Vein Facts:

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

September 22nd, 2015

Good News for Patients with Ugly Spider Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on September 22, 2015

Spider veins are small clusters of red, blue or purple veins that appear on the calves, thighs and ankles. They usually occur as people age, but in some people spider veins may appear at a young age. No matter what age they appear unsightly spider veins can be a cause of embarrassment and concern, leading to lifestyle or wardrobe changes....

Dr. Oz Show on Varicose and Spider Veins – A Vein Surgeon’s Perspective

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on January 16, 2015

Recently Dr. Oz discussed varicose veins and spider veins of the leg on his afternoon television show. This was complete with video simulation of veins and a discussion of treatment. A woman with typical leg spider (thread) veins demonstrated their appearance and discussed her cosmetic concerns. Then Dr. Oz discussed the difference between varicose veins and spider veins. A visiting...