Non-Invasive vs. Minimally Invasive Varicose Vein Treatment in Chicago

If your vascular doctor recommends a “non-invasive” varicose vein treatment in Chicago, they are referring a treatment that doesn’t involve surgery or incisions. Non-invasive treatment is done on your outer body and is usually painless. Minimally invasive treatments are surgical procedures in which … [Read more...]

Researching Chicago Vein Treatment Centers: What to Look For When Seeking Care

Those unsightly varicose and spider veins on your legs and ankles are likely a side effect of vein disease, a disease that affects about half of all men and women in the United States. Just because they’re common doesn’t make them any less bothersome. Whether your goal is to look or feel better (or … [Read more...]

Why You’ll Be So Glad You Sought Treatment From a Chicago Vascular Doctor

There’s a huge stigma to getting varicose vein treatment in Chicago. Most people view getting rid of varicose veins as a luxury. In reality, eliminating varicose veins is so much more than a cosmetic treatment. Read on to learn why you’ll be so glad you sought treatment from a Chicago vascular … [Read more...]

What Your Chicago Vascular Doctor Wants You to Know About Swollen Legs & Ankles

Swelling in your legs and ankles can be the result of many different things—some benign and some harmful—so it’s important to find out what’s causing it. If you have swollen legs and ankles you should tell a Chicago vascular doctor. Dr. Ramon Castro and his medical team at Chicago Vein Care Center … [Read more...]

Help Me, Chicago Vein Specialist! What Do I Do When Compression Stockings Don’t Work?

Many people feel almost immediately better when they start to wear compression stockings, but it can take up to several weeks for them to bring any noticeable effects in many cases. It’s also important to wear properly fitting compression stockings that compress most at your ankle and graduate to … [Read more...]

Why a Chicago Vascular Doctor Takes Vein Disease Seriously

Vein disease is a term that encompasses all of the disorders that affect circulation in your veins. There are many conditions that affect veins, including spider and varicose veins, venous insufficiency, phlebitis, and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Although vein disease is common, our Chicago vascular … [Read more...]