spider Veins and Sclerotherapy

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on June 7, 2010

Spider veins are small, 0.1-1.0mm, red to blue veins in the top layer of the skin. They occur with increasing frequency in adults as they age but may be seen in teenagers as well. When seen in younger individuals the pattern of distribution is commonly on the lateral thigh or at the site of prior trauma. Spider veins may be...

Why Do We Use Lasers at Dallas Vein Specialist?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on June 1, 2010

With internet and advertising information readily available to anyone who cares to do a little research, some of our patients know that there are several options in vein treatment and ask why we use a laser to treat the incompetent veins of the legs. Prior to acquiring our lasers we researched the matter thoroughly and in fact used both radiofrequency...