1. 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

  2. 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

  3. FAQ About Restless Leg Syndrome

    Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) affects approximately one in ten adults in the United States. It's becoming more common, too, with higher numbers of both children and adults being diagnosed with the syndrome every year. But what is it? What causes it? And what is the cure? Our vein clinic in Mentor has answers that can help you find relief for your symptoms. What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg…Read More

  4. Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins can happen to anyone, but they are especially common in pregnant women. These raised, swollen blood vessels bulge near the surface of the skin and most commonly occur in your legs, but may also appear elsewhere on your lower body, even on your rectum and vulva. For many pregnant women, these unsightly veins are uncomfortable or make them feel self-conscious, but you don’t have to …Read More

  5. Your first visit to the vein doctor

    Most people who suffer from symptoms of varicose veins wonder exactly what will happen during their first appointment with our office. Here’s what you can expect: When you visit us for the first time, you will quickly discover you are treated like a person, not a number. You’ll likely meet with Nicole, who will take photos and measurements of your legs. This will help us properly fit you with …Read More

  6. All About Sclerotherapy

    At the Center for Advanced Vein Care, one of the procedures we offer is ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. This minimally invasive treatment is used to treat varicose and spider veins, and can be done in our vein clinic with very little downtime. This effective treatment has been used for decades to fade the appearance of these pesky and often uncomfortable veins. However, many people are not aware …Read More

  7. The Essential Guide to Compression Therapy

    When you have a vein condition, compression therapy is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Compression therapy is the use of compression socks or stockings to support veins and promote blood flow to your legs. Your doctor may prescribe compression therapy if you recently have undergone vein surgery or if you have varicose or spider veins. While you might associate compression stockings …Read More

  8. Start Now For Healthy Legs In Spring

    Treating varicose veins is a process that takes longer than most people realize, in part, because of insurance regulations. Virtually all insurance companies have a six-week to three-month compression stocking requirement before treatment can be approved. And that approval process can take up to another month after the conclusion of the stocking requirement. That means treatment can be delayed by …Read More

  9. Worst Exercises for Varicose Veins

    While exercise is an important part of your vein health, there are certain exercises you should avoid if you have varicose veins or are at risk for developing them. In this blog, we will go over which exercises are to be avoided to maintain the health of your veins. Running Unfortunately, while running does strengthen your calf muscles, it is also very hard on your body. The high-impact nature of …Read More

  10. Best Exercises for Varicose Veins

    If you have varicose veins, you have likely spoken with your vein doctor about the importance of exercise. Exercise is important for vein health because it strengthens your calf muscles, which in turn, improves the circulation in your legs. While exercise generally improves vein health, that doesn’t mean that athletes are immune from vein diseases. In fact, there are certain exercises that are a…Read More