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Teenagers and Varicose Veins Those unsightly, knotted veins that appear on the surface of the skin are called varicose veins. They occur when the vein walls weaken, causing blood to pool because it is no longer flowing with consistent pressure … Continue reading

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New OHIP Guidelines for Vein Treatments

New OHIP Guidelines for Vein Treatments Are you familiar with the new OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) regulations on surgical services (ligation/stripping) for the treatment of varicose veins involving the long saphenous and/or short saphenous vein(s)? As of April 1st … Continue reading

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