News

Sort and View by Category

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...

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...

endurance house

Complimentary Varicose Vein Screening

Do you have aching, painful or restless legs? Heaviness, swollen ankles or muscle cramping? It could be varicose veins! Indiana Vein Specialists will perform complimentary ultrasound screenings at Endurance House Zionsville on Thursday, September 14th from 5-7 p.m. Meet Dr. Jeffery Schoonover 5:30-6:00 p.m. You can also get information or sign up for Indy Women’s Half Marathon...

stockings

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...

Construction

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...

Association Between Varicose Veins and DVT

Deep Vein Thrombosis

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month and a good time to talk about risk factors for DVT. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is the formation of a blood clot inside the deeper veins of the body, especially in the legs. Some DVTs may not have any symptoms but most cause pain, swelling, and...

venaseal

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...

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...

Indiana Vein Specialists Receives Vascular Testing Accreditation by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Indiana Vein Specialists (IVS), a medical practice specializing in comprehensive, office-based and minimally invasive care of varicose and spider veins, has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Vascular Testing in the areas of Peripheral Venous Testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The accreditation, which applies to both the Fishers...

Results are in for the Food Drive!

This holiday season Indiana Vein Specialists collected food donations for The Sharing Place, a program of Lutheran Child and Family Services. Due to the efforts of our patients, staff and friends, we were able to donate 246 pounds of food. Thank you to all who donated to our food drive! Your support is greatly appreciated...

A Special Thank You from Dr. Schoonover…

Indiana Vein Specialists was recognized Wednesday at the Carmel Chamber of Commerce Images of Excellence Awards Luncheon as a nominee for the Applause Business of the Year. We are so proud to have been recognized and to be in the company of other great Carmel area businesses. We owe a special thanks to the patients, employees...