PAD — short for Peripheral Arterial Disease — occurs when the arteries in your body become clogged with plaque. This tends to occur over time — usually as we age — and is best thought of as the “opposite” of a tree growing in your backyard.
With Spring upon us, you may be taking a look in the mirror and asking if your legs are warm-weather ready when it comes time to shed that winter clothing.
Spider veins can create unsightly blemishes with their network of finely dilated red or blue blood vessels. However, with a range of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment options available, spider veins removal can be a painless and efficient process.
One of the most frequently asked questions we get at the Vein Institute of New Jersey is: “Does exercise have any effect on varicose veins and/or spider veins?” We always tell our patients that the benefits of exercise will outweigh the negatives. Exercise improves arterial circulation and cardiac function, which[…]
Winter may still be on your mind, so you may not be thinking about your veins since the colder weather lets you hide unsightly and visible veins under your clothing. However, now is the perfect time to think about getting those legs sexy and vein-free in time for when the warm weather rolls around.
We are often asked by our patients about advertisements for varicose vein creams or lotions for spider veins that promise to remove these unsightly vein conditions. The patients want to know if these vein treatments are effective. While we would love to see a lotion that eradicates spider veins, varicose veins, or[…]