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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...

Summer Legs are Made in the Winter®

Summer Legs are Made in the Winter ®

Did you know that half of all people over age 50 are affected by varicose veins? That’s nearly 55 percent of women and 45 percent of men in the U.S.  Most all insurance carriers require both a Full Consultation and a Period of Conservative Treatment before they will cover procedure costs.  That’s why we say Summer...

IVS-JPS Presentation Poster

ACP Annual Congress Vascular Table Presentation

Dr. Schoonover was privileged to present a poster abstract at the recent 29th American College of Phlebology Annual Congress in Orlando. Renowned physicians and healthcare professionals from around the world provided vein care specialists the latest information on minimally invasive techniques with innovative and engaging content for all attendees. The presentation was titled “Multi-Position Vascular Tables as a...

Even Active People in Good Shape Can Have Varicose Veins

Vein disease can impact the active or athletic adult Many people can develop varicose veins including men, athletes, pregnant women and those who are generally in good health. Active people are sometimes surprised to see bulging veins in their legs or to feel discomfort. As you may know, when we walk, our leg muscles pump...

Untreated Venous Disease Can Lead to Serious Skin Complications

Longstanding and untreated venous insufficiency can lead to serious complications for patients. Venous reflux, associated with varicose vein disease, can result in increasing symptoms such as leg aching, pain, and swelling. This is a reflection of the increasing venous pressure from progressive valve failure inside the veins. Skin changes, such as stasis dermatitis, can even...

What Every Woman Should Know about Varicose Vein Disease

Indiana Vein Specialists® was recently published in Indianapolis Woman magazine. The article about Indiana Vein Specialists, titled “What Every Woman Should Know About Varicose Vein Disease”, appeared in the December issue. < Back to the News page

Indiana Vein Specialists at Carmel Marathon and Fitness Expo

Sponsoring Healthy Legs through Vein Disease Awareness The Fitness Expo takes place on Friday, April 20th from 10:00am – 9:00 pm. It is open to the community and is designed to provide a variety of health-related information to participants, their families, and all other community members to help educate them on the importance of maintaining...

February 23rd: Seminar on Athletic Compression Stockings

Dr. Schoonover Promotes Awareness of Varicose Veins to Indy Runners at Butler University On February 23rd we held a seminar for Indy Runners at Butler University’s Hinkle Field House. The event promoted awareness about potential venous problems that athletes may experience by explaining the potential symptoms they may experience while training for major races and...