68yo Roscoe Resident Back in the Game Thanks to Varicose Vein Treatment

Tom Adland thought his varicose veins would permanently sideline him from everyday life. But then he met Dr. Rimas Gilvydis and the staff at Northern Illinois Vein Clinic. Adland’s varicose veins started bothering him about 15 years ago. Since that time, the now-68-year-old Roscoe resident underwent three vein-stripping procedures. “It was just to no avail,” […]

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Spider Veins on Legs: How Common Are They?

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Spider veins are commonly mistaken for varicose veins, a result of venous insufficiency. The medical term for spider veins is telangiectasias. They are veins that are no longer performing efficiently and turn a red, purple, or blue color while becoming tortuous (or twisty). These unsightly veins are visible just below the surface of the skin […]

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Varicose Veins Linked to Deep Vein Thrombosis

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month, a public health initiative aimed at raising awareness of this commonly occurring medical condition and its potentially fatal complication, pulmonary embolism.  According to the American Heart Association, up to 2 million Americans are affected annually by DVT, yet 74 percent have little or no awareness of DVT. […]

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