Vein problems and associated venous diseases are not often in the news, but they pose a health issue for many Americans. In fact, according to the American Venous Forum, one in three adults in the United States has some form of vein disease. And even though the issues may seem minor or merely cosmetic, real health problems can occur unless you seek treatment from an experienced Manhattan vein specialist.
Veins are the pathways through which your blood flows throughout your body and back to your heart. Technically, your arteries carry blood away from your heart and veins carry blood back to your heart. Since veins are deoxygenated, the blood within them appears darker, making them dramatically more visible through your skin.