During a stripping procedure, the surgeon makes an incision in your groin and ties off the vein, after which a stripper tool is threaded through the saphenous vein and used to pull the vein out of your leg through a second incision just above your calf. In the Closure procedure, there is no need for…Details
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.…Details
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. Varicose veins are the result of valves that are no longer functioning as they should, causing blood to pool in the area. Many…Details
Sue Couch shares her experience with Dr. Scott Baker and the Vein Clinic of North Carolina.
Varicose veins are also considered a medical issue due to the fact that they can progress into chronic venous insufficiency. If left untreated, venous insufficiency can lead to a host of issues including causing the health of the affected area to deteriorate. Varicose veins may be unsightly on the outside, but having them evaluated and…Details
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…Details
Join us for one of our FREE vein screenings in April and receive a personal evaluation from Scott W. Baker, MD, Diplomate American Board of Phlebology. Screening times are available Thursday, April 25 from 4 pm until 8 pm, and Tuesday, April 30, from 4 pm until 8 pm. Dr. Baker and his staff will…Details
Both women and men can suffer from the pain of varicose veins.
Listen to one patient discuss his success story regarding treatment for varicose veins at the Vein Clinic of NC.
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