FAQ: Are Vein Issues Hereditary?

July 27th, 2015 by

The short answer to the this frequently asked question is YES. But just because vein issues run in your family doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll end up with the same problem, too. The same goes for the other end of the … Continue reading

Don’t Avoid Your Vein Issue: 5 Complications of Putting Off Treatment

July 17th, 2015 by

Vein issues aren’t usually life threatening, but they can decrease your quality of life. They can keep you from doing activities you enjoy, or wearing styles you like because they cause discomfort or embarrassment. This can be reason enough to … Continue reading

FAQ: What Are The Warning Signs of a Vein Disorder?

July 1st, 2015 by

Besides being unsightly, varicose veins and spider veins come with a handful of warning signs and early symptoms to alert you that you may have a vein disorder. What are these signs? The Vein Clinic of Kansas City explains below. … Continue reading

The 5 Misconceptions about Vein Issues & Treatment

June 16th, 2015 by

Vein problems can be frustrating and embarrassing for those who have to suffer through it. Yet many people forgo treatment because they fear it will be too intense, or too expensive. Whether you’re too afraid to get help, or you’re … Continue reading

Winter legs

December 18th, 2014 by

Merry Christmas and Happy New year from our office, to you. I hope all your wishes are granted and you are able to spend time with loved ones. Our office is busy trying to meet everyone’s end of year deductible … Continue reading

Fall veins

September 25th, 2014 by

Fall is fast upon us and varicose vein disease becomes visually covered with jeans and slacks taking the place of shorts and swimsuits. This is the perfect time seek evaluation and treatment, and not wait until next shorts season to … Continue reading

End of Summer

August 4th, 2014 by

  The end of summer, fall, and then holiday time means the carefree summer is slipping away. Life feels more hectic, there is always a schedule to follow or an event to attend. In the world of venous disease a … Continue reading

Warm weather

March 24th, 2014 by

Compression or support hose are a tried and proven conservative approach to vein health.  Admittedly, they will not fix venous disease but are here to compliment any treatment provided.  The research is all over the place on how long after … Continue reading

Changing Tides

February 16th, 2014 by

Obamacare. Affordable Care Act. Universal health care.  These are names we hear constantly.  They usually evoke the emotions of fear, uncertainty and change.  Those of us in the medical field are still learning how this will affect our patients and … Continue reading

Getting your veins “done”

January 16th, 2014 by

“Getting your veins done” can mean many things. For the majority it is simply what patients see and dislike. For the minority it is an aggravating issue that deservedly needs attention. In reality, these are more intermingled than most think. … Continue reading