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Avoid Discoloration of Your Legs Due to Varicose Veins

As your body absorbs the blood, the pigment, made of iron, remains behind and can become deposited, leading to the rusty dark discoloration so often seen wit...

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How New Technology Allows Major Advances in Varicose Vein Care

VNUS Closure is an office based, local anesthesia procedure that allows immediate recovery. We use several access sites to instill local anesthesia along the...

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Learn How Medical Advances Allow Optimal Varicose Vein Treatment

New techniques that allow more precise and accurate treatment of varicose veins are facilitated by advances in ultrasound technology.

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Knee Pain and Varicose Veins

Patients over age 50 often develop two very common causes of leg pain: venous insufficiency and osteoarthritis of the knee. There is some overlap of symptoms...

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Learn About The Pain of Varicose Veins & Comfort of Treatment

Varicose veins are unsightly leg veins that have the potential to cause significant medical problems. The veins are a very common finding among men and women...

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Don't Forget Varicose Veins as a Cause of Leg Pain

Varicose veins are common cause of obscure leg pain, and it’s quite interesting to learn how often we see symptoms improve once venous hypertension is resolv...

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Why It’s Important to Treat Varicose Veins

Treating varicose veins all depends on the severity of the condition. In most cases, the refluxing vein is sealed using endovenous ablation, or removed using...

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Varicose Vein Myths & The Truth About Venous Disease

Varicose veins are actually caused by a weakness in the vein which doesn't allow blood to rise up the leg against the constant push of gravity downwards. Thi...

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How Do You Develop Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are a very common clinical condition. There is not much you can do to avoid their development, but be assured that treatment is highly effecti...

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How To Avoid The Complications Of Varicose Veins

Normal venous flow in the leg is directed upwards against gravity, and the varicosities that you see in the calf are caused by weak one-way valves in the vei...

Blog Image04-24-15 /Dr. Garth RosenbergVaricose Veins

What Causes Your Varicose Veins?

Be sure to see a qualified and experienced vascular physician who understands the complexity of venous disease. Sources that can help you are found at the Am...

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The Newest Varicose Vein Treatment - VenaSeal

The current "best treatment" of varicose veins and saphenous vein reflux is the VNUS Closure procedure (Venefit), and the results and track record of success...

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Your Leg After Varicose Vein Treatment

Treatment of this condition is best done with the Venefit Procedure, previously known as VNUS Closure. This office based procedure is very effective, and all...

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Leg Pain Without Varicose Veins Easily Treated With Venefit

Many physicians and patients are unaware that endovenous ablation with the Venefit Procedure is so effective for this problem. Your consultation with an expe...

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Bleeding Varicose Veins Easily Treated

Both Dr. McNeill and Dr. Rosenberg are diplomates of the American Board of Phlebology and serve on national panels teaching advanced venous techniques to oth...

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Leg Pain Without Varicose Veins

Normal veins in the leg take over and bring blood up the correct direction, improving circulation. This eliminates leg symptoms in the matter of a few days. ...

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Don't Delay Varicose Vein Treatment

Normal venous flow travels up the leg against the constant downward pressure of gravity. Normally, one-way valves prevent backflow of blood and the veins all...

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Venous Insufficiency and Restless Legs Without Varicose Veins

We conducted a venous duplex scan, which showed that she has significant saphenous vein reflux in each leg. This leads to elevated pressures and causes the ...

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Treating Varicose Veins Can Cure Restless Leg Syndrome

When patients have RLS, they note difficulty getting to sleep, and they often say that they awaken in the middle of the night with jumpiness in the legs. Me...

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How To Control Varicose Vein Bleeding

I saw a new patient who was bleeding from her small varicose veins. She was quite alarmed because the blood was "spurting out" and she had a hard time gettin...

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New Vein Treatments Improve Patient Outcomes

One of my Ashburn, Virginia patients had seen several family members undergo varicose vein treatments over the years and was curious if vein stripping is sti...

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My Legs Are So Itchy … Could I Have Varicose Veins?

I recently saw a patient in our Frederick, Maryland office whose varicose veins were causing very significant itching, so much that her constant scratching w...

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CVL Stays Current on Varicose Vein Treatments

I just received credentials as a Registered Phlebography Sonographer, which means I am now one of the few physicians in the U.S. meeting a recognized nationa...

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Vein Screening in Leesburg, Virginia

A quick screening or an evaluation to discuss the significance of the venous insufficiency and possible treatment options is very attractive. We do not pres...

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Does Exercising Affect Varicose Veins?

With the treatments reducing aching and heaviness and improving leg circulation, you may find added energy and leg stamina to improve your workout routines e...

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Vein Treatment Between Pregnancies Increases Success

Seeking evaluation and treatment between pregnancies instead of waiting until all pregnancies are completed allows better treatment outcomes and less overall...

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Varicose Veins in Children

While age plays a role in the process of venous reflux, and varicose veins are seen more often in older patients, there is no doubt that varicose veins can o...

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Does Being Overweight Cause Varicose Veins?

Capitol Vein & Laser Centers' patients often ask whether being overweight causes varicose veins. This is a common misconception surrounding venous disease, a...

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What is the Venefit Procedure?

The Venefit procedure is simply a new name for the long-established and well-researched VNUS Closure procedure, which is used to treat varicose veins.

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Varicose Veins in Children

The development of varicose veins in younger patients should not cause grave concern among patients. Safe and effective therapy is widely available. Resumpti...