Does crossing your legs cause varicose veins?

You’ve got questions about vein disease. Our founder and CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Miller, has the answers — Ask the Doc!   Does crossing your legs cause varicose veins?   For years, many people have thought that crossing your legs causes varicose veins. This is a common myth. There’s no scientific evidence that leg crossing causes varicose veins. 

Why are they called Varicose Veins

You’ve got questions about vein disease. Our founder and CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Miller, has the answers — Ask the Doc!  Are varicose veins called that because they are very close to the skin? While varicose veins are at the skin surface, they are not labelled varicose because they are “very close.” According to Merriam-Webster, the… Read More

Dr. Jeremy Feldman, M.D. has joined the Miller Vein family

We are happy to announce that Jeremy Feldman, M.D. has joined the Miller Vein family.   “I’m absolutely thrilled that Dr. Feldman has decided to join Miller Vein!” said Dr. Jeffrey Miller, founder and CEO of Miller Vein, “His background and resume are nothing short of amazing. Equally important, everyone in our company who’s met Jeremy… Read More

Miller Vein named official Ambassador of the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Program

Miller Vein is proud to announce its status as an official Ambassador of the Covid-19 Workplace Safety Program through MIOSHA. We are thankful to our teammates for their diligent efforts and attention to detail in maintaining the highest level of patient safety. To ensure the safety of our friends, families, coworkers and patients, we will… Read More

I Need Hip (or Knee) Surgery and Vein Treatment. Which Should I get Treated First?

Every day we see patients with varicose veins, and these same individuals are often suffering from osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease).  This should come as no surprise, since aging is a significant risk factor for both vein and joint disease.  As most people know, wear and tear eventually will weaken bones, joints, and the cartilage in… Read More


Imagine Your Great Legs “I’ve had a less than perfect experience with other doctors with regard to my vein treatment. But Miller Vein and their staff was perfect! Thank you!” – Steve “I had ropey, ugly, and painful varicose veins. I suffered from prolonged throbbing in my left leg… The procedure was pain-free… My legs… Read More

Can an Octogenarian Safely Receive Vein Treatment?

Varicose veins in the United States are a common problem. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 30% of the adult population have these irritating veins. Unfortunately, many physicians believe that these are only a cosmetic problem, especially when they care for an elderly patient. Nothing could be further from the truth! Varicose veins are… Read More

What Science Says about Healing a Leg Ulcer

The most common cause of a leg ulcer is a faulty vein(s) that allows blood to leak or travel the wrong way in your lower extremity. A useful analogy to how of these leg ulcers form is to think of your vein as a leaking pipe and your skin is dry wall. Now imagine the… Read More

Another Reason to Appreciate Health Care Workers: Vein Disease

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the public in general has appreciated health care workers more than ever. Yard signs are still scattered about thanking these frontline caregivers. A recent study demonstrated that chronic vein disease is very common in these workers. This is in spite of the fact that they don’t have other cardiovascular comorbidities (i.e…. Read More

Miller Vein First to Perform FDA-Approved VenaSeal™ Treatment in Southeast Michigan, A Nonsurgical Solution to Treat Varicose Veins

Miller Vein, Metro-Detroit’s primary vein clinic, now offers patients VenaSeal™ as a treatment option for varicose veins. Jeffrey H. Miller, MD and his staff performed the first treatment in Southeast Michigan on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The VenaSeal™ closure system uses a “medical-superglue” to close diseased veins in patients with venous reflux disease. VenaSeal™ is… Read More