The Venefit™ procedure — formerly known as the VNUS Closure Technique— is a minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins in which a vein specialist inserts a catheter in to the diseased vein causing it to collapse and close through a transfer of heat. After the vein is sealed shut, blood is naturally re-routed to other healthier […]
Q: How much sodium tetradecyl sulfate in the body is safe? I have numerous visible blue veins on chest, arms, hips and legs. My sclerotherapist said these can all be injected with sclerosant in one day. Is it safe to have that much slerosant in my body at once? Also, I am battling thinning hair. Could […]
Elevate Your Legs – The higher the better. Parallel to the ground when reading, relaxing or watching TV. This improves vein circulation and helps minimize swelling.
RLS affects 10-15% of the general population. Many believe there is a relationship between Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and varicose veins as healthy veins return blood to the heart. When patients experience vein failure (varicose veins), blood begins to flow backwards toward the feet, causing blood to pool in these unhealthy veins. This can lead […]
Q: Is it okay to wear compression stockings when in atrial fibrillation? Will compression stockings cause complications with heart conditions? I have a replacement tissue mitral valve and have had maze procedure and two cardio-versions, but still keep flipping back into atrial fibrillation, which is controlled by medication. My pulse still varies from between 90 and […]
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Q: If I wear compression hose, can I forego the cotton balls and tape required after Sclerotherapy? I get cuts/reactions to the tape, so I’d rather remove them when I get home a few hours after the sclerotherapy treatment, instead of after the recommended 24 hours. If I’m still wearing compression hose, will the early removal of […]
Q: I have RA and will be going on a 12-hour plane trip. It is not severe and I do not take medication except for aspirin occasionally. I cannot sit in one position for very long without pain and stiffness. Will compression socks/stockings help? A: I am not sure how much they will help. They […]
Dr. Kevin Haney and his staff are proud to announce that he has opened his own vein-dedicated practice. The Ozark Regional Vein Center offers complete comprehensive vein treatment for both varicose veins and spider veins. Call to schedule a free vein screening with our board certified vein specialist!