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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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...