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Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center Is Now Indiana Vein Specialists

After 18 years of practicing medicine in Lafayette, Dr. Marlin Schul has entrusted his practice to Dr. Jeff Schoonover and our team at Indiana Vein Specialists. You can read Dr. Schul’s message here. We want to extend a warm welcome to all the patients of Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center! We are currently working...

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Try Compression Socks this Summer

Do your legs a favor this summer and check out our compression store! We offer a variety of stockings, socks, and sleeves for both men and women. Our store has a range of colors and styles to match your personal tastes. Whether you need sports socks, dress socks, panty hose, or medical grade stockings, we can fit...

Welcome Dr. Joseph Spahr

We are proud to welcome Dr. Joseph Spahr to the Indiana Vein Specialists team! Dr. Spahr joins us after practicing for 12 years at the Cancer Center at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. Dr. Joseph Spahr pursued his medical degree through Indiana University School of Medicine. He has board certification in Hematology and Medical...

Presenting With Varicose and Spider Veins

One of the most frequent questions we get from our patients is how we address both varicose and spider veins. In this blog, we’ll discuss how we help patients with both dilated varicosities and small caliber surface veins (spider veins). What is the Difference Between Varicose and Spider Veins? Varicose veins are large, swollen, and twisted blue...

Varicose Veins After Pregnancy

Now that your little bundle of joy has arrived, you may be concerned to see that your varicose veins didn’t disappear with your baby bump. If your veins don’t improve within 6 months of pregnancy, you should talk to a vein specialist. Pregnancy and Varicose Veins Varicose veins develop when the valves that keep blood...

Association Between Varicose Veins and DVT

Association Between Varicose Veins and DVT

A recent study published in the Journal American Medical Association (JAMA) found a significant association between varicose veins and DVT (deep vein thrombosis), and less clear potential associations with pulmonary embolism (PE) and peripheral artery disease (PAD). Association Between Varicose Veins and DVT The significance of this large, retrospective population study (over 400,000 people) is...

Cold or Flu and Your Vein Treatments

Is it a Cold or Flu

Your nose is stuffy, your headaches, and your throat hurts. Is it a cold or flu, and what does this mean for your scheduled appointment or Varicose Vein Treatments at Indiana Vein Specialists? With so much flu going around, many of our patients have questions like: “Should I come in for my appointment if I...

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Compression Socks Are For Everyone

Knee high compression socks or calf sleeves are becoming increasingly popular among athletes, walkers and runners, travelers and even moms. If you have participated in or attended any athletic events lately, you have probably noticed that many participants are wearing socks or sleeves and you may wonder why. Medical grade compression stockings improve blood flow...

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It’s Construction Season

It’s that time of year! Summer is not only a great time for beautiful weather, but in Hamilton County, it’s construction season as well! When traveling to either of our offices, in Fishers or Carmel please give yourself a bit of extra time.  Road closures are common close to both locations currently. Check the Status...

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Have you heard about VenaSeal?

Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the VenaSeal closure system to permanently treat varicose veins of the legs by sealing the affected superficial veins using a tissue adhesive agent.  Indiana Vein Specialists is one of the first practices in Indiana to offer this new technology for treating varicose veins. The VenaSeal system...

Indiana Vein Specialists® Opens New Location

Indiana Vein Specialists®, a medical practice specializing in comprehensive, office-based and minimally invasive care of varicose and spider veins, has opened a second office in the West Carmel-Zionsville area. This office is designed to serve patients living in West Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks and Clinton counties. The new office is at 10485 West Commerce Drive, Suite...

Summer Vacation Can Increase Your Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is the formation of a blood clot inside a vein deep in the body, especially in the legs. DVT may not have any symptoms but can cause pain, swelling and warmth in the leg. If untreated, people with DVT are at risk for developing a pulmonary embolism in which the...