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05/8/2015
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The Endless Benefits of Compression Garments

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Today there are more options than ever when it comes to compression garments. Though many think of the same bland, tan, boring compression garments that have been used since for what seems like forever, there are actually plenty of styles to choose from (like Circaids) that can brighten up your appearance during your healing process. Trust us; if you think you’ve seen it all, think again! The Benefits Compression garments come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, including socks and stockings. A few time-tested benefits of wearing these, and undergoing

10/31/2014
Vein Disease

Reduce Spider Veins With Sclerotherapy St. Louis

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Spider veins often show up on the feet and legs of men and women in particular who are nearing middle age or who are predisposed to developing spider veins due to a family history of spider veins or varicose veins. Pregnant women are also particularly prone to developing spider veins as the growing pressure on their feet and legs can cause problems with circulation. Though spider veins in and of themselves don’t usually pose a significant risk, they can cause a lot of discomfort and even embarrassment for those who

10/18/2014
Vein Disease

Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

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It’s no secret that pregnancy brings a multitude of body changes and possible symptoms or side affects. Some women experience very few while others experience numerous side effects throughout the course of their pregnancy. It can be frustrating for a woman to witness so many changes happening to her body and although most of these symptoms and body changes are harmless and tend to go away once the baby is born, others may linger, even worsen after delivery. For many pregnant women, varicose veins appear with pregnancy. The appearance of

10/3/2014
Vein Disease

Treating Telangiectasia with Veinwave

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Spider veins can be embarrassing – especially in women. This issue has been featured in a range of health and wellness magazines, and it can even show up in early adulthood. Telangiectasia or fine, thread-like veins are also common, and these are due to genetics, prolonged standing or sitting, or lack of exercise. These veins are predominant on the legs, but they can be found all over the body.  Most are superficial, but they can be disconcerting when wearing short and revealing clothing. Fortunately, men and women have options to

09/26/2014
Liposuction

Soaring Midriff Lipo Numbers Courtesy of the Crop Top

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One of the most fail proof ways to rock the crop top is with flat abs. Without this asset, the crop top can look less than flattering, and as a result, women are turning to lipo to get a fast and easy fix for extra fat on the midriff. If memory serves well, this fashionable piece was also popular during the 1990s. Today, women of all ages are embracing the style, not just tweens and teens alone. The trend explains the rise seen in lipo and thread vein removal in

09/19/2014
Liposuction

The Return Of The Crop Top Means Soaring Vein Removals In Midriff

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The crop top is back in fashion, and to keep with the trend, a rising number of women have chosen vein removal in the midriff area, in order to boost confidence. The Cause of Increased Vein Removals In The Midriff The numbers are in – aesthetic centers have experienced a twenty percent surge in this cosmetic procedure as a result of the fashion trend that once ruled the nineties. Celebrities too, have adapted the crop top trend, and it’s no wonder that everyday folks are following the cool Spring and

09/5/2014
Vein Disease

How To Treat Facial Veins

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Do you have visible veins on your face? This can point to stress, aging, or tiredness, but did you know that there are simple, effective, and non-invasive ways to treat these veins? Learn more below: Characteristics of Facial Veins Otherwise known as spider veins, most facial veins are red or blue, and are pronounced by their clusters on sections of the face. They can appear anywhere in the facial region and are most popular on the nose, cheeks and chin. Factors That Affect Spider Veins Veins in the facial region

08/8/2014
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Getting to Know Varicose and Spider Veins

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Varicose and spider veins are a common vein disorder that affect millions of people across the globe. If you are unfamiliar with the terms, a varicose vein is a raised blood vessel that is often discolored and swollen. They can have a jagged appearance and are most commonly found on the legs. As for spider veins, these are small, superficial veins that are typically red or purple in color that are most frequently found on the legs and face. These veins can create an unpleasant appearance and diminish the blood

07/25/2014
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Varicose Veins Developing During Pregnancy

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Most people know about varicose veins. These are those unattractive, swollen veins that show up in the legs and ankles. These varicose veins also appear during pregnancy. While the majority of these varicose veins will occur in the legs, they can also appear in the vagina or vulvar area. What are Varicose Veins? Veins are important components in transporting blood back from extremities, such as the arms and legs, back to the heart. The veins in the legs actually have to work against the forces of gravity when they are

06/27/2014
Vein Disease

The Different Stages of Vein Disease

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Vein disease will affect individuals differently. One patient may only experience very mild symptoms, while others may experience symptoms that are more significant. The only thing that is the same is that without proper treatment, vein disease will become worse over time. Vein disease has six separate classes or stages. Stage One – Spider Veins. These are small thin blood vessels that are at the surface of the skin. Called telangiectasia, they are essentially dilated veins and capillaries. Stage Two — Varicose or Ropey Veins. Varicose veins are more prominent

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