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When is the Time to Remove Varicose Veins?

If you have been living with enlarged, twisted, ropey veins just under your skin, you know the physical and emotional consequences of this problem can be frustrating. The itching, swelling, and aching that go hand in hand with varicose veins is often just as distressing as their appearance. There are two common approaches taken with […]

Bags: Why we get them

At LA Vein Center, we don’t just help patients from the Sherman Oaks area get rid of unsightly veins; we also provide the wrinkle-reducing services you have come to know and trust. If frown lines are causing you to appear unfriendly, or volume loss has led to sagging skin, talk with us about the uses […]

5 Myths about Spider Veins

Spider veins are a common complaint that we tend to hear from the women we know. These web-like clusters of visible venules, or tiny veins, can be quite the cosmetic nuisance. While they do not cause pain, they can cause you to feel embarrassed about showing your legs. LA Vein Center offers proven treatments to […]

Which Areas Are Best For SmartLipo?

You may be trying to determine what areas of the body SmartLipo would be effective for you. SmartLipo is not a weight loss tool but it is useful for many areas of the body that have focal deposits of fat. The Big Areas For SmartLipo SmartLipo is great a great solution for small and large […]

After Smart Lipo: What You Should Know About Recovery

The general perception of liposuction is that it is a complicated surgery that requires a very long recovery – but with the sophisticated newer procedures like SmartLipo, that is no longer the case. While any cosmetic procedure, whether major or minor, does require at least minimal recovery time, SmartLipo has been one of the easiest […]

Sclerotherapy + Laser Therapy: The Spider Vein Solution!

Because spider veins are so small yet so numerous, they can combine to give your legs an unfortunate looking web of color, set against your natural skin tone. Sclerotherapy is the most common treatment for spider veins today because it has been found to be very effective at resolving these tiny but pesky veins. However, […]

A Little Liposuction can go a Long Way

For several years, we have seen a tremendous interest in the liposuction procedure. In fact, just a few years ago, this was the most frequently performed plastic surgery procedure in the United States. The benefit of liposuction is that it enables you to permanently reduce the size, and sculpt the shape of, a given area. […]

Venous Leg Ulcers: After Surgery Care Tips

Venous leg ulcers are not uncommon today. In fact, over 50 percent of all the leg ulcers that develop today may be venous in nature – so don’t feel alone if you are dealing with this issue! Anyone diagnosed with venous leg ulcers needs professional treatment from a vascular surgeon experienced in the treatment and […]

What to Expect During a Venous Ultrasound

If you are suffering from venous insufficiency, deep vein thrombosis, or varicose veins, the doctor is likely to use a venous ultrasound as an important diagnostic tool. This type of ultrasound procedure can even be used to aid the doctor during some vein treatment procedures. How Venous Ultrasound Imaging Works Venous ultrasound imaging can be […]

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