Archive for April 2016

What causes Spider Veins?

What Causes Spider Veins? For many people who suffer from spider veins, one of their biggest questions is “What causes spider veins?” Spider Veins, also known as telangiectasia, are small veins located just under the surface of the skin. Most often found on the leg, they can either be very small and hardly noticeable, or…

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Does Insurance Cover Varicose Vein Treatment?

Are varicose veins covered by insurance? The answer is YES, varicose vein treatment is covered by most commercial insurance carriers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, Champus, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Health Net, Tricare, UMR, and UnitedHealthCare to name a few. Medicare and AHCCCS will also cover treatment. Many people only try home treatment for varicose veins…

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Treatments and Intervention for Venous Insufficiency

Aside from conservative therapies for vein insufficiency, when your symptoms get to the point that these no longer work, or you want a more permanent solution, there are several methods to treat vein disease. All of them, regardless of method, aim to improve circulation and minimize symptoms by eliminating the abnormal vein. These methods include…

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