How To Reduce Discomfort From Varicose Veins: Varicose and spider veins may be treated with lifestyle changes or medical procedures. The goals of treatment are to relieve symptoms, prevent complications and for some to improve appearance. Lifestyle changes can ease the symptoms but do not cause the veins to vanish. These include: Avoid standing or […]
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Choosing Between Anti-Embolism & Compression Stockings Anti-embolism stockings, also known as TED hose, are designed specifically for non-mobile patients or those confined to a bed. These are the white stockings used for hospital patients. They are low cost temporary solutions commonly used for patients in nursing homes and post-surgery to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT). […]
Removing varicose and spider veins has never been easier. Click here to view a 3D animation that explains how sclerotherapy can make your veins disappear—without surgery.
Does Flexible Spending (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) Cover Compression Socks? Compression socks and compression stockings are considered medical garments that are typically covered expenses Flexible Spending (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA). Some FSA and HSA programs expire at the end of the year. Consider stocking up on daily compression socks and stockings or […]
How Chocolate, Wine and Cranberries Are Good For Veins Foods that are rich in flavinoids may improve symptoms of venous disease. Flavonoids help protect plants from environmental toxins and help repair damage. They can be found in a variety of foods, such as fruits and vegetables. When we eat foods rich in flavonoids, it appears that […]
Black Friday Compressrx.com compression stocking sale starts this Friday. All compression stockings and socks are 20% off plus free shipping for a limited time! Go to La Jolla Vein Care’s facebook or call us for the promo code! Did you know that flexible spending (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA) can be used to purchase […]
In the circulatory system, the veins carry de-oxygenated blood back to the heart. The leg veins carry blood toward the heart, against gravity. Therefore, the leg veins have one-way valves the prevent back flow of blood. When the valves do not function properly, they allow blood to flow backward, causing pooling of blood. This is […]
The La Jolla Vein Care doctors and staff attended the American College of Phlebology (ACP) Annual Conference in Phoenix last week. More than 1,000 vein care practitioners from the United States and around the world attended the meeting to share information and research in the field of vein disorders (also known as phlebology). The speakers […]
La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Helane Fronek was invited to speak to her peers at the upcoming, American College of Phlebology (ACP) Annual Congress in Phoenix. This congress is the country’s largest peer-education forum dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of venous and lymphatic disease. Attended by hundreds of vein care specialists, from physicians to […]
La Jolla Vein Care doctors Nisha Bunke, M.D. and Helane Fronek, M.D. were featured in the October issue of San Diego Magazine’s Top Doctors issue 2014 for vein specialists. Pick up a copy of San Diego Magazine to read their article. Congratulations to our friend and colleague, Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary who graced the cover of the […]