Vein Facts:

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

August 27th, 2012

The Uses And Advantages Of Veingogh

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on August 27, 2012

The VeinGogh device for treating spider veins has been in use in my vein practice for the past 2 years. This technology is now FDA approved for treating spider veins (telangiectasia) of the lower extremities. The VeinGogh company describes its mechanism of action as “ohmic thermolysis” describing a “microburst” of radiofrequency energy that is delivered to the tip of a...

When To Seek Medical Attention For Varicose Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on July 9, 2012

I have seen patients over the years who have been told by their family doctors not to worry about their varicose veins. They were in essence instructed to live with their bulging and uncomfortable veins. Young women have been told not to have their varicose veins treated until they were finished having children. Perhaps there was a time when such...

Spider Vein Treatments

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on April 19, 2012

This time of year I see many women who want to improve the appearance of their legs before summer and warmer weather arrive. Some have not worn shorts for years on account of self consciousness or outright embarrassment over the appearance of their legs. Some women with extensive and dense clusters of spider veinshave aching or burning symptoms occurring when...

Varicose Veins In The Vaginal Area

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on March 31, 2012

Today on the DR. OZ SHOW there was a discussion about discomfort from varicose veins that occur in the vaginal area, specifically involving the labia. While the discussion was somewhat informative, it left out much important information. Varicose veins occurring in this area are the result of changes during pregnancy in the circulation in the veins of the pelvis. During...