Entries by Elizabeth Lazdins

Lean on insurance to cover vein treatment

Navigating health insurance can feel confusing and overwhelming, to the point that we get discouraged from seeking or scheduling care for important issues. Conditions such as varicose veins cause pain and discomfort, but, more importantly, these issues – if left untreated – can develop into more serious medical problems (such as life-threatening blood clots). That’s […]

Met your deductible? Come see us

Vein Treatment Options If unsightly leg veins kept you from enjoying summer fun, now’s the time to take action. Vein disease is a serious medical condition where our veins don’t properly return blood from the legs back to the heart. It’s progressive and will worsen over time if left untreated. Fall is a great time […]

Movement in Your Job for Better Leg Vein Health

Whether you work in an office or on a factory floor, your job likely dictates how much sitting and standing you do on a regular basis. We’ve all read the news about the dangers of sitting and how it increases the risk for chronic issues such as heart disease and diabetes. Some of the same […]

Prioritize leg vein health in the summertime heat

The increased temperatures of summer have finally hit after a rainy, cooler spring. That warmer weather is a reminder to prioritize leg vein health, especially because your legs will likely be more exposed in shorts and swimsuits. Conditions such as heat stroke and sunburns might be more top of mind this time of year, but […]

Gilvydis Vein Clinic Expands Team

Gilvydis Vein Clinic, a top local provider of leading-edge, nonsurgical treatments for leg vein issues, including varicose and spider veins, has expanded its team by adding Stephanie Wright and Ilia Jakel. Wright joined Gilvydis Vein Clinic as Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. In her role, Wright uses her expertise to review patient’s medical images, providing insight for […]

Blood Clot Awareness Month: Spread The Word

March is blood clot awareness month!  According to the CDC, someone in the U.S. dies of a blood clot every 6 minutes. In fact, each year, more people lose their lives to blood clots than AIDS, breast cancer and motor vehicle accidents combined. March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month. Also known as Blood […]

Gilvydis Vein Clinic Vein Granted Accreditation

Gilvydis Vein Clinic (GVC), a leading local provider of leading-edge, nonsurgical treatments for leg vein issues, announced today it has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vascular Testing in the area of vein ultrasounds. Accreditation by the IAC in Vascular Testing in the area of vein ultrasounds. […]

Get Summer-Ready Legs

Treat varicose vein leg pain once and for all.  Are you tired of being embarrassed by ugly varicose veins? Are you missing out on the fun because of your varicose veins leg pain? Maybe your legs are trying to tell you something.   You’re not alone. More than 30 percent of men and women in the United […]

Varicose veins can lead to health problems during long trips

It’s that time of year, when traveling and the holidays go hand in hand for millions of Americans. Long trips of four hours or more by car, train or plane can be challenging for people in general. But these days, air travel is uncomfortable for just about everyone, and sitting in a cramped seat for […]