Category: Advice

What Happens if I Don’t Treat my Varicose Veins?
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What Happens if I Don’t Treat my Varicose Veins?

If you have varicose veins in Columbus, Ohio, you might be tempted to ignore them and postpone treatment. They’re just veins, right? They don’t look pretty, but what’s the worst that could happen? Columbus Vein Center is familiar with this kind of thinking, and we understand where you’re coming from. Vein treatment can be time-consuming...

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins: What’s the Difference?
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Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve been researching vein disorders, you’ve probably seen the terms “varicose veins” and “spider veins” used interchangeably. But what’s the difference? If varicose veins and spider veins are the same thing, then why do they have two different names? These two conditions share similarities, but there are also significant differences between them. Varicose veins...

Do Varicose Veins Go Away on Their Own?
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Do Varicose Veins Go Away on Their Own?

Varicose veins are a common issue that effect many people in the Columbus, Ohio area. Varicose veins are unhealthy veins that are the result of chronic venous insufficiency and can impact your daily life. Whether they are a cosmetic issue or health-related, getting treatment can help improve quality-of-life. One of the biggest questions we see...

What is Sclerotherapy?
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What is Sclerotherapy?

Varicose and spider veins are a common health-related issue that can be either cosmetic or issues with your actual health. But, you don’t have to live with them any longer. Taking your health back and getting rid of the unsightly veins can be accomplished through several different procedures. Which one is right for you? This...

VenaSeal is Now Accepted by Medicare
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VenaSeal is Now Accepted by Medicare

There is some exciting news in our industry! If you are age 65 or older, you no longer have to live with varicose veins and the stresses they may cause. You can now use your Medicare coverage to cover the cost of VenaSeal, one of the most recent and innovative treatments for varicose veins in...

How Healthy Veins Can Impact Your Summer
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How Healthy Veins Can Impact Your Summer

Summer with Healthy Veins The difference between an exciting, eventful summer and one filled with discomfort can depend on the health of your veins. Varicose or spider veins have several symptoms, all of which impact your enjoyment of summer activities. The symptoms of varicose veins are: Veins that appear to be twisted or bulging, and...

Vein Treatment Technology – What’s the Best?
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Vein Treatment Technology – What’s the Best?

If you suffer from painful or unsightly varicose veins, we have only one question. Why? With advancements in technology, varicose vein treatments are safer and have a shorter recovery time than the previous standard of care. Gone are the days of painful, labor-intensive surgery (aka vein stripping). Modern procedures now include options such as heat...

Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins
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Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins

Now is the best time to get rid of your varicose and spider veins As spring slowly approaches, it will soon be time to rotate our closets and drawers again, bringing shorts, skirts, and summer dresses back up to the front of the line. While shorter hemlines keep us cooler in hot weather, they also...

Vein Center vs. Hospital – What is a Vein Center?
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Vein Center vs. Hospital – What is a Vein Center?

When we get injured or have a health issue, we don’t always go to the hospital right away for treatment. Just as there are health care specialists who perform various procedures in their offices, people with vein issues can get expert vascular treatment at a vein center. What is a Vein Center? A vein center...

What Causes Poor Circulation?
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What Causes Poor Circulation?

Your circulatory system is made up of your heart and your blood vessels, and it’s responsible for sending blood, oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. If part of this system becomes blocked, or blood flow is greatly reduced in one or several areas, it can result in symptoms of poor circulation and lead to other...

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