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Varicose Veins: When to Seek Treatment

Posted by Atlanta Vascular and Vein in Varicose Veins

Varicose veins is a common condition, especially in women. Approximately 25% of all adults have the condition. In most cases, varicose veins appear on the lower legs. Although varicose veins are often associated with women and are thought to be a cosmetic issue, men need…

Vascular Ultrasound: A Valuable Diagnostic Tool

Posted by Atlanta Vascular and Vein in Diagnostics

Vascular ultrasound is a valuable diagnostic imaging tool that uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the body’s arteries and veins. Part of the exam may include a Doppler ultrasound technique that assesses the body’s circulatory system in order to identify blood clots and…

Restless Leg Syndrome: Have Your Veins Checked

Posted by Atlanta Vascular and Vein in Conditions

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) or Willis-Ekbom disease is an uncomfortable sensation in the legs that typically involves an overwhelming need to move them. Generally the agitation occurs in the afternoon or evening when resting. In fact, people who suffer from RLS can experience irritability, tiredness,…

Avoiding Phlebitis at all Costs

Posted by Atlanta Vascular and Vein in Conditions

Venitis or phlebitis is the inflammation of the veins. Phlebitis most commonly occurs in the legs. However, the condition can also affect the arms. In addition, phlebitis often coincides with thrombosis (a blood clot within a blood vessel that obstructs blood flow through the circulatory…

Benefits of Wearing Compression Socks

Posted by Atlanta Vascular and Vein in Varicose Veins

If you suffer some of the painful symptoms caused by varicose veins, you may want to look into the many benefits of wearing compression socks. Amish Tilara, M.D. is a Vascular and Interventional Radiologist at the Atlanta Vascular and Vein Center who practices patient-centered medicine. Dr. Tilara…