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ACP Patient Information for Vein Treatment

If you suffer from problems related to varicose and spider veins, you are not alone. It is estimated that more than 80 million Americans suffer from some form of venous disorder. The ACP can help.

VIDEO: Introduction to Phlebology and the ACP

While some people seek vein treatment for cosmetic improvement, many seek relief from pain. Help is available. Use the links to the left to access vein treatment information about Conditions & Treatments, Terminology, Images, & Explanations, and Frequently Asked Questions

Video Introduction to the ACP Venous Disease for the Non-Venous Specialist Powerpoint
The ACP has created a Powerpoint which discusses venous disease, vein treatment, varicose veins, and much more. Learn a little about this presentation during this short video introduction.

Ask A Vein Expert - A Phlebologist: 30 minute PBS special on vein care.


An important new website,, is a one-stop site that will answer your questions about health care reform, and give you access to a range of new and existing insurance options. works for health coverage the same way that Orbitz and Travelocity work for buying airline tickets. After answering a few questions about your location and insurance situation, you will be provided with a menu of insurance products in your area, and the benefits they provide. It will give you information about the new Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan available in California. The site spells out your rights as a consumer, and gives important information about new consumer protections enacted in health reform. The site protects your personal information, and will not require your name, address, or income.

Finally, also explains the new health reform law in plain language. There is a timeline of when each provision of the Affordable Care Act will be enacted, and what each provision means.




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