Illinois Vein Specialists
What’s That On Your Legs?

What’s That On Your Legs?

August means spending time in the warm weather with shorts, and shorts can reveal how your legs have changed over time. From scars to a tan, your legs look different over time, and you may have realized that veins are now visible on your skin. These veins can appear...
Why do we have Varicose Veins?

Why do we have Varicose Veins?

What are Varicose Veins and How Do They Form? Varicose veins are weak or damaged vein valves that impede the veins’ ability to maintain blood flow. They appear on the skin as bumpy or rope-like branches which can be blueish, red, or purple in appearance. These veins...
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