Spider Veins

Health Tips to Help Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins

Some good general advice was recently shared by U.S. News Health Tip regarding varicose and spider veins. There are a few additional points that should be considered when discussing venous health. Regarding do’s and don’ts to remember; it is important to maintain adequate hydration. In doing so, one will encourage healthy adequate blood flow thereby…

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8 Common Myths About Spider Veins

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to spider veins.  So we asked Jilanne Rose, DPN, ANP-C, a top Metro Phoenix Vein Specialist, to dispel some of the more frequent misconceptions surrounding the cause, risk factors, and treatment of this common vein condition.   Myth #1: Spider Veins are Only Cosmetic Many people…

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What is the Best Varicose Vein Procedure?

What is the best treatment for varicose veins? No varicose vein is the same; no person’s symptoms are the same; and so the best procedure for varicose veins is not always the same. The treatments associated with vein disease are based on a patient’s symptoms, vein size, location, contributing conditions, and ultrasound findings.   Different…

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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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