Venefit Procedure

Venefit Procedure For Varicose Veins Acquired By Medtronic The Venefit procedure, previously known as the VNUS Closure device, is the most common treatment performed in the United States for a medical condition referred to as Venous Reflux Disease. Venous reflux disease is the #1 cause of varicose veins of the legs. Varicose veins and venous

Relieve Varicose Veins Symptoms With Compression Stockings and Socks

Compression Stockings / Socks and Varicose Veins If you’re experiencing symptoms caused by varicose veins, you may find some relief in using compression stockings and socks. The hosiery is designed to: Ease pressure in the legs Increase circulation Alleviate heaviness and achiness Improve fatigue Slow the progression of varicose vein disease By applying pressure around

VenaSeal Vein Glue: The Most Recent Advancement in Varicose Vein Treatment

VenaSeal Vein Glue: The treatment of varicose vein and chronic venous insufficiency took a step forward at the end of 2015 with the FDA approval of this new, minimally-invasive varicose vein treatment technique. VenaSeal vein glue uses an innovative “superglue” treatment to treat painful or unsightly varicose veins of the legs.  Unlike other treatments, anesthesia

[Infographic] 11 Natural Varicose Vein Remedies (That Actually Work)

Alleviating unsightly and uncomfortable varicose veins doesn’t always require medical procedures or surgery, but with dozens of “ natural varicose vein remedies ” touted on the internet, it’s hard to distinguish scientifically-backed treatments from pseudoscience. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 11 easy, inexpensive, and above all, effective home remedies for your varicose

Self-Care Tips to Help Minimize Varicose Vein Symptoms

Photo Courtesy of While some people are more likely to develop varicose veins than others – hereditarily for some, and childbirth for women – there are a number of simple self-care practices you can do at home to help prevent or minimize varicose vein symptoms: Massage Massage each leg for at least five minutes will

The Link Between Venous Insufficiency and Varicose Veins

An estimated 80 million Americans, or over 25% of the U.S. population, suffer from some form of venous disorder, according to MDNews. Despite the prevalence of venous insufficiency, it can often go underrecognized and under-treated as a result of doctors looking to other causes for poor circulation, including checking potassium and calcium levels. Venous insufficiency

Varithena Foam Sclerotherpy Varicose Vein Treatment

Varithena Foam Sclerotherapy Varithena foam sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive method of treating varicose vein disease of the legs. It uses a proprietary medication to treat diseased leg veins that are unsightly or veins that are causing leg pain and swelling. Contact Austin Vein Specialists to see if you are a candidate for the newest

Spider and Varicose Veins: The Legs Versus Other Parts of the Body

Varicose veins and spider veins appear most commonly in the legs. This is a result of a number of factors including body weight, gravity, and carrying blood up to the heart. The veins in your legs endure the most pressure, making them the most susceptible. Though this is not always the case, as some spider

Varicose Vein Treatment Not Just Cosmetic

A common misconception about varicose vein treatment is that people who choose to undergo such a procedure do so purely for cosmetic reasons. While varicose veins are often treated for aesthetic purposes, they can also cause extreme discomfort, and may actually be a warning sign of a serious health condition. Abnormal diseased or varicose veins

Infographic: Signs, Symptoms and Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose Vein Treatment There is a vast amount of information out there surrounding varicose vein symptoms, signs, and the various treatment options available. If you’re researching online, the flood of information can feel overwhelming. That’s why London Vein Treatment Centre has released a handy infographic, breaking down varicose vein symptoms, causes, and available treatments. The simplified, illustrated infographic

First ever catheter-based vein therapy raises $5.9 million in funding

Chronic venous insufficiency, the condition when blood doesn’t travel from the legs back to the heart properly, results in skin changes, painful ulceration, can cause problems with leg swelling, and can be associated with varicose veins. A common condition that affects nearly 24 percent of adults, treatment for chronic venous insufficiency is currently limited to

Dr. Gotvald Voted Best Vein Doctor in Austin, TX

Dr. Joel Gotvald is recognized among Castle Connolly’s Best Doctors for Austin, TX region in 2014. Voted Best Vein Doctor in Austin Texas 2014 An Austin, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Vascular Surgery, Dr. Joel Gotvald, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. Austin, TX March 24, 2015 – Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Austin‘s Vascular Surgery specialist Dr. Joel Gotvald for

VenaSeal – New Varicose Vein Treatment Approved by F.D.A

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new method for treating varicose veins. Referred to as the VenaSeal closure system, this procedure permanently treats varicose veins of the legs by sealing the affected superficial veins using an adhesive agent. Superficial veins, as opposed to deep veins, are close to the skin and when

Eating for Vein Health

Your body is home to more than 60,000 miles of arteries, veins, capillaries, venules, and arterioles. There are 7 major veins that carry blood throughout your body. Vein health should be something everyone is mindful of, and not only for cosmetic reasons. While there is no surefire way to avoid varicose veins and other venous

What is a Venefit ™ Procedure?

The Venefit ™ procedure is one option for treating varicose veins. Through endovenous radiofrequency energy, offending veins are diminished, helping patients experience physical and cosmetic relief from varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency. Formerly known as the VNUS closure procedure, Venefit™ is well-supported as an effective, safe, and relatively painless treatment for varicose veins. Let’s take

New Vein Center Opens In North Austin & Round Rock Texas

New Vein Center Opens in North Austin & Round Rock Texas Austin Vein Specialists now has 2 new locations, one in Round Rock Texas, and one in North Austin Texas.  The addresses for the 2 locations are: North Austin Location: 12319 N. Mopac Expressway, Suite #250, Austin Texas 78758 Round Rock, Texas Location: 7700 Cat

Dr. Gotvald Voted One of the Top Vein Doctors in The Nation, Top 5%!

Dr. Joel Gotvald is recognized among Castle Connolly’s Top Vein Doctors® for Austin, TX region in 2014. An Austin, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Vascular Surgery, Dr. Joel Gotvald, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. Austin, TX (PR Newswire) July 14, 2014 – Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying

Best Vein Doctor Austin Texas

Dr. Joel Gotvald, MD, FACS, RPVI, the founder and director of Austin Vein Specialists, was just voted to be the best vein doctor in Texas by Castle Connolly Medical, America’s trusted source for identifying the top physicians in the country.  This is the 8th year in a row that he has been voted the top vein specialist in

How Can Lasers Remove Varicose Veins?

As one of the most common conditions that exist, varicose veins affect one out of every two people 50 years of age and older, and 15-25 percent of all adults. Risk factors for developing varicose veins include age, family history, pregnancy, and long periods of daily standing or sitting. In addition to their appearance, the