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Microphlebectomy Alternative Treatments

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Microphlebectomy is a standard procedure that uses tiny incisions to remove varicose veins. The incisions are typically about ¼ of an inch in length, and then an adhesive bandage is placed over each incision. Although this procedure leaves minimal scarring, many patients find it invasive and inconvenient. Dr. Gilvydis at Northern Illinois Vein Clinic in […]

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Hallie Konieczki Joins Northern Illinois Vein Clinic

Northern Illinois Vein Clinic (NIVC), a leading local provider of leading-edge, nonsurgical treatments for leg vein issues, including varicose and spider veins, has added Nurse Practitioner Hallie Konieczki to its team. Hallie joined NIVC in August and is responsible for patient education, free screenings, consultations and follow-up appointments. Prior to joining NIVC, she worked in […]

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Prevent Varicose Veins with These 5 Tips

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The appearance of varicose veins, or visibly risen veins often found in feet and legs, is a widespread disorder seen in many adults across America. Though it is a condition that affects limbs, varicose veins can actually come from a multitude of different reasons. Varicose veins are common, stemming from numerous conditions, causes blood pressure […]

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Common Side Effects of Vein Treatments

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There are a variety of leg vein diseases that plague adults each year. Thankfully, there are also a variety of treatment methods, like sclerotherapy, that are offered for patients suffering from varicose veins and spider veins. Northern Illinois Vein Clinic specializes in vein treatments for adults near Rockford Illinois. One of the most critical steps […]

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Compression Therapy

Compression therapy in Rockford, IL

Varicose veins are a common problem that affects millions of people around the world. If you are one of them, you know all too well that varicose veins are more than just cosmetic nuisances. The symptoms these faulty veins cause can include achiness, fatigue and cramping. Endovenous Laser Ablation Therapy (EVLT) and sclerotherapy are common varicose veins […]

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Vein Stripping vs. Laser Treatments

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When you think about varicose vein stripping treatment, you may think of vein ligation or stripping. These invasive procedures have been the gold standard for varicose vein treatment until recently. However, new state-of-the-art laser treatment for varicose veins is quickly replacing vein stripping. But what exactly is the difference between these two procedures? Is one better […]

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