Vascular Conditions

Can Sitting Cross-Legged Cause Varicose Veins?

“Did crossing my legs while sitting cause these veins?” This is one of the most common questions asked when patients with varicose veins are being evaluated. The simple answer is: NO! Now, if sitting cross-legged is...

Varicose and Spider Vein Treatments for Healthy, Beautiful Legs

It’s a new year and we all want to look and feel our best. If you have spider veins or varicose veins, resolve to get rid of them this year. Emory Vein Center can...

Ablation Procedures Treat Varicose Veins Without Traditional Surgery

In the not too distant past, the only way to treat varicose veins was with surgery. Now, Emory Vein Center offers many alternatives that can be done in the office setting with local anesthesia,...

Treating Varicose Veins: The Path to Relief

Treating varicose veins can help reduce the appearance of enlarged, twisted veins and relieve painful symptoms that can accompany the condition. That’s good news for the estimated 80 million Americans who suffer from this...

Is There a Difference Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins?

Though spider veins and varicose veins are both classified as vein disorders, there are some distinct differences between them. What Do They Look Like? Spider veins are small, wispy, web-like veins on the skin surface, usually...

Can I Inherit Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are large, abnormal blood vessels visible on the skin surface. They almost always affect the legs and often appear as bulging, twisted blue veins. Many theories exist for why varicosities occur in...

Why Do I Have Varicose Veins and What Can I Do About It?

Thanks to those of you who joined us on Tuesday, April 4th for our live online chat “Why do I have varicose veins and what can I do about it?” hosted by Dr. Mark...

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