Varicose Veins – Treatment Options

Upon a patient being diagnosed with symptomatic vein disease, meaning that there is an underlying medical issue causing the varicose veins and/or associated conditions, such as skin discoloration of the ankle, superficial phlebitis, ankle ulcers, etc., Dr. Normand Miller will recommend a personalized treatment plan based on your specific condition. This will involve one or […]

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Insurance and Varicose Veins

Because most insurance companies recognize that vein disease is a medical issue and not just cosmetic in nature, most patients who seek treatment for varicose veins will find that the procedures are typically covered by their insurance plan. Like many other procedures that are covered under your insurance, the amount of coverage depends on your […]

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When Varicose Veins are Left Untreated

I recently treated a 60 year-old female patient who had been suffering with painful, bulging varicose veins for years. After completing treatment and realizing just how little downtime and pain is involved with the vein treatment procedures, she was regretful that she had not enjoyed healthier, more attractive legs in the earlier years by addressing […]

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Heredity and Vein Disease

When it comes to matters of health, family history can often predict future medical issues, and varicose veins are no exception. If your mother has dark, purple, bulging veins, chances are that you will develop them as well. Heredity is the primary risk factor for developing vein disease and varicosities, and is thought to be […]

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Dr. Miller is now a trainer for Cynosure

Dr. Normand Miller of the Aesthetic & Vein Center MD, with locations in Salem and Nashua, has joined Cynosure as a physician trainer. Cynosure is a leading developer and manufacturer of aesthetic and laser equipment, such as SmartLipo Triplex, Cellulaze (a cellulite treatment), and the Precision TX treatment, used for skin tightening in areas such […]

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Year-End Insurance Reminder

As the end of the year approaches, it’s important to note that this can be the best time of the year to seek medically necessary vein treatment, as most flexible spending accounts and insurance benefits will soon expire. In addition, many patients have met their insurance deductibles by now, with their new deductible starting over […]

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Preventing varicose veins during pregnancy

While heredity is the number one cause of vein disease, pregnancy and its hormonal fluctuation and other related factors are key contributors to the development of varicose veins and vein disease in women. As veins are the blood vessels that return blood from the extremities to the heart, the blood in leg veins is already […]

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