Spring Cleaning, Why Not Clean Out the Spider Veins Too?

The majority of the patients at our Vein Therapy Clinic are recommended sclerotherapy as a form of treatment for their spider veins.  Sclerotherapy is considered the “gold standard” for spider vein treatment.  It is an injection into the diseased veins with a solution to begin a process whereby the vein will be naturally absorbed by [...]

The Importance of Compression Stockings

Compression stockings can alleviate some of the symptoms from varicose and spider veins, like pain or swelling, but more importantly they help direct blood flow back to the heart. A compression stocking is hosiery that provides pressure that is strongest around the foot and ankle and loosens as it moves up the leg.  The steady pressure [...]

Leading Cause of Varicose Veins and What To Do About It

Did you know that the leading cause of varicose veins is heredity?  It’s time to stop blaming your parents and take charge of your legs!!!  Outlined below are five areas of interest. 1. What can be treated? Any vein that bothers you cosmetically or has symptoms is treatable.  This includes the legs, face, and chest. 2. How are [...]

Varicose Veins and What People Are Saying about Dr. Kass, MD

“I can walk all day – eight, nine, ten miles or more, and when I go to bed at night, my legs feel great. I don’t require any more naps after exercising. My feet don’t hurt anymore. I can sleep through the night and don’t wake up at three in the morning because my legs [...]