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Banish Stubborn Fat Bulges with Surgery-Free SculpSure

If you’ve hit your goal weight, but those stubborn fat bulges just won’t seem to go away, SculpSure may be the solution. Learn more about the long-term benefits of SculpSure body contouring at Alabama Vein and Restoration MedSpa.

Oct 9th, 2018
Introducing Our New Esthetician

RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME IS A MEDICAL CONDITION THAT VERY LITTLE IS KNOWN ABOUT. Researchers aren’t sure what causes it, but leading theories suggest venous insufficiency, as well as nerve-related health problems, may be to blame...

Sep 21st, 2018
Let's Learn About Venaseal

AS THE SUMMER MONTHS ARE A TIME WHEN MANY PEOPLE TAKE VACATIONS, IT IS A GOOD TIME TO GET VEINS TREATED. Today, we are decoding the facts about one of the latest minimally invasive technology offerings at the Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa: VenaSeal™...

Sep 20th, 2018
Keep Your Skin Feeling Young and Vibrant

IF YOU’RE GOING THROUGH HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY, YOU’RE LIKELY FEELING YOUNGER AND MORE ENERGIZED. This means you need a skincare routine that keeps your skin looking as young as you feel. That being said, the skin is very sensitive, so it’s...

Sep 15th, 2018
Varithena Now Offered at AVC!

LATEST FDA APPROVED VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT VARITHENA! Varithena is the latest FDA approved treatment that is minimally invasive and non-surgical to treat your Varicose Veins! (no incisions required) We are one of the first adopters in Alabama...

Sep 14th, 2018
Simple Steps to Stop Varicose Veins from Getting Worse

AT THE ALABAMA VEIN CENTER, WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP PATIENTS FIND MORE SELF-CONFIDENCE WHEN IT COMES TO THEIR VARICOSE VEINS. Prevention is always the best solution, however, most of us aren’t thinking about varicose veins until they start...

Sep 12th, 2018
3 Way to Manage Stress as you Age

AS WE GET OLDER, THERE ARE MORE THINGS TO WORRY ABOUT TOO. As we get older, there are more things to worry about too. In addition to managing your health, there’s retirement to think about, not to mention home improvements, family events, and more...

Sep 12th, 2018
Don't Worry About Recovering from Venous Treatment!

ANYTIME YOU HAVE A PROCEDURE OF ANY KIND, YOU CAN PRETTY MUCH EXPECT THERE TO BE SOME KIND OF A RECOVERY PERIOD. While most of the treatments we offer at the Alabama Vein Centers are simple outpatient procedures, they do bring with them a recovery...

Sep 10th, 2018
Caution: Hot Flashes Ahead?

AS WE GET OLDER, OUR BODIES CHANGE IN A VARIETY OF WAYS. One of the most common side effects of aging is a decline in hormone production. This leads to menopause, a natural part of a woman’s reproductive lifecycle, but also an uncomfortable one....

Sep 9th, 2018
Spider Vein Treatments

WHAT ARE SPIDER VEINS? Spider Veins are usually a web of blue and red thread like veins that are usually in patches scattered about the legs. Spider Veins essentially pose no health threat, although the underlying cause of spider viens...

Sep 8th, 2018
What is Microphlebectomy?

ARE YOU ONE OF THE MILLIONS OF AMERICANS LIVING WITH VARICOSE VEINS? Not only are veins noticeable from an aesthetics perspective, in some cases, they have the potential to also lead to more serious health problems like chronic venous insufficiency...

Sep 7th, 2018
Who Should Consider Hormone Therapy?

IF YOU ARE A WOMAN WHO IS GETTING OLDER OR EXPERIENCING THE RESULTS OF AGING.. If you are a woman who is getting older or experiencing the results of aging, hormone replacement therapy is probably something that has either been recommended...

Sep 6th, 2018
SkinPen Treatment at Alabama Vein Center

Alabama Vein Center is now introducing SkinPenII, a revolutionary new face and neck treatment device that uses your skin's natural ability to heal itself- all with little or no downtime! Remarkably effective for Scars: acne, trauma...

Sep 5th, 2018
Prepping for Spider Vein Treatment is No Problem!

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT TREATMENT FOR SPIDER VEINS? Though generally harmless, these hair-thin blemishes can be unsightly and uncomfortable for some, and cause one to want to cover up. If you’ve thought about getting them treated or are simply...

Sep 3rd, 2018
Are Your Hormones Balanced?

OUR BODIES ARE CONSTANTLY CHANGING AND SOMETIMES THINGS JUST DON’T WORK AS WELL AS THEY USED TO. You might think that you just have to accept the aging process, and while that’s partially true, there are things you can do to feel better...

Sep 1st, 2018
Make Sure Your Legs are Ready for the Beach

BEACH WEATHER WILL BE HERE BEFORE WE KNOW IT AND, WITH THAT, PLENTY OF FUN IN THE SUN, SEASIDE STROLLS AND SAND BETWEEN OUT TOES. While for some long walks on the beach may sound dreamy, for those with varicose veins the thought of baring our legs may...

Aug 30th, 2018
Are You Enjoying Your Retirement?

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU REGULARLY FEEL DROWSY OR TIRED? Retirement should be an exciting time. After years of hard work and dedication, you finally have time to yourself and a nest egg to support your interests. Whether you plan on hiking...

Aug 25th, 2018
Get Your Leg Veins Back in Shape!

WANT HEALTHIER LEGS? At Alabama Vein Center, We offer many treatments to aid you in having healthier legs which can help you live a more active life. When you don’t have pain in your legs or leg swelling from venous insufficiency you can...

Aug 23rd, 2018
Don't Ignore Your Symptoms

THERE ARE TIMES WHEN IT IS EASIER TO ADMIT THAT YOU NEED MEDICAL TREATMENT THAN OTHERS. For example, if you’re running a fever or have broken a bone, you quite likely are going to address those issues and take the appropriate steps to heal from them...

Aug 18th, 2018
Probability of Vein Disorder

WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY OF ME HAVING A VEIN DISORDER? Probably not the typical question you might ask yourself when you are running a million errands or working all day. But it should be something worth thinking about as you get older...

Aug 16th, 2018
Sclerotherapy Recovery Explained

SOMETIMES THE RECOVERY PROCESS OF A MEDICAL PROCEDURE CAN PROVE JUST AS DAUNTING TO THINK ABOUT AS THE PROCEDURE ITSELF. We understand. The road to recovery can be long. Of course, you are most likely aware of the benefits you will feel eventually...

Aug 15th, 2018
Costs of Varicose Vein Treatment?

CONCERNED ABOUT OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES? Would you like to experience healthy, beautiful, pain free legs again but you are concerned about the out of pocket expenses? Most health insurance plans and Medicare cover the cost of the majority...

Aug 13th, 2018
Microphlebectomy: Deceptively Simple

IF YOU ARE NEEDING SOME MAJOR HELP FOR YOUR VARICOSE VEINS, you may be able to resolve any problems with a simple, outpatient surgical procedure called microphlebectomy. Yes, this word does seem intimidating! However, the procedure is not...

Aug 11th, 2018
Don't Delay Treating a Vein Disorder

IT’S EASY TO PUT OFF DOING SOMETHING FOR YOURSELF, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO OUR HEALTH. However, when it comes to vein disorders, waiting for treatment may end up causing side effects that could impact overall quality of life...

Aug 10th, 2018
Are Compression Socks the Right Choice?

CAN YOU TELL THAT MAYBE IT’S TIME YOU CONSIDER SEEKING HELP TO MANAGE A VENOUS DISORDER, BUT ARE NERVOUS TO DO ANYTHING THAT MAY INCLUDE INJECTIONS? There is no need to go into worry overdrive. You may be an ideal candidate to use compression therapy...

Aug 9th, 2018
Spider Vein Ankle Treatment Video

Alabama Vein Center - Video of us performing Sclerotherapy on the ankle area for the removal of spider veins. This treatment can be done with little to no downtime and usually after the first treatment there is a noticeable improvement...

Aug 7th, 2018
What is Sclerotherapy?

DO YOU HAVE SPIDER OR VARICOSE VEINS? Have you ever wondered what your options are for treating these, or what the names of the treatments mean? Understanding your treatment options and what exactly they entail can bring greater confidence...

Aug 6th, 2018
Threading: A Stitch in Time Saves...?

SO WHEN IT COMES TO “THREADING” AS A MEANS OF REMOVING FACIAL HAIR, HOW MUCH TIME DOES IT ACTUALLY SAVE? The answer is 6 – as in 6 weeks! In other words, if done correctly, you won’t have to repeat this process for a full month and a half...

Aug 5th, 2018
Feeling a Bit Weighed Down Lately?

Like you’re carrying around a 300-lb boulder on your back? First off, it’s one of life’s natural consequences that as we grow older, our energy levels decrease. We don’t seem to have the ability to put in those all-nighters to finish important...

Aug 1st, 2018