How To Treat Varicose Veins

There are a number of causes and treatment options for varicose veins. Dr. Scott Baker of the Vein Clinic of North Carolina offers a minimally invasive treatment for people suffering from superficial venous reflux, the condition that causes pain, swelling and unsightliness of varicose veins. Superficial venous reflux develops when the valves that usually keep…

What is Venefit™ targeted endovenous therapy?

The Vein Clinic of North Carolina utilizes the Venefit™ procedure in the treatment of varicose veins. This procedure is a minimally invasive treatment option that uses radiofrequency (RF) energy to effectively treat patients suffering from varicose veins or chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Our vein specialist, Dr. Scott Baker, inserts a catheter into the diseased vein…

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Deep vein thrombosis is the term for a blood clot that develops in one of the deep veins of the body. Though clots usually form in one of the deep veins of the leg, they have also been known to appear in the arm, brain, or eye. Deep vein thrombosis develops when blood flow within…

Free Vein Screening!

Join us for our FREE vein screening and receive a personal evaluation from Scott W. Baker, MD, Diplomate American Board of Phlebology. Learn about available treatment options for varicose and spider veins and how the pain and swelling in your legs could be warning signs of potentially serious conditions.  Minimally invasive procedures Fast and mild recovery…

Endovenous Closure

Endovenous closure is a procedure that may be used to treat superficial venous reflux, the condition that causes varicose veins to form. Superficial venous reflex develops when the valves within a vein become damaged or ineffectual, allowing blood to flow backwards or pool within the vein. As a result, the vein grows painful and swollen.…

30 Million Americans Suffer from Venous Disease

More than 30 million Americans suffer from venous disease, including varicose veins and a more serious form of venous disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), yet only 1.9 million seek treatment each year. If left untreated, varicose veins can progress to become CVI with symptoms that worsen over time. Fortunately, by diagnosing and treating varicose…