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How to Kick Your Varicose Veins to the Curb While Losing Weight During the Holidays

“You are what you eat” is a saying you could probably go the rest of your life without hearing ever again. However, although it’s overused, it’s a saying that has precedence— especially when it comes to your vein health. If you have varicose veins, you know that they are caused by a variety of different…

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Understanding the Truths Behind Venous Reflux

Having to swell after you get into an accident or undergo surgery is really nothing to worry about. However, if you are suffering from leg swelling for no rhyme or reason, you may be suffering from an underlying condition called venous reflux. This article will help you gain a better understanding of this vein disease.…

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Get Comfortable: 3 Fall Shoe Trends to Try

If you are in a career that involves standing all day long or if you have to take an exceptionally long walk to work, then you know just how achy all of that standing and walking can be on your legs and varicose veins. To ensure that you stay as comfortable as possible, make sure…

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How Exercise Can Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Having varicose or spider veins can make you feel so self-conscious about your legs that you’d rather curl up in a blanket than ever step outside. However, staying sedentary may be doing your varicose veins more damage than good. A lot of our patients ask if exercise is okay to do and if so, what…

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Never Ignore Open Sores/Wounds on the Legs

My name is Thomas E. Eidson, D.O., and I am a double board-certified physician specializing in the treatment of vein related problems in the legs. I am the founder of Atlas Vein Care in Arlington, TX and have devoted my practice to the treatment of vein problems in the legs for the last 5 years.…

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Insurance Questions: Are Veins Considered a Medical Condition?

When it comes to getting your varicose veins removed, you may be a bit more than hesitant because of the thought of the cost of the procedure. In fact, most patients think that vein removal is primarily cosmetic, and so it won’t be covered by insurance, but that isn’t always the case. In fact, it’s…

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4 Causes of Vein Disease

You may be familiar with varicose veins and spider veins due to their inability to make you feel instantly self-conscious. However, vein disease or venous reflux is something that encompasses both of these conditions but is a little more complex. Occurring when the valves and vein walls become damaged or weakened, vein disease causes the…

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Shoes And Your Veins: 3 Things To Look For When Shopping For Shoes

If you stand all day and have varicose veins, you know how painful it can get. However, because you likely can’t quit your job anytime soon, you’re going to have to find a way to stay comfortable while standing. From finding shoes with arch support to flexibility, this article will discuss a few things to…

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Why We Had to Say Goodbye to Vein Stripping

Varicose veins aren’t a new condition that patients are becoming aware of. In fact, if you have varicose veins, your mother, grandmother, and even great-grandmother likely had them as well. As the most popular way to get rid of varicose veins, it used to be that vein stripping was the only option. Luckily, times have…

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What You Can Expect During Your Consultation

Here at Atlas Vein Care, we make it our top priority to ensure that our patients get the best treatment possible— which includes a fast and easy Cosmetic Consult. So, what can you expect from your consultation? Read on to learn more. Why A Consultation? Not every medical or cosmetic procedure requires a consultation appointment,…

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