Varicose Veins

February 7, 2015
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When Should You See A Doctor About Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins occur when blood pools in the veins and causes them to bulge, creating that often unsightly, ropy effect that you see near the surface […]
December 15, 2014
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Choosing The Right Treatment For Varicose Veins

Itchy legs. Tired and restless legs. Swelling and cramping in legs. These are more than just unpleasant side effects of too much standing or strenuous activity. […]
December 12, 2014
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Can You Prevent Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins. Those ropy, bulging veins that show up most often in your legs are more than just a risk to your self-esteem. If left untreated […]
September 2, 2014
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Varithena Procedure for Varicose Veins

On 8/26/14 Vein Specialists of Arizona became the first practice in western United States to perform the Varithena procedure on two of their patients to treat […]
May 21, 2014

Proven Fix for Varicose Veins

This video aired recently in Philadelphia ABC Channel 6 news. At Vein Specialists of Arizona we have been using this procedure for over a year now […]
April 18, 2014

New Treatments for Varicose Veins

If you’re “vein” or in pain, varicose veins are more easily treated now than in the past. As a curious child, you might remember staring at […]
April 14, 2014

Varicose Veins – The Cause

Varicose veins are enlarged veins that usually occur just under the skin (superficial veins). Varicose veins are likely to be caused by one or more factors, […]
November 11, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern & Dr. Gary Kersten of Vein Specialists of Arizona Talk Kim Kardashian, Pregnancy & Vein Issues on NBC Arizona Midday

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, DO, and Dr. Gary Kersten, MD, of Vein Specialists of Arizona discussed how high heels worn during pregnancy are a concern and could […]
November 7, 2013

New ACC Report Helps Optimize Use of Noninvasive Vascular Tests

The American College of Cardiology’s recent report expands the use of ultrasound for venous issues. Published in July of 2013, the ACC (American College of Cardiology) […]
November 4, 2013

Pregnancy, Varicose Veins and Kim Kardashian

Tight and high heels worn during pregnancy is a topic discussed among Phlebologists and vein specialists. Catch Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. and Dr. Gary Kersten, M.D. […]
October 31, 2013

Save the Date: Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Vein Specialists of Arizona to West Valley

The public is welcome to attend the celebration one week from today, on November 7, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. Open house includes tours of […]
October 28, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. Discusses Spider Veins on Arizona Midday

  Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., Vein Specialist and Founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona, recently appeared on Arizona Midday, NBC Channel 12 News to explain spider […]
October 21, 2013

What Can Spider Veins Signal? … Perhaps a Serious Vein Issue

Tune in and watch Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., Vein Specialist and Founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona, on Arizona Midday, 12 News KPNX on Tuesday, October […]
October 17, 2013

Not a Halloween Trick: Spider Veins Can Signal Serious Vein Issue

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, Founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona, continues the discussion about spider veins and the treatment for them on Tuesday, October 22 on Arizona […]
October 14, 2013

Ultrasound Vein Scan vs. Visual Vein Screening

According to Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. cardiovascular surgeon and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona, exactly how accurate is your vein diagnosis determines what the treatment […]
October 10, 2013

Women Can Beat Varicose Veins with Diet and Exercise

Women Can Beat Varicose Veins with Diet and Exercise But first the damaged veins must be treated, according to Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., founder of Vein […]
October 7, 2013

HD VIDEO – Dr. Jeffrey Alpern Talks Veins On NBC News – Channel 12 Phoenix

Concerned with varicose veins, spider veins, chronic venous insufficiency or serious leg ulcers? On KPNX 12 News Arizona Midday program on Friday, October 4 at 12:30 […]
September 30, 2013

Warning: Cosmetic Vein Treatment Is Purely an Aesthetic and Short Term Solution

Don’t be fooled that underlying venous disease is solved with cosmetic procedures. Lately, laser vein centers are big business. But are the physicians at the cosmetic […]
September 26, 2013

How serious are those vein issues you keep ignoring?

Go Ahead, Test to See if You Need A Vein Scan How serious are those vein issues you keep ignoring? Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. is a […]
September 22, 2013

Vein Problems? Spider Veins or Varicose Veins … How serious are they?

What importance does ultrasound mean in proper diagnosis of your problem? Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., answers these important questions. Venous disease including spider veins and varicose […]
September 12, 2013

Gary Kersten, M.D. Certified Phlebologist and OB/GYN Joins Vein Specialists of Arizona

VSA Raising the Bar in Vein Treatment Through Highly Qualified and Dedicated Professional Staff Vein Specialists of Arizona Founder Jeffrey B. Alpern, D.O., Board Certified Cardiovascular […]
September 9, 2013

Venous Leg, Ankle and Foot Ulcers …What are they, and is there help?

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., a cardiovascular surgeon and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona often sees patients that have been suffering for years with leg and […]
September 5, 2013

The Truth About Varicose Veins

The Truth About Varicose Veins Many women—especially ones who have recently had a child—suffer from enlarged veins. We’ve learned they can affect a lot more than […]
September 3, 2013

ReThinking Varicose Veins with Summer Sanders

ReThinking Varicose Veins with Summer Sanders By Gina Roberts-Grey of Yahoo! Health Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona, is one of […]
August 29, 2013

Vein Specialists of Arizona Addresses Arizona Community Needs With Bilingual Staff – Se Habla Español

When Dr. Jeffrey Alpern opened his state-of-the-art vein center in Phoenix, he planned to really address the needs of the community. Several of the staff at […]
August 22, 2013

Restless Legs or Aching, Heavy Legs Deny a Quality Life

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona says revolutionary laser ablation techniques offer a comfortable solution with little or no down time. […]
August 19, 2013

How to Choose a Vein Treatment Doctor for the Best Results

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., Cardiovascular Surgeon and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona says knowing your venous problem first before deciding on treatment is most important. […]
August 15, 2013

Spider Veins Can Be a Sign of a More Serious Problem

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, Founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona, says the importance of a correct diagnosis is the beginning to the solution. What are Spider Veins […]
August 12, 2013

How Serious is Chronic Venous Insufficiency? … Very Serious

. Jeffrey Alpern of Vein Specialists of Arizona specializes in treatment for Chronic Vein Insufficiency (CVI). Chronic venous insufficiency or CVI is a medical condition where […]
August 8, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern: Be Informed – Know Your Venous System

Vein Specialists of Arizona educates with online Vein Talk Magazine Dr. Jeffrey Alpern is a Cardiovascular Surgeon who was the first D.O. to perform a heart […]
August 5, 2013

Vein Specialists of Arizona Launches Vein Talk Online Magazine

Vein Specialists of Arizona publishes our Summer 2013 Vein Talk Online Magazine To help the Phoenix community served by Vein Specialists of Arizona, Dr. Jeffrey Alpern […]
August 1, 2013

What you can do about varicose veins

If you suffer from them, you’re not alone. Here’s our best advice from ‘The Doctors.’   In the July 26-28 USA Weekend, journalist Stephanie Smart quoted […]
July 28, 2013

Varicose Veins … The Myths And The Facts

Vein Specialists of Arizona and Dr. Jeffrey Alpern offer professional and caring state-of-the-art vein treatment. Varicose veins … those ugly, bumpy road maps that run along […]
July 25, 2013

Venous Disease … Cosmetic or Serious Heath Issue? Ask the Doctor …

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O. Founder of Veins Specialists of Arizona answers a few FAQs about vein issues. When it comes to bearing beautiful summer legs, nothing […]
July 22, 2013

Smooth Legs Make Swimsuit Season Perfect … Varicose Veins Don’t!

Vein Specialists of Arizona Offer Solutions and Quality Treatment of Venous Disease It’s summer already! You’ve probably got your summer holiday planned and been trying on […]
July 18, 2013

Vein Specialists of Arizona (VSA) Leading the way in Vein Treatment with RF – Radiofrequency

Dr. Jeffrey B. Alpern, D.O., Board Certified Cardiovascular Surgeon, Vein Specialist founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona (VSA) brings to Arizona leading technology in vein treatment […]
July 16, 2013

Tips For Summer Relief & Prevention Of Varicose Veins & Other Vein Problems

If someone with varicose veins, spider veins or ulcers is not ready to undergo a vein procedure immediately, summer is still a good time to think […]
July 11, 2013

Summer Heat Hurts … When You Suffer with Venous Disease

Every summer thousands of people stay in the heat of the Arizona desert but still get out for boating, hiking and fun in the sun. But […]
July 8, 2013

Why Wait for Vein Treatment? No Reason!

Study Confirms Vein Treatments are a Good Investment As reported by Geoff Michaels on the health site of NewsFIX.ca, a recent study done in the United […]
July 1, 2013

High Heels, Pregnancy, Kim Kardashian and Spider Veins

Kim Kardashian recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl that she and Kanye West named North. But, as reported during her pregnancy, there were concerns […]
March 27, 2013

Why Vein Stripping for Varicose Veins Should Be Avoided

If you suffer from large, twisted varicose veins, it is likely that your problem is related to incompetence of your greater saphenous vein. Probably you are […]
March 14, 2013

Risks of Improperly Treated Varicose Veins

What to know if you had your varicose veins treated at a typical vein center. Your prominent, twisted varicose veins and unattractive spider veins may have […]
September 18, 2011

When Spider Veins Can Be a More Serious Problem

If you have spider veins, before you head to the nearest vein clinic, understanding the cause of your veins will help you to make an informed […]