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TeleHealth Services for Vein Evaluation and Care

We are all stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. And while this virus is top of mind for all of us, our other health needs have not disappeared. That is why we launched our advanced telehealth service Video Vein Visit at Vein Specialists of the South, offering the first step in your vein care from the comfort and safety of your home. [embed]https://youtu.be/hLInWqJ74aQ[/embed] We offer three...

Chest Pain and Blood Clots

Are you currently experiencing chest pain? Head to the nearest emergency room. You have probably had an episode of chest pain at some point in your life. Most of the time it is nothing serious. The cause of your chest pain can range from a temporary muscle strain, to esophageal reflux or to a life-threatening lung or heart conditions. We do not recommend that you...

Do your legs feel tired a lot? Rachel’s did too.

Leg fatigue can be normal, especially if you're very active. However, if you find that your legs feel tired more often or more quickly than usual, it could be a sign of underlying venous disease, even if you cannot see visible varicose veins, spider veins, or leg swelling (lymphedema). For Rachel, she also had visible veins before coming to Vein Specialists of the South for...

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins

Are you discouraged about the way your face or legs look and feel because unsightly spider veins? Maybe you are like many of our patients who are embarrassed to wear shorts or swimwear. Or apply concealers to try and mask you facial or legs veins. The good news is that it does not have to be that way. If you don’t want to live with...

My Vein Specialist Found a DVT Blood Clot in My Leg

When Tony came to see us, he was concerned about his varicose veins, leg swelling, pain, and discomfort. During his evaluation, we also discovered Deep Vein Thrombosis — a DVT blood clot — in one of his legs. If Tony had waited much longer, the clot may have come loose and traveled to his lungs, causing a potentially life threatening Pulmonary Embolism (PE).