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What Should I Do Before Getting My Spider Veins Treated? Feb 11th, 2020

Did you know that about 60% of people develop unsightly spider veins throughout their lifetime? Spider veins may not cause serious medical complications, but they may make you self-conscious about showing your skin.  At Hamptons Vein & Vascular in Rutherford and Westfield, New Jersey, we understand the frustration unattractive spider...

Myths About Varicose Veins You Shouldn’t Believe Jan 21st, 2020

Varicose veins are a common vascular problem surrounded by many myths that can cause fear and delay or prevent treatment. Dr. Rashmi Sharma, a board-certified vascular surgeon at Hamptons Vein & Vascular, can help you distinguish between the facts and fiction that surround varicose veins and help you decide which...

How Treating Big, Blue Varicose Veins Can Improve Your Vascular Health Dec 24th, 2019

Varicose veins are big, bulging, twisted, blue-ish veins in your legs. If you have them, you’re not alone, because one in five adults suffers from varicose veins.  Most often, patients with varicose veins complain about their appearance. But varicose veins are a type of venous disease, and their presence can...

Do You Suffer From Leg Swelling? It Could be a Sign of venous insufficiency Nov 30th, 2019

Do you suffer from leg swelling, itching, pain, or restlessness? You could have venous insufficiency, a condition that affects some 40% of Americans. If undiagnosed and untreated, this condition can lead to serious complications.  At Hamptons Vein and Vascular with locations in Westfield and Rutherford, New Jersey, Dr. Rashmi Sharma...

What Causes Spider Veins and How Can I Get Rid of Them? Oct 31st, 2019

Do you have visible spider veins? These blue and purple patterns on your legs can make you hesitant to wear shorts or skirts. Thankfully, there’s a safe, effective solution to spider veins that can give you back your self-confidence and your stylish wardrobe. At Hamptons Vein and Vascular with locations...

Your Varicose Veins May Be More Than Just a Cosmetic Problem Sep 18th, 2019

Varicose veins are impossible to miss. These gnarled, bulging, dark purple and blue veins become the most noticeable feature of your legs and a cosmetic embarrassment — one of the reasons many patients come to Hamptons Vein & Vascular for treatment. Another reason our patients come in for varicose vein...