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4 Tips for Choosing a Vein Doctor in St Louis

When you are looking for a pediatrician for your family, you are probably reviewing several characteristics of their career. Finding the right doctor is extremely important for your health and safety, and the same goes for vein doctors. Our vein health may be something we do not think about every day but it is critical… Read More

Ways to Avoid Skin Damage from Summer Sun Exposure

We all love the summer season, but when we are not careful, spending too much time under the sun can cause disastrous skin damage. Ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause all kinds of skin damage. Luckily, avoiding skin damage can be as easy as covering up. Here are a few ways to avoid unwanted… Read More

3 Procedures to Improve Unsightly Veins for Summer

The temperatures are rising quickly outdoors, so make sure you do not wait too long to get summer ready. We provide a variety of treatments that will help get your skin summer ready in a manner of minutes by treating your unsightly spider veins and varicose veins. Make sure to stop in for these quick… Read More

Avoid Painful Vein Stripping with These Advanced Treatments

Years ago, one of the only treatments to help treat varicose veins was a procedure called vein stripping. This treatment involves surgically removing the veins from your body and often requires a hospital stay for recovery. Patients typically require some form of anesthetic, so this treatment is only recommended for the most severe cases. For… Read More

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

If you are experiencing enlarged and painful veins in your leg or other areas of the body, you are most likely experiencing varicose veins. This problematic vein condition is caused by malfunctioning venous valves and can be quite itchy and painful. Most often they appear swollen and twisted and can look blue or purplish around… Read More

Phlebectomy FAQs

Before going through any cosmetic treatment,you should make sure to answer any questions you might have. When deciding to undergo phlebectomy, there are several frequently asked questions for you to consider. What is Phlebectomy? While this question might seem silly, it is important you receive the correct treatment based upon your vein needs. There are… Read More

Are You a Good Candidate for Endovenous Laser Treatment?

Similar to all other cosmetic treatments currently available, Endovenous Laser Treatment may not be right for every patient of ours. A variety of personal and treatment factors may interfere with your ability to enjoy the benefits of this life-changing procedure. So how should you know if you are a good candidate for Endovenous Laser Treatment?… Read More

Endovenous Laser Treatment vs Vein Stripping

In previous decades, vein stripping was the only treatment considered for varicose vein removal. These bulging veins can be uncomfortable and lead to future issues if not treated before additional symptoms start to develop. Vein stripping is a highly invasive treatment that utilizes surgical incisions to physically remove the veins. Over recent years, less-invasive treatments… Read More

Living with Varicose Veins

Living with varicose veins can be difficult. Here is what you need to know if you currently deal with varicose veins on a daily basis: More Than a Cosmetic Issue Most individuals believe varicose veins are simply a cosmetic issue that makes your veins give a bulging appearance and have no health repercussions. However, if… Read More

Types of Lymphedema

Our lymphatic system in the body is a combination of lymph nodes and vessels. The lymph vessels transport a fluid that primarily consists of water, protein, fats, and other waste our cells dispel. This fluid is taken to our lymph nodes, where it is filtered and recycled back into our bloodstream. When our lymph nodes… Read More