Dear Dr. Schwartz and the staff at North Shore Vein Center. I want to thank you all again for a successful treatment to the protruding and painful veins in my right leg. It had been slowly worsening for many years. Now there is not even a hint of it on my legs. You and your friendly, professional staff made the whole process easy. I look forward to recommending your services to my family and friends.
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