Arteries vs. Veins: What’s the difference?

Spider & Varicose Veins

At the Vein Centers of Florida and South Baldwin, we specialize in removing unsightly and painful varicose and spider veins. Varicose and spider veins are conditions that affect a large population of people, especially women. Understanding how the veins work and how these natural deformities are caused is essential in understanding how to treat them. […]

Weight Gain and Vein Disease: How are the two related?

June 6, 2017

vein disease and weight gain

Venous insufficiency and chronic venous disease are two conditions you have heard about in your consultation with Dr. Jimenez and likely during your visit with the cardiologist. Vein disease develops within the body based on external and internal stresses that affect the way in which one-way (upward) venous blood flow drives blood from the lower […]

How Can Ambulatory Phlebectomy Get You Spring Ready Legs?

May 10, 2017

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

It’s getting warmer out, and that means you’ll want to show off your legs. But for those that struggle with varicose and spider veins, spring and summer clothes are a scary thought. I can’t wear those shorts; they show off my veiny legs. You’re not sure when you started getting varicose veins on the backs […]

Vein Health 101

March 14, 2017

Vein Disorder Treatment

You may not think much about your veins – until one of those bulging varicose veins suddenly appears on your lower leg. While it may seem like that vein came out of nowhere, there was an entire process that went on inside your veins to contribute to its development. To understand varicose veins, it is […]