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June 2014

8 Warning Signs of Vein Disease: #2 Discoloration of the Skin



Discoloration of the Skin

venous leg ulcers Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) can cause the skin to become discolored, usually around the ankles. Over time, ulcerations or skin wounds may develop.

Over time, leakage of the blood into the area surrounding the veins can cause tissue to die. The […]

8 Warning Signs of Vein Disease: #2 Discoloration of the Skin2014-06-26T16:05:01+00:00

What are Vein Valves?


healthy_and_diseased_valves In healthy veins, the valves close after the blood flows towards the heart, preventing back flow.
When veins become dilated, the valves cannot close properly, allowing blood to flow back towards the ankle.

Vein valves play a critical role in helping blood flow through the veins […]

What are Vein Valves?2014-06-25T22:39:43+00:00

March 2014

What is a Venous Insufficiency / Duplex Ultrasound Test?



The Duplex Ultrasound examination, also called a venous insufficiency study allows us to visualize the blood vessels that are not visible to the naked eye, even blood vessels that are deep within the muscles.  The ultrasound examination is used to both identify the veins that have faulty valves and to map the anatomy of the […]

What is a Venous Insufficiency / Duplex Ultrasound Test?2014-03-25T00:23:10+00:00

April 2011

Free Varicose Vein Screening


If you experience the discomfort and swelling of varicose veins, you may be suffering from venous insufficiency or venous reflux disease. Approximately 25 million people in the United States suffer from this condition. Currently, La Jolla Vein Care is offering a free varicose vein screening for a limited time. During the screening, you’ll get a patient […]

Free Varicose Vein Screening2011-04-15T23:01:13+00:00
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