Varicose Vein
Varicose Veins

Spider Veins

What is Phlebology?
What is the difference between a
spider vein and a varicose vein?
What causes varicose veins?
Is the treatment painful?

How quickly can I return
to normal activity?

Will my insurance
cover the procedures?

Are there any risks or
complications with the treatments
to be concerned with?

Are there any risks or complications if I choose not to do the treatments?
Will collapsing the veins cause
undo stress and work load
to the other healthy veins?
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Frequently Asked Questions

Phlebology is the medical for the evaluation and treatment of venous diseases just like dermatology is the evaluation and treatment of skin disorders.
Spider veins are small, dilated veins near the surface
of the skin. A varicose vein is a larger, bulging vein.
The most common predisposing factors in the development of varicose veins are heredity, pregnancy, and hormones. Minor factors include prolonged standing, leg injury, sedentary lifestyle, obesity and hot weather.
NO! The needles used in treatment are extremely thin and at the most you'll feel a pin prick. In some cases a topical anessthesia is used – so you won't feel a thing.
Patients usually can return to their normal activities immediately after their procedure. However, we do recommend that you avoid extremely stressful activities for a few days to allow your legs to adjust.
This can be determined after treatment consultation is completed.
Yes. All complications and risks will be discussed with the doctor.
Yes. Conditions only worsen over time.
No. Removing abnormal veins will help healthy veins efficiency.