Entries by Androniki Bossonis

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

First of all, what are varicose veins? Varicose veins are bulging, purple or bluish veins that appear close to the skin’s surface. They are most commonly found on the legs and ankles, but may also appear in the pelvic region or other areas. Varicose veins may have little or no discomfort, or they can be […]

Are You Familiar with the Different Types of Peripheral Vascular Disease?

  Doctors refer to peripheral vascular disease, however, the term includes several different conditions. Under the classification of peripheral vascular disease, one might be referring to Deep Vein Thrombosis (a.k.a. DVT), Varicose Veins, Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Thrombophlebitis, Atherosclerosis, Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger’s Disease), or Raynaud’s Phenomenon. Let’s take this opportunity to provide a brief overview of […]

Facial Spider Vein Treatment

SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT OF THE FACE AND CHEST AREA Spider vein removal is one of the most popular vein treatments, because spider veins on the face, legs, feet, chest and arms are even more common than the more prominent varicose veins. Spider veins and reticular (blue) veins are smaller than varicose veins, and are not serious in […]

Spider Vein Removal: What Can You Expect?

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Many patients seeking spider vein removal in San Diego have questions regarding what are their options, and what to expect during and after treatment. First of all, if you are seeking spider vein treatment in San Diego County or nearby Orange and Riverside counties, you should know that the San Diego Vascular […]

Sara’s Testimonial: Varicose Vein Removal

Sara’s Testimonial: Varicose Vein Removal Varicose Veins and phlebitis (inflammation of a vein) run in Sarah’s family. Sarah began showing signs of varicose veins as a teenager. The condition worsened in her adult years, so she and her family researched the best vascular center for varicose vein treatment in San Diego and surrounding Orange County […]