Vein Treatment Results

What is Dermaplaning vs. Microdermabrasion?

October 5, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

When you’re looking to improve the look of your skin, exfoliation is a go-to solution. But with so many types of exfoliating skin care treatments available, you might be confused as to which type is right for you and your skin. In terms of results, like smoother softer skin, glowing complexion and reduction of fine...  read more

How To Keep Your Veins Healthy

September 11, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Arteries, blood vessels, and veins are all part of the circulatory system. Your circulatory system assists with the delivery of blood throughout your body. The nutrients and oxygen contained in the blood must be distributed amongst every cell and organ. For this reason, when vein problems develop, achieving optimal health is impossible. The Importance of...  read more

The Most Recommended Treatment for Hand Veins

August 28, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Hand Vein Basics Have you noticed the veins on the backs of your hands growing more noticeable over the years? Are they bulging against your skin? Do they look engorged, lumpy, or just plain unattractive? For many of us, hands simply aren’t an area of the body that ages well. Our skin naturally looses elasticity...  read more

Reticular Veins: What They Are

August 23, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Just about everyone has heard of spider veins and varicose veins, but reticular veins? What are they? By size, reticular veins fall between the very small spider veins and larger varicose veins. And like their larger and smaller “cousins,” they can bulge and malfunction as a result of age, obesity, menopause, genetics and other factors....  read more

Treatment Options for Varicose Veins

August 13, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Varicose veins have been around since Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, recommended using tight bandages to compress the swollen veins. Although compression (with special elastic stockings these days) is still one of the treatments for varicose veins, today there are other options, such as those offered by Dr. Charles Dietzik, of the Vein and...  read more

How to Prepare for Sclerotherapy

July 19, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

When it comes to eliminating spider veins and small varicose veins, sclerotherapy is the treatment of choice.  Understanding the basics of what it entails and the specific preparation required helps many patients avoid unwanted stress on the day of the appointment and as they heal. Understanding Sclerotherapy This same-day procedure is minimally invasive.  Vascular surgeons...  read more

Hand Vein Treatment for Unsightly Veins

June 25, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

When you think of varicose veins, your legs are probably the first thing that comes to mind. You may opt for pants or long skirts to cover up those bulging purple veins in your legs. But what happens when you have ugly veins in your hands? These veins make your hands look unattractive and may make...  read more

An Experienced Vein Doctor Can Help Eliminate Vein Problems

June 15, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Many individuals suffer from vein problems that make summer a time of self-consciousness and embarrassment. Varicose veins are large, raised twisted blood vessels that often appear in the legs and show a blue or purple-ish color on the surface of the skin. They are caused by the backup of blood within the veins and can...  read more

How Venous Doppler Ultrasound Works

June 9, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

One of the exams most helpful to a vein specialist is venous Doppler ultrasound.  Vascular surgeons and other vein doctors often use it to rule out certain conditions, to better visualize varicose veins, and to determine the nature of a patient’s vein disease. Why Vein Doctors Use Venous Doppler A Doppler ultrasound exam assesses how...  read more

How a Vein Doctor Uses a CT Angiogram

June 7, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

One test a vein doctor uses to evaluate the condition of blood vessels is a computed tomography angiogram, or CT angiogram.  Understanding how a physician uses this exam can help reduce stress for patients scheduled for the procedure. How This Technology Works CT angiography combines CT scan technology with contrast media to visualize blood vessels...  read more