Author: Dr. Cindy Sturt

What is a Vascular Surgeon and When Do I Need One?

A vascular surgeon is someone who treats disease processes within the arteries and veins, those critical routes of the circulatory system. Vascular surgeons do not treat the heart or brain as those are specialty areas of cardiologists and neurologists.

What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

One of the most common questions we get here at the Vein Institute of New Jersey is: What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)?

Is Sclerotherapy an Advanced Procedure?

In our past Vein Institute of NJ blog posts, we’ve highlighted some of the new, minimally-invasive treatment modalities that can safely and quickly eliminate varicose veins and spider veins. Sclerotherapy is far from new but it has advanced over time. Here’s what you should know:

What is Vein Stripping

Vein stripping is an abrasive name for a surgical procedure, often performed in the hospital or an outpatient center, to remove large varicose veins from the legs and thighs. It is a treatment selected for venous insufficiency, when there is a problem with the blood flow. It can also be employed for leg ulcers,[…]

Sclerotherapy Treatments for Problem Veins

Here at the Vein Institute of New Jersey, we have experience with all of the latest sclerotherapy treatments. We have applied them with outstanding results on our patients throughout the New Jersey region. 

Exercise and Varicose Veins

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[…]

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