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Vein Disease

To schedule an appointment, call
1-855-REX-VEIN or 1-855-739-8346.

The physicians at the Rex Comprehensive Vein Center are trained to handle any type of vein disease, big or small. Our team gives patients access to a variety of treatments and the latest techniques, which means we will create a treatment plan based on the best treatment for your condition and lifestyle.

Below are some common types vein disease and skin coditions treated at the Rex Comprehensive Vein Center. If you have questions, please call our office to schedule a consultation with one of our physicians.


Varicose Veins
Large blue or red, sometimes painful veins that bulge, often looking like a rope under the skin. Most common on legs

Spider Veins
Small blue or red veins that look like a web under the skin. Most common on legs, ankles (corona phlebectatica) and face

Visible small, red blood vessels or redness on the cheeks, forehead, nose or chin; or bumps or pimples on the face. Most common after age 30 and can appear on the chest, neck, scalp and ears as well

Cherry and Spider Angiomas
Small group of red blood vessels that looks like a spider web or red spot. Common on the face

Port Wine Stains
Dark red spot, usually the color of red wine, that can vary in size and shape. Most common on the face, neck, scalp, arms and legs

Venous Lake
Small blue or purple raised but soft spot. Most common on the lips, ears and face occurring more frequently with age

Benign red swelling or growth caused by an increased number of blood vessels filled with blood. Usually disappears on its own but can be treated if it remains through childhood

Small group of red blood vessels that looks a web or red spot
Similar to angiomas but formed with new blood vessels rather than existing vessels. Common on the face

Small, red widened blood vessels near the surface of the skin or mucous membranes. Most common on the nose, cheeks and chin

Phlebitis (Thrombophlebitis)
Swelling of a vein caused by a blood clot. Symptoms include redness, swelling, pain and/or warmth to the skin

Blood Clots
Can form in small veins close to the skin that can be seen as swelling and redness or in large veins with symptoms of pain, swelling or redness. Can be a very serious condition that requires immediate attention

Ulcers/Non-healing Wounds

Veous Leg Ulcers
Shallow wound that develops due to poor circulation

Non-healing Wounds
Wounds that show little or no signs of healing which can be the result of poor circulation. Most common on legs, ankles and feet

Other Conditions

Swollen ankles, legs and feet caused by poor blood circulation. Commonly gets worse throughout the day

Restless Leg Syndrome
The urge to move legs to alleviate uncomfortable feelings in the legs. In some cases, this is the result of venous disease and responds to treatment for venous disease.

Complex Vascular Disease

The physicians at the Rex Comprehensive Vein Center are specially trained to handle the most complex vascular disease. Use the links below to find out more information about how our physicians are treating complex cases from Dr. Robert Mendes, Chief of Vascular Surgery at Rex.

Skin Conditions

Rex Comprehensive Vein Center also offers laser therapy to treat skin conditions including those listed below. 

Venous Stasis Dermatitis
Red spots or rash similar in appearance to eczema
Common on shins or other areas of the legs

Dark spots that are seen on the skin
Can be caused by a number of things and can occur anywhere on the body

Dark spots caused by deposits of melanin

Dark patches of skin discoloration that appears with sun exposure

Skin Tags
Harmless growths that look like a small piece of hanging skin
Can be caused by skin friction

Warts (Verruca)
Small, painless growths that are caused by a virus and generally harmless

Small, harmless dark spots on the skin that look similar to large freckles

Dermatosis Papulois Nigra
Small harmless skin lesions that usually occur on the face
Most common in people with darker skin

Poikiloderma of Civatte
Skin that appears to be thinner and red with brown discoloration
Most common on the neck, upper chest and sides of the face

Harmless rough skin usually brought on by sun exposure that can be red, white, yellow or flesh colored

Discoloration of the skin


To schedule an appointment, call 1-855-REX-VEIN or 1-855-739-8346.