1. The Good, Bad and Ugly

    By Dr. Sonja Stiller, Center for Advanced Vein Care Like it or not, it’s getting cooler. The leaves are turning, the pumpkins are out and we may already be putting on a light jacket. For those considering treatment for varicose veins, the cooler temperature brings really good news: You don’t have to wear your compression stockings in the heat of the summer. Varicose vein treatments are typical…Read More

  2. Start Vein Treatments Now

    By Dr. Sonja Stiller, Center for Advanced Vein Care   Remember the summer you had planned—the hiking, the walks on the beach, exploring Cedar Point with your kids or grandkids? Well, if your summer didn’t unfold this way because of leg pain, swelling or fatigue, you are not alone. Our legs can swell during the summer; it’s a natural response to the heat. But other condition can exacerba…Read More

  3. The Importance of Walking

    By Dr. Sonja Stiller, Center for Advanced Vein Care   One of the best things you can do for your overall health is to keep moving. In other words—walk. It’s what our bodies were designed to do. People who experience leg pain, however, often stop moving which can lead to many serious health problems. Ironically, the most common reason for feeling achy after walking is simply the fact that …Read More

  4. What Causes Varicose and Spider Veins?

    With summer comes extreme temperatures, and the last thing you want is to have to confine yourself to long pants that trap the heat because you are afraid to show off your legs. In addition to causing you pain, varicose and spider veins are not very attractive and can make you feel too embarrassed to let those areas show. If you are someone who suffers from one or both of these conditions, you may…Read More

  5. Treat Your Veins and Enjoy Summer!

    Summer is upon us, and with summer comes a variety of fantastic activities. If you suffer from varicose veins, not treating them means that you may not be able to enjoy summer to its fullest. With this in mind, in this blog post, we’ll look at a few great summer activities that you can truly enjoy once you’ve treated your veins at our Mentor vein treatment clinic. The Center For Advanced Vein …Read More

  6. Treating Spider Veins

    Treating spider veins By Dr. Sonja Stiller, Center for Advanced Vein Care Summer is here and that means wearing shorts and sandals and exposing our bare, imperfect legs to the world. However, for many patients, varicose veins are much more than a cosmetic concern; they are often accompanied by a serious venous health issue that can cause leg pain, swelling, fatigue and many other symptoms. But wha…Read More

  7. Compression is helping teachers with leg pain

    Due to sitting and standing for long periods of time, teachers are particularly susceptible to symptoms related to varicose veins, including leg pain and swelling. And for educators, right now is often the best time to start treatment. That’s because most insurance companies have a minimum six-week compression stocking requirement, so if you wait until mid-summer to schedule your appointment, yo…Read More

  8. Teachers : Treat Your Veins This Summer!

    The Center for Advanced Vein Care is proud to provide the citizens of Mentor with high-quality varicose vein treatment services. Whether you’ve recently noticed discomfort in your legs or have been struggling with them for years, our Mentor vein care center is here to help provide you with the treatment and relief that you deserve. To learn more about how our vein care treatment services can bes…Read More

  9. Natural healing power of the earth

    For the past several decades, doctors have relied increasingly on pharmaceutical solutions to resolve their patients’ health issues, turning to drugs rather than more natural remedies. But that trend is changing. Driven to some extent by the nation’s opioid epidemic, physicians are opening up to alternative treatments for everything from pain and inflammation to wound care. Some docs are embra…Read More

  10. New vein treatment has arrived at Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Treatments for varicose veins have improved dramatically over the years—from the painful stripping surgery endured by our parents and grandparents to today’s high-tech ultrasound-guided laser ablation. Sometimes, however, it takes insurance companies time to catch up with technology. For example, a new foam-based sclerosant, which has been around for several years, is finally being covered by …Read More