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Venous Stasis?

January 8, 2021

What is Venous Stasis? Simply put, it is a term referring to what happens when venous blood flow is congested or impacted by some dysfunction within the venous system especially at the level of the dermis (skin). In the majority of cases, this disruption in flow is the result of some form of vein disease.…

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Depression and Varicose Veins

December 8, 2020

Depression is a well-documented medical condition within the general population. Indeed, the vast majority of individuals have probably had days when they felt down at some point in their lives. Whether these feelings ultimately warrant the diagnosis of depression is dependent greatly upon the severity of a person’s symptoms. Depression is believed to afflict over…

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What to Do and not Do for Healthy Veins

October 29, 2020

Vein disease is an extremely common medical condition that is believed to afflict over 30 million Americans according to the Society of Vascular Medicine. Unfortunately, it is believed that only 10 percent will actually seek treatment for their aliment. Why such a small percentage, no one really knows. Perhaps it is due to the common misconception…

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Laser Vein Treatments

September 8, 2020

When patients come into the office, one of the biggest fears going into treatment is often times the thought of having a laser vein treatment. The majority of people are probably imagining those laser pistols used in Star Wars or Star Trek being fired at them. That is fantasy. In reality Laser vein treatments have…

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Why Fall and Winter are the Best Times for Vein Treatment

August 27, 2020

Varicose veins, spider veins, and a variety of other vein conditions are a source of discomfort for many people. They can impact a person both mentally and physically over time. Not only do vein disease sufferers experience physical symptoms, they can also feel the embarrassment and self-consciousness that can come along with the aesthetics of…

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GO SEE YOUR DOCTORS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

August 14, 2020

I hope that you and your family continue to remain safe and healthy. I am sure that all of you have been following the daily COVID-19 updates like we have been. Indeed, we are all experiencing an unprecedented time within the United States and the world. Hopefully an experience that all of us never have…

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Restless Leg Syndrome Facts!

July 6, 2020

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is becoming increasingly prevalent within the United States today. Nearly one in ten adults in the United States has been diagnosed with RLS with even more children and adults being diagnosed every year.  We hear the term RLS being thrown around in public almost daily yet many of us really do…

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When should you look for help with your veins?

June 18, 2020

Varicose veins, spider veins, and a variety of other vein conditions are not the “cosmetic” issue that most tend to believe. In fact, vein issues are oftentimes the underlying cause of many of the complaints of discomfort, cramping, and restlessness that people often report. The problem is that they just don’t know that they are…

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When Should You See a Vein Specialist?

May 22, 2020

When your attention is focused on your veins or how your legs are feeling, that is when you should call STL Vein & Cosmetics to discuss your concerns with our team of vein experts.

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What Causes Varicose Veins?

May 22, 2020

Vein disease manifests differently in everyone. We can treat symptoms like leg pain, swelling, itching, burning, and numbness. STL Vein & Cosmetics will help you look and feel better.

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