Free Vein Screening Clinic on March 17th

Due to the cancellation of our last screening because of snow, we are having a free vein screening clinic on March 17th from 4-8 p.m.  There are limited slots available, so please CALL us at (336) 768-3530 to reserve your free personal consultation with Dr. Baker.  Snacks and drinks will be provided!  We look forward…

Venous Disease and Genetics

Did you know if one of your parents has Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI), you could be at higher risk?  CVI is a progressive medical condition that worsens over time and affects the veins and vessels in the leg that circulate oxygen-poor blood back toward the heart. The unsightly, varicose veins that appear can be precursors…

Treatment of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are considered a medical issue, rather than just a cosmetic issue, due to the fact that they can progress to chronic venous insufficiency, which produces a number of symptoms that are uncomfortable, unsightly, and unhealthy. Vein Clinic of North Carolina offers endovenous closure to re-route the blood flow to other veins that have…

Varicose Veins: What are they/causes?

Varicose veins are enlarged, usually rising above the skin, and are blue, red, or flesh-colored. Normal veins have valves that prevent the blood they carry from flowing backwards, away from the heart. When varicose veins appear, it means that those valves are no longer functioning as they should. Blood pools in the area where the…

What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)?

CVI is a progressive medical condition, which if left untreated, can cause serious complications. When valves that carry blood from the legs to the heart no longer function properly, blood can pool in the legs and cause the veins to swell. This “reflux” of blood flow can result in the veins expanding and protruding,  causing…

Vein Conditions – Not for Women Only

Vein conditions are a medical condition that affects both men and women – and it goes more than skin deep. Complications with vein health can present in various ways through a variety of symptoms as one of our success stories illustrates. Please watch Brandon’s video and how his vein condition was successfully treated:

How-to Video

Many patients find that compression stockings can be challenging to put on. If you count yourself among these patients, please view our helpful how-to video for tips and instructions: