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Will Laser Tattoo Removal Hurt? Apr 14th, 2021

Tattoos may be popular, but tattoo removal is even more popular. The tattoo industry grows by about 10% per year, while tattoo removal services are growing at the rate of about 18% per year. Back in 2015, about 25% of those with tattoos regretted at least one of them. That...

Medical Conditions that Fuel Varicose Veins Mar 12th, 2021

Varicose veins are damaged veins. Faulty valves, which should push blood forward and up toward the heart, aren’t able to keep the blood moving forward. Instead, the blood flows backward for a time, pooling behind the broken valve, a condition known as venous reflux. The excess blood balloons and twists...

How RF Ablation Treats Your Varicose Veins Feb 15th, 2021

Those ugly, painful varicose veins. You can strip them away, inject them away, or eliminate them with radiofrequency (RF) energy. While vein expert Jeffrey Gosin, MD is experienced with all means of varicose vein removal, he and our team at Shore Vascular and Vein Center recommend RF ablation to permanently...

How Laser for Spider Veins Works Jan 7th, 2021

If you have spider veins on your face, legs, or elsewhere, they aren’t doing you any good and may be interfering with your self-esteem. Spider veins (aka telangiectasias) are broken or overly dilated capillaries that can’t perform their job anymore.  At Shore Vascular and Vein Center in Somers Point, New...

Can Anything Be Done about My Facial Veins? Dec 13th, 2020

Spider veins and other visible veins on your face are a common, if unwanted, affliction. You’re more likely to develop facial veins if you’re over age 50, but they can occur at any time.   At Shore Vascular and Vein Center in Somers Point, New Jersey, founder Jeffrey Gosin, MD and...

Dealing with Varicose Veins while Pregnant Nov 6th, 2020

Varicose veins are blood vessels whose valves no longer work properly. So, when you see bulging, ugly blue and purple veins on your legs, they’re not just an eyesore, they’re a sign that your circulation isn’t as healthy as it could be.  Healthy veins pump deoxygenated blood up toward your...

How the Pico Genesis™ Laser System Can Rejuvenate Your Sun-Damaged Skin Oct 2nd, 2020

You probably spent a lot of time outdoors this spring and summer, trading your gym time for beach time and park time. If you remembered to wear your sunscreen from morning till night, and protected yourself with wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses, good for you! You’re taking excellent care of your...

Keep Your Summer Body into the Fall with WarmSculpting™ with SculpSure® Sep 8th, 2020

You were so good this summer: You stayed active by swimming, boating, and walking by the shore. You snacked on the in-season fresh fruits and salads. But fall’s here, and so are holiday treats and bulky sweaters that can hide an expanding midsection.   Don’t give up your sleek summer...

Laser Tattoo Removal: Say Toodaloo to Your Tattoo Aug 20th, 2020

Almost 25% of people who get tattoos regret at least one of them, according to a 2015 Harris Poll. That’s a lot of people with ink on their skin they’d like to erase. If you’ve started regretting a tattoo — whether you got it last week or 10 years ago...

Tips for Exercising with Peripheral Artery Disease Jul 7th, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 8.5 million women and men aged 40 and up in the United States have peripheral artery disease (PAD). You develop PAD if your arteries are clogged and damaged by fatty deposits called plaque. Regular exercise improves your arterial and...

6 Troubling Skin Conditions that Pico Genesis™ Treats Jun 24th, 2020

Living by the Jersey shore has a lot of benefits, but being so near the beach can also wreak havoc on your skin. Even if you were born with a clear and radiant skin tone, too much sun may have left you with brown spots, wrinkles, and sagging skin on...

Using Radiofrequency Energy to Minimize Varicose Veins May 28th, 2020

According to the NIH, about 20% of adults in the United States will develop large, twisted varicose veins on their legs. Though women are more susceptible to varicose veins, men develop them, too. They’re more common as you age, but you may find yourself with varicose veins even when you’re...

Get Summer Ready with Noninvasive Body Contouring Apr 28th, 2020

You’re absolutely committed to your health, and so you eat a diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits, and exercise regularly, no matter what. Despite all of your dedication, though, you still have a few stubborn inches of fat that you’d like to just melt away in time for bathing...

What Does Laser Tattoo Removal Feel Like? Mar 10th, 2020

You really regret your tattoo. Join the club: 25% of women and men (well, actually, more of them are men) who have tattoos feel just like you do.  But you don’t want to make another mistake. You’ve heard that tattoo removal is painful and takes a really long time. Do...

How to Reduce Stubborn Fat Feb 1st, 2020

You may have worked for months or years to achieve your dream figure by losing excess pounds and building more fat-burning muscle mass. And yet, after all your hard work, you’re still left with frustrating rolls of fat around your middle, thighs, back, or chin. Exercise-resistant fat is a common...

Getting Rid of Spider Veins: Valuable Benefits Jan 6th, 2020

Spider veins, while not a serious medical concern, can make you self-conscious about your body. But while you may be avoiding getting treatment for spider veins because you think the benefits are small, consider the many advantages associated with the two types of spider vein treatments used at our clinic....

Spotting the Warning Signs of Vascular Disease Dec 1st, 2019

Vascular disease is any condition that affects the veins or arteries outside your heart. Problems with your circulatory system can be life-threatening.  Dr. Jeffrey Gosin and his staff at Shore Vascular and Vein Center are experienced in recognizing the symptoms of vascular diseases. As the rates of obesity and Type...

Finish Off Your Weight Loss Journey with WarmSculpting™ with SculpSure® Nov 1st, 2019

Have you been following your doctor or nutritionist’s advice, losing weight the smart way with diet and exercise, but are bothered by fat pockets that won’t go away? It’s frustrating — you know you’re almost there, but you still don’t have the body appearance you’ve been dreaming of. Don’t worry...

What Is Sclerotherapy? Oct 1st, 2019

Looking for a nonsurgical solution for visible spider veins? While spider veins aren’t dangerous to your health like varicose veins are, the blue and purple patterns on your legs can make you hesitant to wear shorts or skirts. Thankfully, there is a safe, proven solution that can literally dissolve spider...

How Does Tattoo Removal Actually Work? Sep 1st, 2019

What’s that saying? — “Young, dumb, and broke.”  Most of us have embodied that entire phrase at some point or another (that’s just life), and many of us regrettably got inked during our “young, dumb, and broke” phase.  But as it (thankfully) turns out, none of us have to live...

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Facial Veins in the Future Aug 1st, 2019

Whether you call them facial veins, spider veins, or broken capillaries, there’s nothing fun about these annoying red splotches. While there are effective treatments, it can often take time to get rid of them. With that in mind, it’s better to prevent their development in the first place. Some people...

Are Spider Veins a Health Risk? Jul 1st, 2019

Spider veins, a milder version of varicose veins, are actually extremely common among women, especially among those who become pregnant, who are older, who struggle with obesity, or who have demanding jobs that require a lot of standing, like nursing.  Many people who experience problems with spider veins wonder if...

3 Amazing Benefits of the New PICO Genesis Laser for Skin Rejuvenation Jun 14th, 2019

If you have pigmentation issues, such as sun spots or age spots, you may not be happy with the way you look and wish there was a way to make the spots disappear. Now there is. We’re proud to offer the PICO Genesis™ laser for a remarkable treatment that rejuvenates...

How SculpSure Works to Give You the Body You Want Without Painful Surgery May 1st, 2019

Do you have stubborn body fat that just won’t budge despite your best efforts? If you eat healthy, exercise, and get enough sleep but don’t see any results, you may even want to give up on your healthy lifestyle. But wait — SculpSure may be your solution to finally busting...

excel V Laser: Innovative Technology That Can Effectively Treat Spider Veins Apr 8th, 2019

Do your legs feature a network of spidery veins that crisscross your skin in every direction? If so, you’re in good company — millions of adults in the United States have spider veins on their lower extremities. While not necessarily dangerous, these veins can be unsightly, marring the surface of...

Get Rid of Those Unsightly Veins Before Summer Mar 1st, 2019

Spider and varicose veins occur when the one-way valves in your veins falter and fail to push blood back to your heart. These puffy, tangled veins that crawl up your legs can make you feel self-conscious and uncomfortable. Blood pools in the veins and appears as the swollen bulges of...

Sculpsure: Start Treatment Now and be Swimsuit Ready by June Feb 4th, 2019

Sure, it’s deep into winter and the beach is months and miles away. But you’re in the gym daily and watching what you eat, doing everything you can now to be ready for an endless summer. Despite the disciplined regimen, your body isn’t completely on board with the plan. You’re...

Suffering From Tattoo Regret? Removal Has Never Been Easier Jan 16th, 2019

Getting a tattoo may seem like a great idea in the heat of the moment, but it often becomes a source of regret over time. For men and women in Somers Point, New Jersey, our team at Shore Vascular & Vein Center, under the leadership of Dr. Jeffrey Gosin, offers...

Why Winter is a Prime Time for Treating Varicose and Spider Veins Dec 15th, 2018

Varicose and spider veins indicate that you have damage in the tiny, one-way valves in the veins that help push blood back to the heart. Spider and varicose veins result when the valves don’t work properly and blood flows backward and pools in the vein, putting pressure on its walls....

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LASER TATTOO REMOVAL May 31st, 2018

Q: How Does Laser Tattoo Removal work? Tattoo ink is viewed as a foreign material by the body. The body’s immune system is constantly trying to eliminate that ink. However, the ink particles are too large to be removed. Laser energy is absorbed by the tattoo ink and breaks that...

WHO IS AT RISK FOR VARICOSE VEINS? May 4th, 2018

Vein disease is the most common vascular condition that exists. In fact, diseases of the veins are 10 times more common than diseases of the arteries. The most common type of vein disease that individuals experience are varicose veins. Varicose veins appear as large protruding veins that occur most commonly on the...

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL MYTHS Apr 27th, 2018

Myth: Colored Ink Cannot Be Removed Fact: While it is true that colored inks are often more difficult to remove than dark ink, ink of many different colors can be effectively removed with laser. It is important to select a provider who has the correct wavelengths of laser available to treat...

WHAT IS THE ENLIGHTEN 3 LASER AND WHY IS IT BETTER? Apr 20th, 2018

One of the first things that many individuals discover when exploring options to have their tattoo removed is that there are many different centers available to perform that treatment. One of the differences between many centers is the type of laser, or lasers, used to remove tattoos. Not all lasers...

VARICOSE VEINS: CAUSES AND TREATMENTS Apr 10th, 2018

Varicose veins are large protruding veins on the legs. They are the most common vascular condition that exists. While many people are aware of the appearance of varicose veins, not everyone is aware that they may represent an underlying medical condition caused by weakened vein valves. There are also new...

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN SELECTING A DOCTOR Mar 30th, 2018

Millions of individuals have tattoos. Unfortunately, over time, many of those individuals come to regret their decision to get a tattoo and want to have the tattoo removed. In fact, laser tattoo removal is one of the most common aesthetic procedures performed. If you are one of these individuals and...

SPIDER VEINS: WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW THEY ARE TREATED Mar 23rd, 2018

Millions of people notice the appearance of tiny purple lines on their legs. They are one of the most common conditions that we see at Shore Vascular & Vein Center. Some people only notice a few of them scattered over the legs. In other people there are many dense dark...

MYTHS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS – CONTINUED Mar 16th, 2018

There are many myths surrounding the significance, causes and treatment options for varicose veins. In a previous article we wrote about some of those varicose vein myths, and explained the real facts. In this article, we will expand upon those myths, and explain the real facts surrounding other common misconceptions about...

COMMON REASONS PEOPLE WANT TATTOO REMOVAL Feb 21st, 2018

Millions of individuals have tattoos. Unfortunately, over time, many of those people come to regret their decision to get a tattoo and want to have the tattoo removed. In fact, our Enlighten laser tattoo removal is one of the most common aesthetic procedures performed. There are many reasons that people ultimately come...

HOW TO SELECT A DOCTOR TO TREAT YOUR VARICOSE VEINS Feb 14th, 2018

You wouldn’t call a plumber to fix your electricity. Likewise, you wouldn’t call a carpenter to fix your air-conditioning. The same principle applies to your healthcare. You wouldn’t go to an eye doctor to treat your heart or a dermatologist to treat your lungs. So why wouldn’t you seek the...

5 MYTHS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS Feb 7th, 2018

Myth: Varicose Veins are Just a Cosmetic Problem Fact: Many people incorrectly believe that varicose veins are just a cosmetic problem. While there certainly is a cosmetic element to varicose veins, a vascular surgeon knows they are often more than just cosmetic. Varicose veins are commonly caused by weakened valves in leg...

FACTORS THAT DETERMINE THE SUCCESS OF YOUR TATTOO REMOVAL Jan 28th, 2018

When it comes to the success of your tattoo removal, there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration. This includes the size of the tattoo, the location, color and the density of the tattoo ink, to name a few. While there are many other factors in addition...

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT Nov 25th, 2017

One of the most common concerns among individuals with varicose veins relates to the cost of treatment. Some people never seek varicose vein treatment because they are afraid that treatment will not be covered by their health insurance. This belief is often incorrect. Even though varicose veins cause a visible,...

NOT ALL LASER TATTOO REMOVAL IS CREATED EQUAL Nov 11th, 2017

For people who have gotten tattoos, the intent was for the tattoo to be permanent. However, many people with tattoos, at some point in time, change their mind and no longer want the tattoo. In fact, surveys show that as many as 25% of people who have tattoos no longer...

HOW LASERS CAN REMOVE TATTOOS Mar 24th, 2017

It is estimated that as many as 25% of American adults have one or more tattoos. When they got those tattoos, the intent was for them to be permanent. However, as is often the case, people’s situations can change over time and many people eventually don’t want that permanent tattoo anymore. The...

NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO HAVE YOUR VARICOSE VEINS TREATED Mar 10th, 2017

People frequently ask if one particular time of year is better than others to have varicose vein removal Ocean County NJ. While we are able to treat veins at any time, during any season, the winter is often the most convenient and preferable season for many people. There are multiple...

INTRODUCING ENLIGHTEN III - THE NEWEST LASER TO REMOVE TATTOOS OF ALL COLORS Feb 10th, 2017

Shore Vascular & Vein Center, the region’s leader in laser tattoo removal Ocean County NJ, is pleased to be the first center in the entire Delaware Valley to offer the brand new, Enlighten III laser!  Back in 2015, they were the first center to offer what was, at that time, the latest...

ENLIGHTEN LASER FOR TATTOO REMOVAL IN THE PRESS Feb 6th, 2017

For those experiencing tattoo regret and contemplating laser tattoo removal, you are not alone. Many celebrities have increased the popularity of tattoos. They have also increased awareness of sometimes regretting those tattoos and having them removed. This is an interesting read from Observer about the topic of tattoo regret and new options...

WHAT’S NEW IN THE TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS Jan 20th, 2017

Shore Vascular & Vein Center is committed to providing the latest, state-of-the-art treatments to their patients.  When new treatments become available for varicose vein removal New Jersey, they investigate those treatments for safety, effectiveness, patient experience, cost and other important factors. The team at Shore Vascular and Vein Center then make that information...

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL COST AND CONCERNS Jan 17th, 2017

One of the most common questions related to laser tattoo removal that we are asked is, “How much will it cost to remove my tattoo?” The answer to that question depends on many factors and is impossible to know with 100% accuracy in the very beginning. In this article we...

HOW TO GET RID OF THOSE PESKY SPIDER VEINS Dec 16th, 2016

Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, are small, thin veins in the skin that usually appear pink or red in color and affect millions of people. They will often occur in clusters, which can give them the appearance of a bruise. They most commonly occur on the legs, but spider...

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING LASER TATTOO REMOVAL TREATMENT Dec 2nd, 2016

People often ask what the experience of laser tattoo removal treatment will be like. How long does treatment last? Does it hurt? Is there any preparation needed? Is there a lot of special care required following treatment? The time that it takes to perform laser tattoo removal treatment is related...

THE TOP FIVE REASONS PEOPLE WANT THEIR TATTOO REMOVED Oct 21st, 2016

It is estimated that 25% of all people who have gotten tattoos will change their mind and want tattoo removal.  At Shore Vascular & Vein Center, a  leading center for laser treatment of vascular conditions and tattoo removal, we see this every day.  The reasons that people no longer want their...

IHEART RADIO INTERVIEW WITH DR. GOSIN ON LASER TATTOO REMOVAL Oct 17th, 2016

Listen to Dr. Gosin’s iHeart Radio interview above, and read below for a refresher on how Dr. Gosin can help you end your tattoo regret: Tattoo regret is something that numerous individuals are acquainted with. This happens when they no longer need a tattoo. Perhaps the tattoo helps them to remember...

INTERVIEW WITH DR. GOSIN ON SNJ TODAY Oct 14th, 2016

Dr. Gosin on SNJ Today and read below for a refresher on how Dr. Gosin and Shore Vascular and Vein Center can help you with treating Varicose Veins: We’re halfway through summer, however the “risk” of varicose veins isn’t precisely over. You may have possessed the capacity to abstain from...

HOW LONG WILL THE TATTOO REMOVAL PROCESS LAST? Jul 8th, 2016

“How many sessions will it take to remove my tattoo?” This is one of the most common questions that people ask when they consider laser tattoo removal. Unfortunately, answering this isn’t easy since every tattoo is unique.  Anyone can look at a tattoo and measure the size and notice the...

HOW DO YOU TREAT VARICOSE VEINS? Jul 1st, 2016

If you have visible varicose veins, you probably already know how bad they can get and how they might negatively affect your self-confidence. These reasons alone are usually enough for someone to seek treatment. Add them to the fact that varicose veins can cause several symptoms (such as leg pain,...

THE HISTORY OF LASER TATTOO REMOVAL TECHNOLOGY Jul 1st, 2016

Picosecond lasers are currently the state-of-the-art treatment for tattoo removal. Here at Shore Vascular and Vein Center, we offer the enlighten picosecond laser tattoo removal in the Atlantic County, Cape May County and Ocean County, NJ area.  It’s highly effective and with it we can remove most tattoos in the shortest amount of time...

BENEFITS OF LASER TATTOO REMOVAL Jun 24th, 2016

Tattoo regret is something that many people are familiar with. This happens when they no longer want a tattoo. Maybe the tattoo reminds them of a previous relationship or a period in their life that was fun at the time but now they want to forget. Tattoo regret can also...

SPIDER AND VARICOSE VEINS: WHAT HAPPENS IF THEY ARE LEFT UNTREATED? Jun 24th, 2016

Spider veins and varicose veins are sometimes viewed as being unsightly and can cause some people to feel self-conscious about their appearance or even look down on themselves. Unfortunately, the effects of these conditions go beyond emotions. If you have spider veins or varicose veins (or both), you have to...

THE BEFORE AND AFTER OF LASER TATTOO REMOVAL: HOW TO PREPARE AND WHAT TO EXPECT Apr 6th, 2016

Years ago, getting rid of a tattoo was something that was close to impossible. Fortunately, the technology of laser tattoo removal was developed, so people can now remove any unwanted body art with relative ease. But, if you’re planning to undergo this procedure, take note that there are several things...

5 TYPES OF TATTOOS YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER REMOVING Apr 4th, 2016

Many tattoos are works of art. They let the wearer express his or her personality, record important life milestones, or show affection towards loved ones while decorating the body with intricate shapes and meaningful images. But there are also tattoos that aren’t so pleasant to look at. They can result...

HOW DOES LASER TATTOO REMOVAL WORK? Mar 31st, 2016

Getting a tattoo is difficult, but getting it off is much harder. Fortunately, you can make this process easier by opting for laser tattoo removal services. To understand how laser tattoo removal works, you first have to understand how tattooing works. Basically, when you get a tattoo, the needles inject ink to...

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL: THE STORY BEHIND THE TREATMENTS Mar 18th, 2016

If you have investigated laser tattoo removal, you probably already know that it involves a series of treatments.  It is not a “one and done.”  But why is that the case?  How long do I need to wait between treatments?  Is there any special care needed between treatments?  These are...

5 THINGS TO EXPECT BEFORE, DURING & AFTER YOUR VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT Mar 15th, 2016

Each time we perform a varicose vein removal procedure, it’s a little different since each of our patients is unique. However, one thing stays consistent: the quality and care Shore Vascular & Vein Center gives everyone we treat. Friendly Faces When you call (609) 927-VEIN (8346), you’ll immediately be speaking with one...

HOW TATTOOS WORK – IS THERE A WAY TO PERMANENTLY ERASE THEM? Mar 8th, 2016

Did you know that the first tattoos date back to the roots of our civilization, or more precisely, more than 6,000 years ago? That being said, tattoos are an art that has been popular for thousands of years, and will continue to remain such. But just because tattoos have been...

3 REASONS NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME FOR VARICOSE VEIN REMOVAL Mar 4th, 2016

When it comes to showing off your legs, visions of lying on the beach at the Jersey Shore or strolling down the avenues of summer Farmers Markets may come to mind. However, now, even in the dead of winter, is the perfect time to start considering varicose veins and spider...

3 THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A TATTOO REMOVAL SPECIALIST Feb 24th, 2016

As with any procedure, your choice of a specialist to remove your tattoo is very important. You might not be aware, that depending upon which center you visit, the person who actually performs the tattoo removal procedure might not even be a physician. In addition, there is great variability between...

TOP FIVE BIGGEST TATTOO REMOVAL QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Feb 22nd, 2016

Many people have questions regarding tattoo removal. Since every tattoo is different, in order to obtain specific answers regarding your tattoo it is best to make an appointment with a specialist and have your particular situation evaluated. Dr. Jeffrey Gosin at Shore Vascular & Vein Center provides FREE consultations. You can call...

TREATING VASCULAR ISSUES BEYOND VARICOSE VEINS Jan 27th, 2016

Surprisingly enough, not all vascular problems result in varicose veins or spider veins. Quite often, most vascular issues go unnoticed or undiagnosed because they don’t have any visible symptoms. Our doctor, Dr. Jeffrey Gosin does far more than safely and painlessly remove varicose and spider veins.  As part of his...

PROCESS OF LASER TATTOO REMOVAL Jan 18th, 2016

Laser tattoo removal has become more and more popular as so many people are getting tattoos. Many people been there.  They see “that” tattoo and relive that moment and regret  of ever going to get the tattoo in the first place. Luckily though, the Enlighten Laser tattoo removal system (which...

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU DECIDE ON LASER TATTOO REMOVAL Dec 28th, 2015

If you have recently decided to get a tattoo removed from your body, you likely are wondering what the experience will be like. How long will it take? Will it hurt? How long before I see results? Is there any special preparation that is needed prior to the treatment and...

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL EXPLAINED Dec 23rd, 2015

While the most commonly used (and most effective) way to get rid of unwanted tattoos, laser tattoo removal may still seem a little sci-fi to most people. Pico second laser tattoo removal uses advanced technology to remove tattoos by delivering energy over very short time intervals. The laser energy is...

A LITTLE INTRODUCTION TO VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Dec 22nd, 2015

Venous insufficiency can sound like a frightening or dramatic issue, but it is simply a term for when your veins aren’t working as well as they should. It happens when the valves in the veins don’t function properly. This allows the force of gravity to cause blood to pool in...

SAFELY REMOVE YOUR FACIAL SPIDER VEINS & ROSACEA AND STOP HIDING DURING HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES Dec 18th, 2015

Spider veins in your legs can be uncomfortable and distracting enough, but thankfully winter weather means you can live in warm pants or cozy legwarmers and at least hide the problem (until summer). While we think winter is actually an exceptional time for varicose vein removal and spider vein removal...

EVER WONDER HOW LASER TATTOO REMOVAL REALLY WORKS? Dec 16th, 2015

While the exact science behind laser tattoo removal can get a little complicated, we know our patients who are considering the ink removal procedure are still more than a little curious as to how it works. Breaking it down simply though, the enlighten™ laser system we use is a “picosecond...

VARICOSE VEINS TO DVT, HOW SHORE VASCULAR & VEIN CENTER CAN HELP YOU WITH VENOUS PROBLEMS Dec 14th, 2015

We go on and on about how varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic problem and how their symptoms can actually be serious and lead to worse problems. One of those worse problems is deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is the formation of a blood clot within a deep vein – deep within...

SHORE VASCULAR & VEIN CENTER CAN HELP YOU GET RID OF EMBARRASSING TATTOOS Nov 25th, 2015

Maybe the name of a temporary love now haunts you permanently, or you are looking to get hired at a more conservative company that doesn’t allow any visible tattoos. Perhaps you got “tatted up” to represent an organization you’re no longer associated with. Or maybe, unfortunately for you, “No Regerts”...

DR. GOSIN SHARES THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO GET RID OF VARICOSE VEINS Nov 19th, 2015

Quite often, society associates leg problems with unhealthy lifestyles (think cellulite). But there are some issues, like varicose veins, that crop up despite regular activity. Some people are in constant motion throughout the day, constantly moving around for work, going to the gym, running, or doing other types of exercise...

WILL I BE INSURED? SHORE VASCULAR & VEIN CENTER ANSWERS YOUR INSURANCE QUESTIONS Nov 11th, 2015

Our patients often ask about health insurance coverage for varicose vein treatment.  Many people who visit our Somers Point, New Jersey office do not initially realize that insurance companies will often cover the cost of varicose vein treatment. While varicose veins might be unsightly, they actually are far more than just a...

HOW TO FIND THE BEST VEIN SPECIALIST IN NEW JERSEY Oct 30th, 2015

After months (maybe even years) or deliberating and procrastinating, you’ve finally made the decision to get treatment for your varicose or spider veins. But now what? We’re sure you’ve done your research, and maybe even know all about the history of vein treatment methods, but choosing a phlebologist, or vein specialist, isn’t as...

5 REASONS TO STOP PUTTING OFF YOUR VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT Oct 27th, 2015

Those pesky varicose veins have been plaguing you for a while, maybe even years, but you still refuse to get rid of your varicose veins. You may even have a laundry list of excuses to keep putting it off. It’s true we’re getting into the colder months, and your legs...

A QUICK LESSON ON HOW LEG VEINS ARE SUPPOSED TO WORK Oct 21st, 2015

As we’ve previously discussed, there are several factors and causes of varicose veins. Thankfully though, when these annoying, unpleasant, uncomfortable guys pop up there are several varicose vein treatment methods that quickly alleviate the problem. To give our clients a better understanding of the issues, we thought we’d share this video on how veins...

TAKING CARE OF THE COSMETIC ISSUES INVOLVED WITH SPIDER VEINS Oct 16th, 2015

Normally our blog posts cover varicose vein treatments (in the legs), but varicose veins aren’t the only kind that pop up. As serious as varicose veins symptoms can be, spider veins can also cause frustration (although they’re usually less uncomfortable than their bulging counterparts). While spider veins – just like varicose veins...

5 BIGGEST VARICOSE VEIN MYTHS, BUSTED Oct 2nd, 2015

There are a lot of myths out there involving varicose veins and spider veins, what causes them, their treatment methods and so much more. We’re busting some of the most common myths we’ve heard over the years of working in the industry. Myth 1: Varicose veins are purely a cosmetic...

THE LOW-DOWN ON VARICOSE AND SPIDER VEINS: WE ANSWER YOUR MOST COMMON QUESTIONS Sep 27th, 2015

Varicose veins, spider veins and vein disease can become complicated terms. “What causes varicose veins? How do I get rid of spider veins? Is varicose vein removal painful?” When we first meet with a new patient, they typically have numerous questions regarding the condition. If you’ve been keeping up with...

HOW TO (ALMOST) PREVENT VARICOSE VEINS FROM POPPING UP Sep 25th, 2015

We’ve already delved into what causes varicose veins, so you may know that most factors that will determine whether or not you’re affected by the ailment, can’t be controlled. These uncontrolled causes include gender, age and family medical history. Thankfully though, there are factors you can do something about, so if you find...

THE (KIND OF GRUESOME) HISTORY OF VARICOSE VEIN REMOVAL Sep 16th, 2015

While today’s treatments for varicose veins are actually very much non-invasive, that wasn’t always the case. In fact varicose vein treatments and spider vein treatments have come a long way. People have been suffering from varicose veins for thousands and thousands of years though, in fact, “varicose” comes from a...

5 WAYS TO ENJOY THE LAST BIT OF SUMMER IN ATLANTIC CITY Sep 15th, 2015

We have a little under a month left of summer (the first day of Fall is September 23), and we hope you’ve been taking full advantage of the sun. Whether or not you feel completely confident with your body, or specifically your legs, there are so many great sun-filled activities...

SPIDER VEINS AREN’T JUST COSMETIC, BUT IF YOU NEED A QUICK, TEMPORARY FIX.. Sep 15th, 2015

We spend a lot of time talking about how varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic problem and stressing the more serious issues that come along with varicose and spider veins. Ask anyone who suffers, and they’ll tell you the uncomfortable feeling, aches and pains aren’t just cosmetic worries. Nevertheless though, spider veins...

HOW TO BE A BUFF GRANDPA, WITHOUT THE GRANDPA LEGS Sep 8th, 2015

From leg warmers and aerobics of the 70s and 80s to gym memberships and active lifestyles today, the Baby Boomer generation isn’t ready to let their health slip away. An older study conducted by the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association, found that older adults are hitting the gym in...

WHO GETS VARICOSE VEINS? & WHY DO THEY GET THEM? Aug 13th, 2015

We’re midway through summer, but the “threat” of varicose veins isn’t exactly over. Sure you may have been able to avoid calling attention to your legs or maybe you avoided hitting the beach altogether because of the unsightly veins. They’re really nothing to be embarrassed about though. In fact, in...

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST VARICOSE AND SPIDER VEIN SPECIALIST Aug 3rd, 2015

If you’ve been experience the discomfort that comes along with having varicose veins, chances are you’ve probably already looked into varicose vein treatments. While most varicose vein removal options are non-invasive, who you chose to provide that treatment is extremely important because even minimally invasive procedure can have serious complications...

BETTER WATCH OUT GUYS! YOU’RE NOT IMMUNE TO VARICOSE VEINS Jul 20th, 2015

Think varicose veins are a problem reserved for grandmas? Think again. Research has shown that nearly 56 percent of men suffer from varicose veins or venous reflux. The issue isn’t just a cosmetic concern, varicose veins can lead to discomfort stemming from pain or exhausted and heavy-feeling legs. What happens...

VARICOSE VEINS – NOT JUST A COSMETIC PROBLEM Jul 15th, 2015

Varicose veins and venous reflux disease are probably more widespread than you would imagine – 15 to 25 percent of adults suffer from the condition. That’s about 30 million people in the U.S. alone who experience symptomatic venous reflux disease and experience its painful symptoms. It’s understandable that many people...

VARICOSE VEINS - DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT Jul 10th, 2015

Oftentimes, people hear the diagnosis of varicose veins and are upset because they don’t have an understanding of what exactly the condition is. It’s certainly nothing to be alarmed about though, especially since there are reputable treatment centers available, such as Shore Vascular & Vein Center, serving Atlantic County, Cape...

SCLEROTHERAPY – A PREFERRED SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT METHOD Jun 17th, 2015

Individuals who have had treatment a decade or more ago for spider veins remember the unpleasant burning sensation that used to be associated with sclerotherapy. That was because the sclerosing agent most commonly used at that time was saline solution, a medication that commonly caused pain and burning when administered....

JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER: VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT, CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ Jun 11th, 2015

Just In Time For Summer: Varicose Vein Treatment, Cape May County, NJ (also serving Atlantic County NJ, and Ocean County NJ) For more information, call us at (609) 927- (VEIN)8346 or go to GetGreatLegs.com. No matter how you get varicose veins, the truth of the matter is that they can be...

BEST TREATMENTS FOR VARICOSE VEINS AND OTHER VASCULAR PROBLEMS Jun 3rd, 2015

How many times have you – unsuccessfully – tried using worthless or even potentially dangerous home or over-the-counter remedies to treat varicose veins? While those may seem like good options, they’re all too often unreliable and ineffective leaving you with your unsightly veins, a waste of time and waste of...

EMBARRASSED ABOUT SPIDER VEINS? WE CAN HELP! Apr 15th, 2015

Summer is coming up quickly, and that means that if you want to get rid of the pain and embarrassment of varicose veins to fully enjoy the season, you’re going to want to act fast. We can help you feel comfortable in your skin once again and give you smooth...