varicose vein memphis

Varicose Vein Treatments Available to You!

Venous disease presents itself in many different shapes and sizes. They vary from large visible varicose veins, to veins causing symptoms that are not visible, or to spider veins. Each one has different forms of vein treatments available. Memphis Vascular Center can treat all the above! Let’s discuss some of the vein treatment options available to you. Large varicose veins…

PREGNANCY AND VARICOSE VEINS…..

There are ways to minimize veins that have appeared during pregnancy and their long term effects. Typically, there are three main causes.  The first, probably the most obvious, is that as the baby grows pressure on the veins in the pelvis increases.  This will make it harder for the veins in the legs to circulate the blood back to the…

Varicose vein myths and facts

Patients ask me all of the time, “How can I prevent varicose veins?” The truth is hard to swallow. varicose vein prevention with exerciseIt is hard to accept because we feel helpless. We want control in our lives. We want to be able to change things that are wrong. If we are overweight, there is a self-help solution. Diet and…

Varicose Veins and risk factors

Varicose veins are swollen veins that lie under your skin. They look lumpy and dark blue or purple through your skin. They usually affect your legs, particularly your calf and sometimes your thigh.Veins have one-way valves that help keep blood flowing toward your heart. If your valves are weak or damaged, blood can back up and pool in your veins….

Varicose vein symptoms can be perceived as other issues.

Vein symptoms can appear in all shapes and sizes.  It is important to get a vascular work up if you are experiencing knee or leg pain, fatigue, swelling or discoloration.  If you would like to learn more about how venous disease can effect your legs and daily living, please click here .   http://www.news-press.com/story/life/wellness/2015/09/28/varicose-vein-problems-before-having-knee-surgery-specialists-joseph-magnant/72750322/   Fran, an active medical office…

Memphis Vascular Center is nationally recognized as a Vein Center

Date: April 21, 2015 Memphis Vascular Center receives Vein Center accreditation by the IAC. More than one half of Americans age 50 and older are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins occur when the valves in the leg veins no longer function, causing blood to pool in the legs. In some cases, this condition progresses to a more serious form of venous…

Varicose Vein Article

Good Article in Memphis Health + Fitness about Varicose Veins. Call Memphis Vascular Center for More information or if you want a second opinion at 901-683-1890.

Precise Treatment for Varicose Veins

Unsightly and troublesome varicose veins? Dr. Roberts carefully diagnoses the diseased vein condition to determine the underlying cause before he recommends an appropriate treatment option. “I see both primary and secondary varicose veins occurring in my patients,” explains Dr. Roberts, “and each requires a different approach. Primary varicosities are caused by defective valves that produce reflux in the saphenous vein,…

Patient Testimonials

Here is an article in the paper in Memphis regarding Memphis Vascular Center’s patients during and after their varicose vein treatments.  

Did you know?

Chronic venous disease of the legs is one of the most common conditions affecting people. Approximately half of the U.S. population has venous disease—50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men. Of these, 20 to 25 percent of the women and 10 to 15 percent of men will have visible varicose veins. Varicose veins affect…