During an extensive search to find a physician qualified to treat my spider veins, Dr. Schwartz’s practice continued to be recommended as the finest on Long Island. It was important for me to find a Board-Certified Vascular Surgeon and North Shore Vein Center fit the bill. The outstanding results that I got were a testament to the dedicated care I received.
Spider Veins vs Varicose Veins: What Is the Difference?
Spider veins and varicose veins are visible blood vessels that develop just under the skin—usually on the legs. Many people use these terms interchangeably to describe vein problems. However, they represent two completely different conditions. Here’s a look at the difference between spider veins and varicose veins, along with how they can be successfully treated....Read More
Can Cold Weather Affect Varicose Veins?
Symptoms of varicose veins can be problematic all year round, but cooler temperatures during the fall and winter seasons can often lead to temporary relief. Understanding the effects of cold weather on varicose veins may help people with this condition cope more easily and seek treatment when it can benefit them the most. How Does...Read More
When to See a Doctor for Leg Pain
Leg pain can be extremely bothersome—especially when it interferes with daily activities or causes pain when walking or sitting. Several factors can contribute to leg pain, including strains, sprains, and varicose veins. In some instances, leg pain may indicate a serious underlying issue, such as a blood clot or infection. Here’s more about potential causes...Read More