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Taking Care of your Veins

You depend on your veins, and when conditions arise that make them uncomfortable or itchy, these symptoms may be indicators of a much more serious problem.


Vein Health

Keeping your veins healthy, combined with treatments option, is a great way to keep you feeling healthy and energized.


Discover how easily you can be free of varicose veins!

Event Information: April 23, 2015 Hunterdon Medical Center auditorium [2 sessions] 3:00pm—4:00pm and 7:30pm—8:30pm Learn more about the treatment of varicose veins from Dr. Glen Tonnessen, Board Certified Cardiovascular Physician at The Vein Institute of Hunterdon. A free vein screening will be performed after the presentation by Dr. Tonnessen and Ladan Abbasi, NP. The event is open for all […]


Spring is a Good Time for Vein Treatment

As springtime arrives with its warm and sunny days, we begin to daydream of skirts, shorts and BBQ’s.  Panic and anxiety can then creep in as our legs are not ready for the world to see. The varicose and spider veins that have been hidden under long pants for the winter are about to be seen. Springtime […]


Treating Varicose Veins

The most common misconception about varicose veins is that people only want treatment because they do not like the way they look cosmetically.  Varicose veins can cause leg fatigue, swelling, and general discomfort. In addition, they can be a warning of long-term health risks including: deep vein thrombosis, blood clots, poor circulation, and leg swelling. Exercise is […]


Understanding the Causes of Varicose Veins

Raised, swollen and often uncomfortable, varicose veins affect both men and women. These thickened, dilated blood vessels don’t control blood flow properly, so instead of blood flowing one way, it flows backward, weakening the vein walls in the process. Patients who suffer from varicose veins may experience symptoms like leg heaviness, swelling, skin darkening, numbness […]


Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Varicose veins are raised, swollen and often uncomfortable blood vessels usually found in the legs. Symptoms may include heaviness, swelling, skin darkening, numbness, aching pain, leg fatigue, itching and/or irritation. Many women first notice varicose veins during pregnancy. While pregnancy does not cause varicose veins, it can worsen its symptoms. Pregnancy increases the amount of […]


What Is the Difference between Varicose and Spider Veins?

When you’re talking about those raised, swollen blood vessels often found on the legs, are you talking about varicose veins or spider veins? Or when you have small, red, purple or blue veins that twist and turn all over the skin, which kind or those? Are varicose and spider veins the same thing? How are […]


Join Us for a Free Seminar

February 16, 2017 Hunterdon Medical Center Auditorium 6:00pm – 7:00pm Learn more about the treatment of varicose veins from Dr. Glen Tonnessen, Board Certified Cardiovascular Physician at The Vein Institute of Hunterdon. A free vein screening will be performed after the presentation by Dr. Tonnessen and Ladan Abbasi, APN. The event is open for all to attend, or you […]


Show Off Your Legs This Spring

Spring 2 months away? How can that be? With warmer weather ahead, shorts, skirts and bathing suits aren’t far behind. Some of us never want to show our legs, no matter how warm it gets! Let this be the summer you finally feel comfortable with how your legs look and feel. Varicose and spider veins can often […]


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