Vein Facts:

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

July 21st, 2010

Who Can Undergo in-office Minimally Invasive Procedures?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on July 21, 2010

At Dallas Vein Specialists all patients are treated in the office including those undergoing the laser vein treatments (endovenous laser ablation) and vein removal (microphlebectomy).  (Good descriptions of these procedures may be viewed at our website Patients, young and old, even those with chronic disease such as heart problems, have been successfully treated in our in-office operating rooms.  Patients taking anticoagulants,...

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...