Why DVT Needs to Be Treated As Soon As Possible

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious vein condition that can cause life-threatening complications if not treated promptly. Keep reading to learn more about the condition, as well as why you shouldn’t wait to seek medical help.
Mar 22nd, 2023

What to Expect From Your Vein Ultrasound

If you’re showing any signs of vein disease, your doctor may want to perform a vein ultrasound test to determine the severity of your condition. Here’s what you can expect.
Feb 21st, 2023

The 4 Steps of VenaSeal™

If you’re dealing with varicose veins, it’s best to have them removed to prevent more significant stages of vein disease. The VenaSeal™ system can treat them in four easy steps. Here’s how.
Jan 8th, 2023

6 Symptoms of May-Thurner Syndrome

May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) is a rare but serious circulatory system problem that can lead to life-threatening complications. Keep reading to learn the six symptoms of MTS, as well as how we can treat it.
Oct 17th, 2022

Is Restless Leg Syndrome Serious?

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) can be annoying and interfere with your sleep. But is it serious? Keep reading; the answer might surprise you.
Aug 2nd, 2022

My Legs Swell Off and On: Should I Be Alarmed?

Should you be alarmed if your legs swell? Maybe, maybe not; it depends on the underlying cause. Keep reading to learn what you should do if vein disease is the reason for your leg swelling.
Jun 1st, 2022

The Dangers of DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a vein disease that can cause life-threatening complications. Keep reading to learn about the dangers of DVT and how you can effectively treat it.
May 1st, 2022

4 Ways to Heal Your Venous Ulcers

If you’ve developed venous ulcers, you have an advanced stage of vein disease that needs to be treated. Here are four ways we can heal your venous ulcers. Read on to learn more.
Apr 4th, 2022

May-Thurner Syndrome and Vein Health

May-Thurner syndrome is a circulatory system issue that can lead to vein disease with potentially life-threatening complications. Read on to learn all about MTS and its effects.
Mar 3rd, 2022

4 Ways Venous Stasis Dermatitis Affects Your Skin

Vein disease is serious, and venous stasis dermatitis — a later stage of vein disease — can cause significant issues. Learn about the ways venous stasis dermatitis affects your skin, so you’ll know when to seek medical help.
Feb 6th, 2022

7 Signs of Vein Damage

Vein disease is a multi-stage condition that affects your circulatory system and overall health. Keep reading to learn about the seven signs of vein damage.
Dec 13th, 2021

What Causes Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a circulatory system disorder where blood pools in the veins, causing pain, swelling, and other uncomfortable symptoms. Keep reading to learn what causes chronic venous insufficiency.
Nov 7th, 2021

A Closer Look at Venous Ulcers

If you have venous ulcers, these slow-healing open wounds most likely indicate chronic vein disease. Keep reading for a closer look at venous ulcers and what you can do to treat them.
Oct 8th, 2021

Is Leg Itching Normal?

Your legs are itchy. It could be just dry skin or an allergy, but it could also be something more problematic. Is leg itching normal? Not if it’s the result of underlying vein disease. Read on to learn more.
Sep 7th, 2021

Who's at Risk for Vein Disease?

Vein disease is a pervasive problem, but how do you know if you are at risk? Keep reading to learn the risk factors for several types of vein disease and the available treatment options.
Jul 13th, 2021

All About Vein Disease

Do you know how your venous system works? Are you familiar with vein disease and the complications that can come with it? Here’s a one-stop guide to the many stages of vein disease and the potential treatments.
May 19th, 2021

How We Treat Skin Pigmentation

If you have discoloration and pigmentation around your ankles and calves, it could be a serious vein condition called venous stasis dermatitis. Keep reading to learn more about this disease and what treatments are available to help.
Apr 14th, 2021

What Are Venous Ulcers?

Venous ulcers are a serious complication of chronic vein disease, but with the right diagnosis and treatment, you can avoid them. Keep reading to learn about the problems with vein disease and how we can help you beat it.
Mar 16th, 2021

Symptoms of DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious circulatory system condition with the potential to become life-threatening. Learn to recognize the symptoms so you’ll know when to seek out medical help.
Feb 16th, 2021

Understanding Venous Stasis Dermatitis

You might not think about your veins until something goes wrong. But venous stasis dermatitis is a condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. Learn more about this disease and how we treat it.
Jan 13th, 2021

How Does Sclerotherapy Work?

Varicose veins can make you feel self-conscious and are uncomfortable, but sclerotherapy can rid you of the problem. Learn how this common procedure works to give you healthier veins and legs.
Dec 7th, 2020

5 Signs of a Blood Clot

A blood clot might not sound like a big deal, but it is a serious medical condition. Knowing the signs of a blood clot can help you get medical treatment as soon as possible and potentially save your life. Learn more about what to look for below.
Oct 5th, 2020

The Link Between Vein Issues and Skin Pigmentation

You might already know about varicose veins that bulge and twist, but do you know how changes in your skin’s color can reflect serious vein problems? Read on to learn more about the link between vein issues and skin pigmentation.
Sep 9th, 2020

Are You at Risk of Developing DVT?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a potentially life-threatening condition where blood clots that form in your deep veins can break off and travel to your lungs or brain. Are you at risk of developing DVT? Find out more about this condition.
May 27th, 2020

When are Varicose Veins More Than Just a Cosmetic Concern?

Most cases of varicose veins are simply unsightly. They won’t likely develop complications since, while they’re visible through the skin, they’re part of the superficial vein system. Severe cases and deep veins, however, may become health issues.
Mar 24th, 2020

Risk Factors for Vein Disease

You may be somewhat familiar with varicose veins and what they look like, but do you know there are many other vein diseases? And do you know the risk factors for these conditions? Here’s your go-to guide to getting in the know.
Aug 4th, 2020

RF vs. Laser Vein Ablation: Similar Outcomes?

RF and laser vein ablation are the two most common treatments available for varicose veins. Vein specialist Dr. Dev Batra compares the two treatments and discusses which is more preferred.
Dec 22nd, 2019

Restless Legs? Vein Treatment Might Help

Restless legs are very common in individuals with vein disease. Vein specialist Dr. Dev Batra explains how vein treatment can help with restless legs, and the steps you can take to find out if your restless legs are caused by a vein problem.
Dec 22nd, 2019

Lower Extremity Vein Anatomy & Venous Diseases

Introduction to Veins Veins are blood vessels responsible for carrying used blood from your organs and tissues back to your heart. Broadly, we can divide the major veins in our legs into four categories: (1) dermal/hypodermal, (2) superficial, (3) deep ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

Advantages of the VenaSeal Procedure for Varicose Vein Treatment

The VenaSeal procedure is a new method of vein closure that has unique advantages over other treatment options. Vein specialist Dr. Dev Batra provides a review of how VenaSeal treatment works and how its advantages might provide a better patient ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

Evidence for Thermal Ablation in Venous Leg Ulcers

In our last article, we discussed how chronic venous disease is a spectrum of signs and symptoms from small spider veins all the way to skin ulcers. The focus was placed on understanding the early indicators because early treatment is ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

Relationship Between Venous Reflux & Spider Veins

Rounded estimates based on The San Diego Population Study.ᴬ When we have the opportunity to sit down and talk venous disease with our medical peers, we tend to emphasize the subtleties of reflux. It’s important to catch venous reflux in its early ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

How Vein Disease Negatively Impacts Your Daily Life

When discussing vein disease, we often talk of its symptoms, its complications, and its cosmetic manifestations. It’s less common that we discuss its impact on everyday life. The symptoms of vein disease obviously cause ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

UGFS Vein Treatment Explained

Vein specialist Dr. Dev Batra explains ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS) and its role in vein treatment ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

Healing Venous Ulcers With Vein Closure

Treatments that close down varicose veins can sometimes help venous leg ulcers heal. Dr. Dev Batra describes the experiences of one of his patients that was living with a venous leg ulcer, and how he used a vein closure procedure to help heal ...
Dec 22nd, 2019

Preventing Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

We know from having kids of our own that pregnancy can be overwhelming. Preparing for a new child takes a lot of work, and there are literally books full of health advice to keep up with. As committed vein specialists, we feel that it’s our...
Dec 22nd, 2019

Laser or Injections for Spider Veins: Which is Better?

Vein specialist Dr. Dev Batra explains the differences between laser treatment and sclerotherapy injections for spider veins, and which option is better. Because Dallas Vein Institute is a full-service vein clinic, we’re often asked why we don’t offer...
Dec 21st, 2019