You’re Invited to a Free Mother’s Day Vein Screening

Grandmothers, mothers and daughters can all develop varicose veins. Why? There are a variety of causes. The leading cause of venous insufficiency (venous reflux) is heredity. So if your Grandma and Mom had or have aching, throbbing, bulging veins on their legs, chances are good that you’ll get them too. Another reason people get varicosities … Continued

What Causes Vein Disease?

Vein disease takes effect over many years or sometimes even decades. It’s different for just about everyone. The one thing we can say for sure is that if vein disease is not addressed, it will get progressively worse. At first, you may see a few cosmetically disturbing, bulging varicose veins. Or you may recognize other … Continued

Young People and Varicose Veins: What Is The Connection?

Most of us think that only older women such as our grandmothers can get embarrassing varicose veins or unsightly spider veins. Not so says vascular surgeon and co-founder of Calcagno & Rossi Vein Treatment Center, Dr. John Rossi. “It’s just not true that only older women or grandmothers get varicose veins,” says Dr. Rossi. “In … Continued

What Causes Varicose Veins – And Why Do You Have Them?

  Actual before/after images of a Calcagno & Rossi patient Just about anyone can get varicose veins. You can be in your 20s and get them from pregnancy. You can be in your 60s and get them from your parents and grandparents. You can be a man or you can be a woman. Here’s what … Continued

What Causes Varicose Veins?

At Calcagno & Rossi Vein Treatment Center, we know that there are a great many causes of varicose veins, from who your parents are to if you’ve had a baby recently to your weight. Let’s explore each one…