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Treating Spider Veins with Sclerotherapy

Dr. Barry Lycka MD - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sclerotherapy is a treatment we offer here at Barry Lycka MD & Associates for clients suffering from unsightly varicose veins, which are commonly known as spider veins. These spider veins appear when a valve becomes blocked, which causes blood vessels to pool rather than flow towards the heart like they’re supposed to by way of…

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Varicose Veins: Causes and Prevention

Dr. Barry Lycka MD - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Varicose veins, or “spider veins”, are veins that have become abnormally thick, enlarged and twisted. Healthy veins are essentially pathways that return blood from other parts of the body back to the heart, and when the tiny valves in these pathways stop working properly, the blockage causes spider veins to form. What Causes Varicose Veins?…

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Sooth Your Skin with Sclerotherapy

Dr. Barry Lycka MD - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Spider veins have been a hot topic at Barry Lycka MD & Associates recently, as the warm summer months often influence people to wear less layers and show more skin. By showing more skin, more people are noticing unsightly spider veins. That’s right – spider veins are not always painful, so sometimes they are harder…

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Stop Varicose Veins in Their Tracks

Tanyka Bonner - Thursday, June 1, 2017

Varicose veins, those pesky inflamed veins that appear blue, red or skin-coloured, are veins that have swollen up and popped up above the skin’s surface. Varicose veins (or spider veins) are typically caused by weak or damaged valves in the veins, as weakened valves can’t prevent blood from flowing backward as it moves from the…

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