Author: Dr. Salvador A. Cuadra

Post-Surgery Aftercare Tips for Maintaining Healthy-Looking Veins

Varicose veins most commonly appear in the legs and are caused by the abnormal enlargement of superficial blood vessels. While the condition affects up to 30% of the adult population, it's more prevalent in women than men. Fortunately, treatment is available.

Understanding Venous Hypertension

If you are a woman in her 40's, you may have come across the term venous hypertension at least once. The term means that there's high pressure in the veins of the legs, also referred to as venous insufficiency or reflux disease. For men, venous hypertension tends to develop at a much later age.

Is There a Connection Between UV Rays and Spider Veins?

July is UV Safety Awareness Month and with summer in full swing and more skin exposed to the warm sun, this is a good time to remind you of the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and how they may relate to spider veins. 

Elevate Your Legs – Relieve Your Leg Issues

At the Vein Institute of NJ, our vein doctors have seen many patients who come to us with leg issues that could be solved through simple elevation. Elevating your legs can provide immediate relief by taking pressure off your leg veins which encourages the blood to flow out of your legs and continue on through the rest[…]

Can Ultraviolet Rays Cause Spider Veins?

With summer in full swing and more skin exposed to the warm sun, this is a good time to remind you of the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and how they may relate to spider veins. In fact, July is UV Safety Awareness Month.

Benefits of Compression Therapy

Vein-related problems are becoming one of the more common chronic conditions in the United States. And with that, there are many options on how to treat these issues. One non-invasive measure that may be an option for you is using compression therapy.

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