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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 toward the heart. These … Continue reading

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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 2012, these services are only insured … Continue reading

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