Varicose Vein Treatment: Not Just for Good Looking Legs?

Palisades Vein Center- person sitting on the beach in a wooden beach chair

Varicose veins are very common in Western society and studies suggest that varicose veins and spider veins can affect an estimated 60% of the female population and 40% of the male population. Women tend to seek out treatment for varicose veins especially spider vein treatment more frequently than men. In the majority of cases, the initial […]

Vein Ablation? Let The Buyer Beware!

Palisades Vein Center- A doctor pointing out the varicose veins on a leg

Varicose veins are fairly common. In fact, they affect about 30 – 40 million Americans. Many people have no pain or cosmetic issues. However, in many patients, large varicose veins are uncomfortable or present unacceptable cosmetic concerns. In the past, patients would undergo a “vein stripping” procedure. Typically this procedure was performed in the hospital […]