You wear compression stockings to improve blood flow in your legs. Compression stockings gently squeeze your legs to move blood up your legs. This helps prevent leg swelling and, to a lesser extent, blood clots. If you have varicose veins spider veins, or have just had surgery, your health care provider may prescribe compression stockings. Wearing […]
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Varicose Veins Are Not Always Visible to the Naked Eye Most vein conditions are not visible to the naked eye. The veins that are visible can be the ‘tip of the iceberg’ indicating an underlying problem. Therefore, a duplex ultrasound examination may be recommended to determine if there is an underlying condition called, venous inssufficiency. […]
Do You Have Your Mother’s Legs? One of the strongest risk factors for varicose veins is a family history. We often see mothers and their daughters, fathers and sons, siblings, and some times the entire family for similar varicose vein issues. This picture demonstrates a mother and her daughter with ironically the same varicose vein […]
La Jolla Vein Care is now offering Pain Free Cryo Sclerotherapy! What is Cryo-Sclerotherapy? Cryo-Sclerotherapy is sclerotherapy in combination with a Cryo device. What this does is cool the surface of the skin before, during, and after injections. It is intended to minimize pain during injections by providing temporary anesthetic relief. This does not interfere […]
LJVC introduces a second location in Chula Vista. EASTLAKE OFFICE: 890 Eastlake Parkway Ste 202 Chula Vista, CA Call us for more information 858-550-0330
San Diego Woman Magazine Features Dr. Nisha Bunke of La jolla Vein Care in their ‘Women of Distinction’ report. This month’s issue of San Diego Magazine highlights other exceptional professionals and features Tracy Anderson, celebrity fitness trainer on its cover. Pick up your issue or go to SD Woman Magazine website, http://www.sdwomanmagazine.com
Dr. Bunke and Michelle of La Jolla Vein Care met with America’s favorite doctor today- Dr. Oz, on the set of KUSI after the Good Morning San Diego show. Dr. Oz talked about various issues on the show such as cupping, the latest medical trends and also The Voice Awards which raises awareness on substance abuse and […]
We are proud to announce that La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Nisha Bunke was acknowledged as a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s Woman of the Year Award. The September issue will honor dynamic, local women like Dr. Bunke that were nominated for Woman of the Year.
Stocking Troubles? Tips, tricks and an easy guide to living in harmony with compression stockings Applying stockings with ease: Turn your stocking completely inside out Locate the smaller foot hole of the stocking and tuck the foot in until you reach the heel Place your thumbs on either side of the tucked in foot hole, […]
70% of chronic leg wounds are a result of long standing varicose veins and underlying venous insufficiency. Ulcers, or leg wounds are usually preceded by changes of the skin such as a brownish skin discoloration around the ankles and stasis dermatitis. A venous leg ulcer is often referred to as a ‘stasis ulcer’ since blood […]