If you've ever seen anyone with varicose veins, you know they can be rather unsightly. In fact, they can be downright ugly... embarrassing... and something that people usually try to hide by wearing long pants, even in the heat and humidity of summer.
Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products, has published a study with five-year results of the ClosureFastâ„¢ Long-Term European Multi-Center Study in patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). This study evaluates the five year outcomes of a minimally invasive endovascular therapy for treatment of CVI. Closure-Fastâ„¢ is one of the most popular closure techniques used by the cardiovascular and Vascular surgeons at Maryland Vein Professionals.
abor Day has come and gone. Your kids are back in school. The leaves are starting to change. Do you know what that means? At Maryland Vein Professionals, it means "Me" time, when you have more time to take care of yourself.
For decades, vein stripping was the most recommended procedure for treating varicose veins. Today, the board certified cardiovascular and vascular surgeons at Maryland Vein Professionals perform more Venefitâ„¢ / VNUS ClosureÂ® procedures for varicose vein and spider veins than any other practice in the U.S. This article outlines the pros and cons of both:
Now that Spring has officially arrived, Maryland Vein Professionals wants to ask if your legs are ready... â€¢Â For warmer weather by wearing shorts, skirts or swimsuits? â€¢ To show off your legs at the beach for a family picnic? â€¢Â To take off your towel at the pool to swim laps? â€¢Â To play tennis or golf without wearing long pants? â€¢Â For a ZUMBA class without tripping over your sweat pants? If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, and especially if your legs experience discomfort, swelling, itching or burning, you may have vein disease and varicose veins.
This just in... This week's free varicose vein screenings hosted by Maryland Vein Professionals were a huge success. How huge? Our Columbia Treatment Center scheduled 32 callers on March 12th, while our Annapolis Treatment Center saw another 31 people on March 13th.
At Maryland Vein Professionals, patients often tell us that we pamper them a bit too much that they've never received treatment at this level of quality from anyone, let alone a vein clinic. Here are just a few reasons why:…
Our Baltimore Ravens will be playing for the NFC East Title this Sunday vs. the New England Patriots. If the Ravens should win, theyâ€™ll contend for their second Super Bowl win this millennium. So naturally, everyoneâ€™s rooting for and wearing the Ravensâ€™ team color: purple. Thatâ€™s a good thing for the city, for the team, and for the fans. But when is wearing purple a bad thing? When the purple represents bulging, swollen, itchy and unsightly varicose veins on your legs.