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What Is VenaSeal?

If you’ve become frustrated or concerned over your varicose veins, it may be time to start looking at your treatment options. At Commonwealth Vein Center in Colonial Heights and Richmond, VA, VenaSeal is one of the treatments we offer to treat problem...

Nov 22nd, 2021
What Is Phlebectomy?

If you have bothersome varicose veins, you might have wondered if there is any way to safely remove them. A phlebectomy can be a highly effective solution for ridding yourself of these uncomfortable and unsightly veins for good. At the Commonwealth...

Nov 5th, 2021
What Is the Procedure for an Angiogram?

An angiogram is a common medical imaging technique used to check for vascular diseases. This procedure involves inserting a thin catheter tube into the artery and injecting a contrast dye to visualize blockages in the vessel walls. Here at...

Oct 18th, 2021
Varithena

Varicose veins are a common problem that can be caused by pregnancy, obesity, and genetics. These varicose veins create the appearance of spider webs or tree branches on your legs. With Varithena treatment, you can finally get rid of these unsightly...

Sep 15th, 2021
Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment

Have you noticed the appearance of enlarged, twisted veins that are dark in color? This condition, called varicose veins, varicoses are extremely common. Fortunately, it is treatable! At Commonwealth Vein Center in Colonial Heights, VA, we offer...

Sep 9th, 2021
Can You Reverse Peripheral Artery Disease?

If you have vascular issues, you might experience cold sensations in your legs or feet, feel discomfort in your hips while you are walking, or develop pale skin on your legs. These frustrating physical problems may indicate that you have a condition...

Jul 18th, 2021
What Should You Expect When You Get Sclerotherapy?

Over half of Americans have varicose or spider veins that cause physical symptoms and feelings of self-consciousness. Unfortunately, people rarely receive adequate treatment. At Commonwealth Vein Center in Richmond, VA, we offer sclerotherapy to...

Apr 13th, 2021
What Is the Best Way to Get Rid of Spider Veins?

Spider-like veins appear close to the surface of your skin and seem to branch out like an endless spider web in all directions, making you feel self-conscious about the appearance of your legs. If you have visible veins that are causing you physical or...

Mar 12th, 2021
What Is the Main Cause of Peripheral Artery Disease?

If you or someone you know has been told you have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), you probably have some questions, including what causes it. While there are several less-common causes of PAD, there is a main cause of this condition that is a...

Feb 16th, 2021
What Is the Best Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease?

Have you been recently diagnosed with peripheral artery disease, also known as PAD? Our team at Commonwealth Vein Center specializes in treating this painful condition. We proudly serve the Colonial Heights and Richmond, VA, areas and are ready to...

Jan 12th, 2021
Peripheral Artery Disease

If you are experiencing pain in your hips and calves while walking, feeling numbness in your feet or legs, or have brittle toenails on your feet, you may be suffering from peripheral artery disease. This vascular illness can keep you from enjoying your...

Jan 2nd, 2021
Peripheral Artery Disease

If you have vascular issues, you might experience cold sensations in your legs or feet, feel discomfort in your hips while you are walking, or develop pale skin on your legs. These frustrating physical problems may indicate that you have a condition...

Jan 1st, 2021
Who Can Benefit From Compression Therapy?

If you are someone who experiences pain, inflammation, and swelling in your legs, you may want to consider compression therapy as soon as possible. An affordable, non-invasive, and highly effective treatment option, compression therapy improves...

Dec 1st, 2020
Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries

If you are experiencing chest pain, heart palpitations, or shortness of breath, you might have developed clogged arteries. If you do not seek treatment, this issue can cause you to have a heart attack or stroke. At the Commonwealth Vein Center in...

Nov 23rd, 2020
Get the Help You Need for Lipodermatosclerosis

At Commonwealth Vein Center in Virginia, we believe life is too short to suffer from lipodermatosclerosis. For that reason, we are proud to offer several treatment methods to provide you with the help you need and deserve. Keep reading to find out more.

Oct 11th, 2020
Angioplasty

Angioplasty with a stent, also known as percutaneous coronary intervention, is a treatment designed to help blood flow through damaged arteries. Today, the experts at Commonwealth Vein Center in Richmond, VA discuss what exactly this treatment is, how...

Jul 21st, 2020
Angiogram: What Does It Do?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. In fact, the CDC claims that an American dies every 37 seconds form it. Among heart diseases, coronary artery disease is the most common diagnosis...

Jul 12th, 2020
Peripheral Artery Disease

You’re out enjoying the day when leg pain, cramps, or weakness stops you in your tracks. If this sounds familiar, you may have peripheral artery disease. Instead of dismissing persistent weakness or leg pain, you should seek a diagnosis and treatment...

Jul 12th, 2020
How Long Does Sclerotherapy Last?

Varicose veins and spider veins are injured blood vessels that can be seen through the surface of your skin. These damaged veins, which often appear on your calves and thighs, can cause you to develop swelling, discomfort, and other unpleasant symptoms.

Jul 9th, 2020
Spider Veins Treatment and Causes

Varicose veins and spider veins are both relatively common medical conditions and their treatment options may overlap. That, of course, doesn’t make you feel any better about them when they appear on your legs. While they are similar conditions...

Jun 20th, 2020
How Long Does a Phlebectomy Take?

At Commonwealth Vein Center in Colonial Heights, VA, Dr. Samee offers several vein removal treatments to address both spider and varicose veins. Among the most popular treatment for varicose veins is phlebectomy, a minimally invasive treatment that...

Apr 30th, 2020
Spider Veins on Legs: How Do I Get Rid of?

Spider veins are most often viewed as a cosmetic imperfection. However, they can also be an indicator of other venous disorders. Medical advances have their treatment accessible to more people than ever before. At Commonwealth Vein Center in Richmond...

Apr 20th, 2020
Venous Hypertension Treatments

Venous hypertension may not be as immediately life-threatening as arterial hypertension, but it’s still very difficult to live with. As the veins and their valves, particularly those in the lower extremities, become weaker, you can suffer greatly from...

Feb 29th, 2020
What Is ClariVein Treatment?

Summer is almost here, and with it comes plenty of opportunities for adventures in the warmth and sunlight that you’ll want to enjoy in your favorite cut-offs or sports shorts. But what if you’re trying to hide your varicose veins? It might be time for...

Feb 2nd, 2020
VenaSeal Reviews: What Is It Made of?

VenaSeal is an innovative treatment that can get rid of diseased veins by sealing them off. Based on reviews, VenaSeal is a fast, minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins that we offer at Commonwealth Vein Center in Colonial Heights, VA.

Jan 5th, 2020
Vein Ablation: Driving After Treatment?

If your once smooth and comfortable legs are starting to show varicose veins, you may feel more than the embarrassment of their appearance when you wear shorts or skirts. Varicose veins can cause physical discomfort like aching and itching at the...

Dec 1st, 2019
Ambulatory Phlebectomy Recovery Time: What You Need To Know

Varicose veins are an ongoing source of frustration and discomfort for millions of people who suffer with them. At the very least, these twisted, oversized veins in the legs are often a source of cosmetic embarrassment. For other people, they cause...

Nov 3rd, 2019
Is Sclerotherapy Permanent?

We do everything we can to keep ourselves and our skin in as good condition as we can. We eat well, stick to an exercise routine and treat our skin well–protecting it from damaging UV rays, keeping it moisturized and looking for abnormalities.

Oct 6th, 2019