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Arteries, Capillaries and Veins. What's the difference? Mar 25th, 2020

The blood in your body travels through an immensely large network of blood vessels called your vascular system. The vascular system is responsible for delivering oxygen and nutrients to and carrying waste products away from all the body’s tissues. It's over 60,000 miles long and is made up of three...

Restless Leg Syndrome Feb 5th, 2020

There is more and more being written lately about something called Restless Leg Syndrome. Well, many people misuse this term to describe someone who can’t keep their leg still, like the guy next to you in church who keeps bouncing his knee up and down. That’s Nervous Leg Syndrome! Then...

Understanding the Cause of Chronic Venous Ulcers Dec 10th, 2019

Did you know that 70% - 90% of all lower extremity ulcers are due to vein dysfunction and more than half of those ulcers are recurrent? Venous reflux disease is a progressive medical condition that if left untreated, may worsen over time and develop into a more serious form of...

Spider Veins: The Spooky Truth Oct 28th, 2019

It’s sometimes difficult to tell the difference between varicose veins and spider veins. Spider veins are thin, web-like, purplish-red veins that can occur anywhere on the leg. They can occur in clusters or in isolation. In contrast, varicose veins are enlarged, ropey veins that are tortuous, elevated and are typically...

Let's Talk about Compression Stockings: What are They and How do They Help? Sep 16th, 2019

When people hear the phrase, “Do you wear compression stockings?” they usually run the other way or simply ignore the question.  Providers will suggest patients wear compression stockings to help improve venous circulation, decrease swelling, slow down the progression of varicose veins and help reduce pain, discomfort and other leg...

A Brief History of Veins Sep 5th, 2019

FROM TIME IMMEMORIAL, people have been vexed with these things called varicose veins. The word vari­cose itself dates back to ancient Greece and is derived from a word meaning grapelike. Well, if you’ve ever seen someone who has a hor­rible cluster of varicose veins you can understand why “grapelike” is...

Hawaii Varicose Vein Doctor Dr. Randall Juleff Releases New Guide to Vein Disease Resources Mar 13th, 2018

Maui, HI. Dr. Randall Juleff, a leader in vein and laser surgery in HI, is releasing a new article that explores some of the best resources available for patients interested in learning more about vein disease. According to the Hawaii varicose vein doctor, many people look to the internet as a primary...

Our Vein Center in Hawaii Explores the Best Resources for Vein Disease Information Feb 27th, 2018

When many people learn that they are suffering from vein disease, their first instinct is to look for more information on the topic. Using a search engine to seek out guidance can return an overwhelming amount of information, much of which is misleading or downright false. Reading through medical journals...

Living 808 Segment Feb 13th, 2018

View the video from Paramount/MD on Vimeo here.  View the interview with Dr. Juleff on Vimeo here.

A Hawaii Varicose Vein Doctor on Why There are So Many Different Types of Vein Treatment Jan 31st, 2018

Patients who are considering treatment for vein disease often wonder why there are so many vein treatments to choose from. Some people only require conservative treatment, such as losing weight and exercising more, while others opt for surface laser sclerotherapy or endovenous laser treatment. The simple answer is that while...

A Vein Expert in Hawaii on Getting a Venous Reflux Exam Jan 28th, 2018

Venous reflux is the backward flow of blood in a vein that occurs when one-way valves in the veins become damaged and do not work properly. The pooling of blood leads to more damage in the veins and causes veins to stretch. A venous reflux exam is performed by a...

One of the Best Vein Doctors in Hawaii Explains Why Vein Disease Matters Jan 11th, 2018

There are times when being one of the best vein doctors in Hawaii is like being a mechanic who specializes in a precision automobile like a Ferrari. I have known a few such mechanics, and they all told me that several times a year a customer brings in one of...

3 Ways Maui Vein Treatment Can Improve Your Marriage or Relationship Dec 27th, 2017

If you have varicose veins, you know that they can make you feel as if you have a very personal problem that affects no one else. Every morning, you are the ones who has to look at the bulging, discolored veins on your legs, and you are the one who has to hide them...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Dispels Top Myths about Vein Doctors Dec 21st, 2017

Over half of people over the age of 50 suffer from some form of vein disease. And yet, only a small fraction of those people actually seek treatment from a vein treatment center. One of the reasons for this is that many people believe in myths that they have heard...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Reveals Five Things That Could Happen To You If You Have Varicose Veins Dec 17th, 2017

In our vein practices on Maui, Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island…overarchingly one of the most common complaints we hear is from people who have had varicose veins for months or even years, but who never sought treatment for them. When the side effects and complications of varicose veins finally...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Talks about Vein Removal – When Doing Something to Improve Your Appearance Dec 6th, 2017

As anyone who has varicose veins can tell you, they’re unattractive. And yet, many people who have them don’t consider getting rid of them permanently by a vein specialist because they have negative feelings about what they consider “cosmetic surgery.” They feel that taking steps to improve your appearance is...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains How Varicose Veins Negatively Impact Your Overall Health Nov 29th, 2017

One of the things we’ve learned from our vein treatment center in Hawaii is most of the people we meet who have varicose veins don’t understand how their swollen and discolored veins are affecting their overall health. Sure, they’re aware that the varicose veins are ugly, and that as a...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Lists 4 Questions to Ask Your Vascular Doctor about Varicose Veins Nov 15th, 2017

When you first see a vein specialist at a vein treatment center in Hawaii, the doctor will ask you a number of questions about your health history and that of your family, and about symptoms you may be experiencing. The doctor will perform a series of tests to evaluate your...

Oahu Varicose Vein Doctor Discusses the Differences Between Invasive, Non-Invasive, and Minimally-In Nov 8th, 2017

If you have read many of the articles we provide on our Vein Clinics of Hawaii website, you have probably noticed that we use the terms “invasive,” “non-invasive,” and “minimally-invasive” a lot when describing medical procedures. But what exactly do these terms mean? What’s the difference between a “non-invasive” procedure and...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains How Vein Disease Treatments Are Making the World A Better Oct 25th, 2017

There have been amazing advances in medical technology in recent decades, but few of them are as unappreciated as the advances that have taken place in the treatment of vein disease. Because it is difficult to understand what modern vein disease treatment is like at a state-of-the-art vein treatment center...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains How to Get Quality Treatment for Your Vein Disease Oct 18th, 2017

Many people who have varicose veins think of them as solely a cosmetic problem, something that makes their legs look unattractive. They’d love to get rid of their swollen, discolored veins and regain the natural beauty of their legs, but they’re convinced that treatment would be considered “cosmetic surgery,” and...

Maui Vein Treatment Specialists Discuss Vein Disease Treatment for Teens – What You Should Know Oct 12th, 2017

Ask most people on the street what “vein disease” is, and the two most common images they report are varicose veins and “old people.” In their minds, they link the two, and assume both that vein disease is only about varicose veins, and that it only affects people over 60....

Vein Care Specialists in Kauai Asks: “Are Varicose Veins Your Weakest Link?” Oct 7th, 2017

From our perspective as some of the best vein care specialists in Hawaii, when it comes to maintaining one’s health, most patients’ “weakest link” is the condition or risk factor that they DON’T pay enough attention to, because they don’t think they have to. For many of our patients, that...

Interview Living 808 August 2017 Sep 27th, 2017

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An Oahu Varicose Vein Doctor Explains Why Failing to Get Treatment for Your Vein Disease Could Be On Sep 20th, 2017

One of the things you learn running one of the best vein treatment centers in Hawaii is that patients don’t tend to take vein disease seriously. We meet many people who noticed the first signs of varicose veins years before they actually sought treatment from an Oahu varicose vein doctor. The majority...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Discusses the Relationship of Vein Health and Diabetes Sep 13th, 2017

As many of you know if you have been reading the articles put out by our vein treatment center in Hawaii, having untreated varicose veins greatly increases your risk of developing diabetes. This is one of the reasons we advise patients not to try to “live with” their varicose veins,...

A Maui Vein Treatment Expert Answers the Question: “What Should I Do To Prevent Varicose Veins: Stan Sep 8th, 2017

Just a few days ago, a new patient at our Maui vein treatment center in Hawaii asked, “Can you help me? I hear so many different claims from so many different people about the best way to prevent varicose veins. Some tell me that standing too much is bad, and...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains How Online Information about Vein Disease May Not Always Aug 30th, 2017

Film critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Roger Ebert once said, “The Internet is wonderful – you can find information about anything there. And some of it is even true.” If you have ever tried to search the Internet for useful information about a health condition that troubles you, chances are...

A Big Island Vascular Doctor Tells How You Should Prepare for Your First Vein Appointment Aug 24th, 2017

Many new patients at Vein Clinics of Hawaii are hesitant when we suggest that they start by having a venous health screening.  As a Big Island vascular doctor, I understand their hesitation, because many medical tests require patients to fast beforehand, or force them to endure painful and invasive procedures...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Explain Why There Are So Many Different Vein Treatment Options Aug 16th, 2017

In our practice at Vein Centers of Hawaii we meet new patients who ask us, “Why do you list so many different vein treatments on your website? I’m confused by all of the possibilities.” Our answer to this question is simple: “Because to maintain our reputation as Hawaii vein specialists,...

Getting To Know Dr. Randall S. Juleff, Your Big Island Vascular Doctor Aug 2nd, 2017

Few things in life can be as frustrating as having a specialized medical problem and not knowing who the best doctor Big Island vascular doctor in your area is to contact about it. For example, if you live in Hawaii, have varicose veins, are tired of trying to “live with...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Swollen Legs and Ankl Jul 29th, 2017

The Internet encyclopedia called Wikipedia is a remarkable achievement and a valuable tool. Despite the fact that it is non-profit and has no paid editors, this user-maintained resource now contains over 35 million articles and makes them freely available worldwide in 288 different languages. What’s more, many of these articles...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains the Stages of Vein Disease Jul 25th, 2017

There are many different types of vein disease, so to do justice to the topic and explain “the stages of vein disease” we need to focus on one particular disease, and the most common progression of its symptoms. So in this article, the doctors from our vein treatment center in...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Discusses the Most Common Vein Disease Treatment Misconceptions Jul 19th, 2017

If we were to ask most people on the street “What is vein disease?” chances are most of them would say, “Varicose veins.” And they would be correct, in that varicose veins are a part of the larger field of vein disease, but they are far from all of it. “In fact,...

Varicose Vein Treatment Specialists in Honolulu Respond to: “But I’m Too Young to Have Varicose Vein Jun 29th, 2017

If you are like the many people our varicose vein treatment specialists in Honolulu meet in our vein practice, you probably think that varicose veins are something that only happens to “old people.” Unfortunately, if you believe that, you’d be 100% wrong.It’s true that varicose veins affect primarily older people....

An Oahu Varicose Vein Doctor Explains How Your Vein Disease Will Progress If It Is Left Untreated Jun 21st, 2017

As premier vein care specialists in Hawaii, we love what we do. People come to see us with varicose veins, and we help them eliminate them. It’s very fulfilling being an Oahu varicose vein doctor.However, there is something we see a lot that is much less fulfilling. That’s when we...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Discusses the Relationship Between Vein Disease and Embolism May 24th, 2017

One of the most dangerous forms of vein disease we deal with in our vein practice on Maui and Kauai is called deep vein thrombosis(DVT). This condition occurs when blood clots form in the large, deep veins of the leg. Even if these obstructions stayed where they formed they would be...

Vein Care Specialists Kauai and Maui Discuss Why People Are Embarrassed to Talk about Varicose Veins May 10th, 2017

As experienced vein care specialists in Kauai, we know how far many patients go to hidetheir varicose veins. They put on long pants or wear dark stockings every day, and come up with endless excuses to avoid having to put on a swimsuit or play sports that would require them to...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains Why Experts Know That Seeing a Vein Doctor Is a Good Idea May 3rd, 2017

Diagnosing and treating vein disease is a very specialized field, one that requires a great deal of expertise, training, and on-the-job experience. It takes many years to master the use of ultrasound to look beneath the surface of the skin and detect the presence of diseases such as chronic venous...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains How Aging Can Bring On Vein Problems Apr 26th, 2017

Ask most people to describe what comes to mind for them when they hear the words “vein disease,” and they’ll probably answer, “Varicose veins.” Ask them to expand upon this, and they’ll say something like, “It’s an old folks’ disease.” But that’s not what a Hawaii vein specialist would say.Even...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Discusses Natural Therapies for Varicose Veins Apr 19th, 2017

Many of the patients we meet in our vein treatment center in Hawaii, like on Maui and Kauai ask us about “natural” or “holistic” ways of treating their varicose veins. These patients want to hear that there is an herbal supplement they can buy at their health food store that...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains How Ultrasound Works, and Why It’s Safe Apr 12th, 2017

When patients first come to see us at Vein Clinics of Hawaii and schedule a venous health screening with our Hawaii vein specialist, sometimes they are hesitant when we tell them that we’re going to use ultrasound to look beneath the skin of their legs to look for signs of vein disease....

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Answers the Question: “Will My Varicose Vein Treatment Hurt?” Apr 5th, 2017

Over the years, dealing with the questions that new patients always have when they consult our vein treatment center in Hawaii, possibly chatting with our specialist in Honolulu or Maui for the first time, it’s become obvious that a LOT of people believe that having their varicose veins removed is...

Dr. Juleff gave a lecture for the Spring meeting of the Hawaii Association of Osteopathic Physicians Mar 28th, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017: Dr. Juleff gave a lecture for the Spring meeting of the Hawaii Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons. This is the Primary Care Update meeting for the AOPS. The title of the lecture was “Venous Thrombo-embolic Disease”.The lecture was about DVT (deep venous thrombosis- blood clots in...

An Oahu Varicose Vein Doctor Publishes a New Article That Explains How Vein Disease Progresses If It Mar 25th, 2017

March 25, 2017. Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii announces the publication of a new article that discusses the most common vein disease – varicose veins – and how their symptoms progress as the disease goes through its different stages. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, these stages are...

Can a Vein Care Specialist in Kauai Really Make My Varicose Veins Go Away Forever? Feb 11th, 2017

If you’re on the Internet a lot, you know that the acronym ‘FAQ’ stands for Frequently Asked Questions. Well, if there is one question that we as Hawaii vein specialists are asked more than any other, it’s “Can you REALLY make my varicose veins go away forever?” People who ask...

A Varicose Vein Treatment Specialist in Honolulu Answers the Question, “Which Is More Dangerous – Ve Jan 14th, 2017

Both vein disease and arterial disease are forms of vascular disease, conditions that impair your circulatory system. In that system, your arteries handle pumping nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood from your heart to your organs and extremities. Your veins handle pumping that blood back to your heart and lungs so it can...

Oahu Varicose Vein Doctors Explain Why Vein Disease Treatments Are the Medical Breakthroughs of the Dec 31st, 2016

Few people, asked to name the greatest “breakthroughs” in medical treatment, would cite advances made in the treatment of vein disease. But the truth is that some of the most important advances in medical technology in recent decades have taken place in the area of vein health diagnosis and treatment.What...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains Why Swollen Legs and Ankles Can Hold You Back In Life Dec 17th, 2016

One of the most common complaints we hear as vein care specialists in Kauai is from patients complaining about chronically swollen legs and ankles. But one of the things we’ve noticed is that patients can suffer from such swelling for months or even years before they finally see a Maui vein treatment...

A Vein Care Specialist in Kauai Answers Your Questions with a “Layperson’s Guide to Varicose Veins” Nov 27th, 2016

One of the most important parts of our job as varicose vein treatment specialists in Honolulu is to provide ongoing education to our patients and the general public about varicose veins, spider veins, and other forms of vein disease. In the articles we write for this website, we try our...

A Big Island Vascular Doctor Answers the Question: “Does Vein Disease Treatment Also Benefit Your He Nov 13th, 2016

Heart disease and vein disease are very different, both in the ways that they are diagnosed and in how they are treated. But according to Dr. Randall S. Juleff, a noted Big Island vascular doctor, heart disease and vein disease are linked because they share a common set of risk factors that make people...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Discusses Home Treatments for Vein Disease Symptoms Oct 23rd, 2016

The early stages of vein disease are not pleasant, but at the same time they are not terrible, and many people make the decision to wait for a while before making the decision whether to have their varicose veins removed permanently. Many of these folks ask us whether there are...

A Big Island Vascular Doctor Answers the Question: “How Do I Know For Sure If I Have Varicose Veins? Oct 9th, 2016

If you are one of the many people who have swollen, rope-sized varicose veins on your legs, the question in the title of this article may strike you as silly, and you might be tempted to reply, “Duh! The only thing I need to do to know I have varicose...

A Vein Care Specialist in Kauai Provides a “Men’s Guide to Treating Swollen Legs and Ankles” Sep 25th, 2016

One of the worst misconceptions about vein disease is that it is only a “women’s disease,” and that men don’t have to worry about getting it. That’s not true – 25% of men aged 30-40 and 50% of men over 70 have some form of vein disease. What makes the...

A Vein Treatment Center In Hawaii Provides Five Facts That Will Keep You Up At Night Sep 9th, 2016

If you are like many people who eventually visit our vein treatment cneter in Hawaii, you may have noticed a few varicose veins or spider veins on your legs, but you don’t worry about them. After all, they’re common – a third of the adult population has them, right? And...

Vein Clinics of Hawaii Specialists Announce the First Use of the New VenaSeal™ Closure System in Haw Aug 26th, 2016

September 2nd, 2016. Wailuku, Maui, HI. Hawaii vein specialists proudly announce the availability of an exciting new treatment for varicose veins, the VenaSeal™ closure system. The VenaSeal™ system, developed by Medtronic and recently approved by the FDA, was first used in our Maui offices by Dr. Randall S. Juleff and his surgical assistant, Katie...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Publish a New Article Discussing Vein Disease Treatment “By the Numbers” Aug 20th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii published a new article talking about vein disease treatment by the numbers. According to this prestigious vein care practice, although the “numbers” about the prevalence and seriousness of vein disease are shocking, the “numbers” in favor of early vein disease treatment are more heartening, and...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Discuss Vein Disease Treatment “By the Numbers” Aug 19th, 2016

When it comes to vein disease, there are “good numbers,” and “bad numbers.”Let’s start with the “bad numbers,” to get them out of the wayThe largest and most shocking of these “bad numbers” count the number of people who actually have vein disease. An estimated 40 million Americans have varicose...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Share Top Vein Disease Treatments Jul 30th, 2016

Any discussion of modern vein disease treatment has to cover a lot of ground, because there are so many treatment options. There are conservative treatments that focus on controlling the symptoms of varicose veins or other vein diseases with diet, exercise, lifestyle changes, and the use of compression stockings. There...

One of the Best Vein Doctors in Hawaii Publishes a New Article That Describes the Unexpected Side Ef Jul 16th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article that talks about surprising and unexpected side effects of varicose veins that most people don’t associate with them. According to this noted Hawaii vein specialist, most people think that the side effects of varicose veins are primarily cosmetic – they make...

Dr. Juleff on the “Maui For Less” Radio Show at KAOI Jul 16th, 2016

Each month Dr. Randall S. Juleff is a guest on a show called “Maui for Less” with Jonathan Todd.Dr. Juleff will have the privilege to educate the radio audience about venous disease and other healthcare related topics.Please tune in!Radio station: Maui KAOI, 1110 AM

One of the Best Vein Doctors in Hawaii Talks about the Unexpected Side Effects of Varicose Veins Jul 15th, 2016

Ask people who don’t have varicose veins what their worst side effect is, and in most cases you’d receive the obvious answers – “They’re ugly.” “They make you look unattractive.” Ask the same question of people who have been trying to “live with” varicose veins for some time without seeking...

A Vein Care Specialist in Kauai Publishes a New Article That Answers the Question: “I’m Overweight – Jun 18th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they discuss the relationship between being overweight and vein disease. Many people know that being overweight increases their risk of heart and arterial disease, but they don’t realize that it can also be a significant risk factor for varicose...

A Vein Care Specialist in Kauai Answers the Question: “I’m Overweight – Could I Be Damaging My Veins Jun 17th, 2016

When educating patients and the general public about vein disease, Hawaii vein specialist Dr. Randall S. Juleff explains that to understand the link between your vein health and your body weight, you need to understand the primary cause of vein disease, chronic venous insufficiency, or CVI. When CVI affects your veins,...

New Vein Treatment Centers in Hawaii – Vein Clinics of Hawaii Announces Their Merger with Bailey Vei Jun 14th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Dr. Randall S. Juleff, medical director of Vein Clinics of Hawaii joins with Dr. Colin E. Bailey, medical director of Bailey Vein Institute to announce the merger of their practices. According to these two noted Hawaii vein specialists, joining these two respected practices is historic, because it...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Publishes a New Article That Explains How Vein Doctors Can Improve Overall May 15th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii has published an article that dispels the notion that the only thing vein doctors do is remove varicose veins. That’s not true. A Hawaii vein specialist may specialize in the treatment of vascular disorders, but they are medical doctors first, so their overall goal is the same...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains How Vein Doctors Can Improve Your Overall Health and Well-being May 14th, 2016

As doctors who are widely considered some of the best vein doctors in Hawaii, we are by now used to people thinking that the only thing we do is remove varicose veins. It’s not true. We may specialize as vein doctors, but we are medical doctors first, and our overall...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Publishes a New Article That Explains How Untreated Vein Disease Apr 10th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii announces the publication of a new article in which they discuss a subject that many people with varicose veins have never properly thought about. If they’ve been trying to “live with” their varicose veins for some time, they already know that their swollen veins have...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains How Untreated Vein Disease Can Impact Your Job Apr 9th, 2016

When talking to patients in our vein practice on Maui and Kauai – especially those who have been trying to “live with” their varicose veins without having them treated – it is hard for them to accept that that their vein disease can affect their careers. They say things like,...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Publishes a New Article Explaining How Veins and Arteries Work Tog Mar 30th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they provide an overview of how a healthy circulatory system works, and how the heart, veins, and arteries work together to promote healthy circulation.According to Dr. Randall S. Juleff, medical director of one of the best Maui vein treatment...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains How Veins and Arteries Work Together to Maintain Healthy Mar 29th, 2016

The human circulatory system is a wonder. Start with the heart – an organ only about the size of your closed fist, but which manages to pump 5 liters of blood per minute through 60,000 miles of arteries, veins, and smaller blood vessels.How a healthy circulatory system worksThe heart of your circulatory...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Releases a New Article Explaining How Varicose Veins Negatively Feb 12th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they talk about the important relationship between vein health and overall health. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, many people don’t think that their varicose veins are a real disease with real negative effects. As a result,...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains How to Start Getting Relieve for Leg Pain Feb 5th, 2016

Occasional leg pain – caused by overexertion or injury – is common, and usually goes away within a few days. But if you experience pain in your legs often, accompanied by feelings of reduced leg strength and weakness, the cause can be something more serious. It can be the result...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Publish a New Article About Chronic Venous Insufficiency Jan 9th, 2016

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they discuss the most common cause of vein problems, a condition called chronic venous insufficiency, or CVI. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, CVI is the base cause of most cases of varicose veins, but its negative effects on circulation,...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Tells All About Chronic Venous Insufficiency Jan 8th, 2016

If you’ve read a few of the articles that our vein treatment center in Hawaii publishes on its website, you’ve heard the term chronic venous insufficiency (or its acronym CVI) before, and know that it is the most common cause of varicose veins. But what exactly IS CVI, and what makes it...

Modern Vein Care Procedures now available on Kauai Dec 19th, 2015

Before we opened our office, patients have had to undertake travel to another island or the mainland, with all of it’s inconveniences, to be treated with minimally invasive modern vein techniques. We opened the office in July of this year and saw our first set of patients on July 28th. The...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Publishes a New Article Explaining How Varicose Veins Can Affect Y Dec 5th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article on the subject of untreated varicose veins and how they can negatively affect an important but often unsuspected area of your live – your career. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, many people are aware how much their varicose veins affect...

Title A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains How Varicose Veins Can Affect Your Career Dec 4th, 2015

For many people who have been trying to “live with” their varicose veins without having them treated, at first the idea that their veins could affect their jobs and careers often just doesn’t compute. Instead, as Hawaii vein specialists, we often hear them say things like, “Sure, my varicose veins...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Publishes a New Article Discussing Unexpected Problems That Can Arise From Nov 7th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they talk about a symptom that patients often don’t realize the seriousness of – swollen legs and ankles. Patients often ignore swelling of this type because they don’t associate it with the vein disease that has caused their varicose...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Describes Unexpected Problems That Can Arise From Swollen Legs and Ankles Nov 6th, 2015

One of the most common things we hear from new patients at our vein treatment center in Hawaii is that they’re concerned about their swollen legs and ankles. In many cases these patients have been referred to us by their general practitioners, who have determined that the swelling is not due to...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Publishes a New Article Presenting an Expert’s Guide to Swollen Le Oct 11th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii is releasing a new article in which they talk about a symptom that patients often complain of – swollen legs and ankles. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, many people ignore this swelling because they think it’s just the result of a sprain or injury....

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Presents an Expert’s Guide to Swollen Legs and Ankles Oct 10th, 2015

Many people experience occasional swelling in their legs and ankles, and in most cases this is a temporary condition caused by an injury or sprain. If the swelling persists and becomes chronic, however, vein care specialists in Kauai want you to know it could be a symptom of vein disease.What...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Publish a New Article Discussing Whether Vein Treatments Are Safe for Older Sep 19th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii is releasing a new article in which they discuss something that keeps many older patients from receiving the treatment they need – fear of the treatments themselves. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, many older people, possibly based on invasive procedures they have had in...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Discuss Whether Vein Treatments Are Safe for Older Adults Sep 18th, 2015

Although it is possible to develop vein disease early in life, the majority of Americans with vein disease tend to be in their 50s, 60s, or older. Sadly, one of the things that often happens is that when these older adults develop varicose veins, spider veins, or other types of...

A Vein Practice on Maui and Kauai Publishes a New Article Discussing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Aug 8th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they discuss a serious and widespread public health problem that most people don’t even know exists – deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, DVT affects as many as 900,000 Americans yearly, of whom 100,000...

A Vein Practice on Maui and Kauai Talks about Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and the Compression Treatme Aug 7th, 2015

While varicose veins may be the most visible form of vein disease in the U.S. (50-55% of women and 40-45% of men have them), the most dangerous form of vein disease has to be deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. Although exact numbers are not known because DVT has few overt symptoms,...

A Maui Vein Treatment Center Publishes a New Article about Health Insurance and Whether It Will Pay Jul 4th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii announces an article that discusses a common question patients have – whether their varicose vein treatment will be covered by their health insurer. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, this question is a complex one that almost always requires an individual answer, depending on the...

A Maui Vein Treatment Center Answers the Question: “Will My Health Insurance Cover Varicose Vein" Jul 3rd, 2015

If the title of this article appealed to you enough to read it, chances are you have varicose veins. Not only that, chances are you have been trying to “live with” your varicose veins for quite some time, trying to ignore them while hoping they don’t get worse. Well, they...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Reveals Why You Should See a Vein Doctor for Leg Pain and Weakness Jun 26th, 2015

If you experience leg pain and weakness occasionally – meaning no more than once or twice a month – then it could be due to a number of common causes, including “overdoing it” while working or exercising. But if you experience pain in your legs often, accompanied by feelings of...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Lists Questions You Should Ask Your Vein Doctor Jun 19th, 2015

During your first visit with a varicose vein treatment specialist in Honolulu or Maui, he or she will ask you a number of questions to help assess your venous health. For example, you will be asked about any symptoms you may be experiencing, and about your health history. You will...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Lists Questions You Should Ask Your Vein Doctor Jun 12th, 2015

During your first visit with a varicose vein treatment specialist in Honolulu or Maui, he or she will ask you a number of questions to help assess your venous health. For example, you will be asked about any symptoms you may be experiencing, and about your health history. You will...

The Best Maui Vein Treatment Center Presents Ten Little-Known Facts about Varicose Veins Jun 5th, 2015

As noted vein care specialists in Kauai and Maui, we deal every day with the many misconceptions that people have about varicose veins and vein disease. Many of these misconceptions are remnants from the way vein disease was treated decades ago in the “bad old days,” and many of them...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Answers the Question, “Can Vein Disease Be Prevented?” May 30th, 2015

As experienced varicose vein treatment specialists in Honolulu, we would love to tell you that as doctors we now know so much about the risk factors that lead to vein disease and how to reduce them that we can completely prevent it. Vein disease is history – no more varicose...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains “Vein Disease Treatment for Dummies” May 29th, 2015

First, this article is NOT for dummies, any more than the excellent series of “For Dummies” books published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. are really for dummies. That series of books has now sold over 200 million copies because, as their subtitle “A Reference for the Rest of Us”...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Explains “Vein Disease Treatment for Dummies” May 22nd, 2015

First, this article is NOT for dummies, any more than the excellent series of “For Dummies” books published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. are really for dummies. That series of books has now sold over 200 million copies because, as their subtitle “A Reference for the Rest of Us”...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Publishes a New Article About “the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” of Veins May 16th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii is releasing a new article in which they use a somewhat light-hearted approach to a serious subject and talk about “the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” of vein disease. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, articles like this are necessary because although medical advances...

Hawaii Vein Specialists On “the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” of Vein Disease May 15th, 2015

Thanks to advances that have taken place in the treatment of venous disorders in the last two decades, vein disease should not be as prevalent as it is. Vein disorders can now be treated as quickly and easily as they can be diagnosed – in the comfort of a doctor’s...

A Vein Care Specialist in Kauai Explains Why Vein Disease Is Worse Than You Think Apr 24th, 2015

Many people with varicose veins react to them by covering them up with long pants or dark stockings and ignoring them, effectively trying to pretend that they’re not a serious problem that requires treatment. Unfortunately, this isn’t true – varicose veins are the surface symptoms of an underlying vein disease...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Explain How Varicose Veins Can Make You Behave in Unexpected Ways Apr 17th, 2015

Many people, seeing the title of this article, might react by thinking, “Huh? Varicose veins are a physical problem, right? How could they affect the way I behave?” Well, these are good questions, and in this article we’ll try to answer them. In addition, if you have varicose veins yourself and...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Publishes a New Article Discussing When to See a Vein Doctor for L Apr 4th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii is releasing a new article in which they talk about a common complaint – chronic leg pain and weakness. According to these Hawaii vein specialists, many people ignore these symptoms because they think they’re the result of overexertion. But if these symptoms occur...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Reveals Why You Should See a Vein Doctor for Leg Pain and Weakness Apr 3rd, 2015

If you experience leg pain and weakness occasionally – meaning no more than once or twice a month – then it could be due to a number of common causes, including “overdoing it” while working or exercising. But if you experience pain in your legs often, accompanied by feelings of...

Maui Vein Treatment Specialists Explain How Treating Your Varicose Veins Will Change Your Life Mar 20th, 2015

If you have varicose veins, and have been trying to “live with them” for some time, you probably know that it isn’t easy. At first you try to hide them beneath long pants and dark stockings, but some part of you always knows they’re there. Plus, every time you step...

A Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Explains Where You’re Headed If You Have Swollen Legs and Ankles Mar 13th, 2015

One of the most common symptoms patients at our vein treatment center in Hawaii complain of is chronically swollen legs and ankles. As medical doctors, naturally we examine each patient carefully to determine the exact cause of the swelling, but as vein doctors, we know that if the swelling has...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Publish a New Article Discussing What Their Patients Love about Vein Disease Mar 7th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii is releasing a new article in which they describe the way their patients love their vein disease treatments. According to these Maui vein treatment specialists, many patients who have suffered from the embarrassment and pain of spider and varicose veins – often for years – are genuinely happy with their decision...

Hawaii Vein Specialists Discuss What Their Patients Love about Vein Disease Treatment Mar 6th, 2015

One of the most fulfilling and heart-warming aspects of being a vein care specialist in Kauai and Maui is hearing our patients talk about how pleased they are with the treatment they’ve received at Vein Clinics of Hawaii. They express how glad they are that they sought treatment for their swollen legs and...

The Best Way to Take Advantage of Vein Disease Treatments from Your Vein Treatment Center in Hawaii Feb 20th, 2015

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re tired of trying to “live with” your varicose veins and are contemplating finally doing something about them. This is a huge step, and we congratulate you for taking it, and for seeking treatment from one of the most noted varicose vein treatment specialists...

A Maui Vein Treatment Center Dispels Myths about Swollen Legs and Ankles Feb 13th, 2015

One of the most common complaints that we hear in our practice as vein care specialists in Kauai and Maui is from patients who suffer from chronically swollen legs and ankles. And as we speak to them, we realize that they have often fallen prey to myths and misunderstandings about swollen legs and ankles,...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Publishes a New Article about Recent Changes in Vein Treatment Feb 6th, 2015

Kihei, Maui, HI. Vein Clinics of Hawaii releases a new article in which they discuss the types of cross-generational misinformation that can proliferate about varicose veins. According to a Hawaii vein specialist, if a mother had varicose veins and is now advising her child about what to do about them, it is likely...

A Hawaii Vein Specialist Talks about What Your Mother Probably Got Wrong about Varicose Veins Feb 5th, 2015

If you’re like most of us, you love and respect your mother for all of the wonderful things she’s given you. Unfortunately, however, if your mother had varicose veins, she also gave you – genetically – a higher likelihood of getting them yourself. There is “no harm, no foul” in...

The Varicose Vein Throughout History Jan 7th, 2015

FROM TIME IMMEMORIAL, people have been vexed with these things called varicose veins. The word varicose itself dates back to ancient Greece and is derived from a word meaning grapelike. Well, if you’ve ever seen someone who has a horrible cluster of varicose veins you can understand why “grapelike” is...

Spider Veins and Varicose Veins- Not Just A Cosmetic Problem Jan 7th, 2015

OVER 50 PERCENT of the American adult population suffers from some sort of vein problem with their legs. If you have immediate family members who have had varicose veins or spider veins then the odds go up even further. Some of us who have a very strong family history have...