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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...

Food Drive

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be hungry? Not “I missed lunch” hungry, but hungry because you have not eaten at all or just a little for days. Families can no longer visit “emergency food” sources for temporary relief, but count on food pantries as a supplemental food source. We have...

Indiana Vein Specialists® Adds a New Treatment Method

Indiana Vein Specialists® announced recently that they are the first medical practice in the greater Indianapolis area to treat varicose vein patients with Varithena®, a newly released foam sclerosant medication that can be used to treat many forms of varicose vein disease.  Varithena® has been under development for the last 14 years, demonstrating safety and efficacy...

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...

Get Your Legs Ready For Summer!

The appearance of summer fashions turns our attention to our legs. Warmer weather is finally upon us and with it comes the summer wardrobe. Unsightly spider veins can make us uncomfortable in summer apparel but can be easily treated. Spider veins are dilated blood vessels that form just under the skin and result in red,...

Summer Legs Are Made in the Winter Special EXTENDED!

Due to popular demand, our Summer Legs Spider Vein Treatment and Laser Hair Treatment Special has been EXTENDED! What a winter this has been! Summer will be here (eventually!) and in anticipation of better weather coming, we are offering this special on Spider Vein Treatment and Laser Hair Treatment. Spider Vein Special 2 sessions for...

Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Along with the joys of pregnancy can come not so joyful varicose veins. There are several causes of varicose veins during pregnancy. Heredity is a major contributing factor. Hormone levels rise during pregnancy causing the walls of the veins to relax and result in increased risk. During pregnancy, the blood volume doubles to supply both...

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...

Athletic Compression Socks – A Tool For Athletes

If you have seen any races or triathlons recently, you may have noticed many athletes wearing knee high compression socks or calf sleeves. To understand why even amateur athletes are wearing these socks and sleeves, it’s helpful to review the circulatory system. Blood circulates through our bodies via a network of vein and arteries. It...

Restless Leg Syndrome – It May Be Varicose Veins

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) affects as much as 15 percent of the general population and negatively impacts their quality of life. Those with RLS experience irresistible urges to move their legs; a “creeping” feeling in the legs; persistent leg movement during sleep; or tingling, burning, aching or numbness of the legs. Symptoms of RLS are...