Vein Institute of NJ - Helpful Articles

Varicose, Spider, Reticular - What's the Difference?

Varicose, Spider and now Reticular veins. How are you supposed to know what’s what? Or, more importantly, how to get rid of them?

Cosmetic and Medical Symptoms of Spider Veins

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.

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,[…]

Potential Downsides of Sclerotherapy

Modern sclerotherapy techniques are highly effective in reducing or eliminating unsightly varicose veins, reticular veins and spider veins. However, any therapy presents potential drawbacks or risks to some patients.

Laser Vein Treatments for Varicose Veins

Lasers have been a popular treatment for many cosmetic procedures over the years, including facial resurfacing and removing hair and tattoos.  Lasers also are an effective means for removing the underlying causes of varicose veins, specifically venous insufficiency.  Clinical studies have demonstrated that laser[…]

Vein Treatment Myths

At the Vein Institute of New Jersey we receive many questions about vein removal treatments for spider veins and varicose veins. But, we also hear a lot of common myths and misunderstandings about vein treatments from patients who are simply misinformed about these procedures. So, let’s set the record straight[…]

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