With March being Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month, we want to dedicate this blog post to the causes of DVT and its dangers.
We’ve all heard of varicose veins. We’ve all heard of spider veins. But, when we tell a patient here at the Vein Institute of New Jersey that the unsightly blue line on their leg or thigh is a reticular vein, we get more than a few quizzical looks.
Spider veins are one of the conditions that often brings patients to the Vein Institute of New Jersey. This vein condition gets its name from the characteristic web-like structure of dilated venules that give the skin a flushed appearance.
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:
Microphlebectomy, the medical term for the removal of large or medium-sized protruding varicose veins is a procedure that can work for you. But, it requires a trained physician to evaluate if this is the right treatment to undertake.