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Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins-Memphis Vascular

What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are a condition caused by abnormal venous insufficiency. They are common in adults in the US. Many factors such as weight and family history can increase a person’s risk for varicose veins. Some symptoms of varicose veins include leg pain, aching in the legs, and a burning sensation in the legs. The appearance of…

Now is the time to treat those varicose veins

Have you been delaying getting those large varicose or spider veins treated? If so, now is the perfect time to reconsider!  The late fall and early winters months are an ideal time to treat this health issue. More often than not, comfort is the motivating factor for most patients to decide on a treatment plan this time of year.  Most…

Love your Legs!

varicose vein treatment in memphis

This Valentine’s Day, make sure you love your legs! If you are noticing some large veins or spider veins coming up on your legs, NOW is a perfect time to address it!  Schedule a consultation with Dr. Jon Roberts so he can carefully diagnosis if there are any underlying causes before he can recommends treatment.  Dr. Roberts performs all the…

First physician in Memphis to use FDA approved stent

Today, Dr. Jon Roberts at Germantown Methodist Hospital used a new stent system developed and approved exclusively for treating patients with venous disease. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the VICI Venous Stent System™ provides both clinicians and patients with an alternative treatment option that will provide patients with an increased quality of life. Venous disease currently…

Varicose Vein treatment-When is the best time to schedule treatment?

We can address varicose vein treatment in many different ways.  With new technology, the old varicose vein treatment of vein stripping is outdated and hardly performed anymore.  New vein treatments such as heat-induced vein ablation, non-thermal ablation, and sclerotherapy are the best varicose vein treatments now. We will mainly discuss varicose vein treatments today, but for more information about varicose…

Varicose Vein Treatments Available to You!

Venous disease presents itself in many different shapes and sizes. They vary from large visible varicose veins, to veins causing symptoms that are not visible, or to spider veins. Each one has different forms of vein treatments available. Memphis Vascular Center can treat all the above! Let’s discuss some of the vein treatment options available to you. Large varicose veins…

What does it cost for vein treatments?

So maybe you have seen commercials or ads by now, and you have thought that having these veins on my legs are really not a big deal.  Or you may have thought it is going to be to expensive to get rid of these veins.  Well in many cases, your treatments may be covered under your insurance plan. Many times,…

Varicose Veins?

There are different types of veins in your body. Some examples are deep and superficial. Deep veins are centrally located and carry a majority of your blood back to your heart. Superficial veins carry a small portion of your blood and are located closer to your skin. When they are not functioning correctly, they can become varicose veins. Spider or…

PREGNANCY AND VARICOSE VEINS…..

  There are ways to minimize veins that have appeared during pregnancy and their long term effects. Typically, there are three main causes.  The first, probably the most obvious, is that as the baby grows pressure on the veins in the pelvis increases.  This will make it harder for the veins in the legs to circulate the blood back to…

Varicose Veins and your health

Here is a good article discussing your vascular health and varicose veins. http://www.newsmax.com/FastFeatures/blood-pressure-varicose-veins/2016/07/14/id/738744/ Varicose veins are caused by high blood pressure within a vein. The unsightly or bulging veins in the legs or pelvis occur when valves in the veins break. Other symptoms of varicose veins include sores on the legs, rashes, skin color changes, and a heavy or aching…

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