Joan, a 45 year old cath lab scrub tech had been suffering with progressive leg swelling for at least 15 years. Although she did have a history of varicose veins in family, she did not have any signs of varicose veins, and had been told by a number of medical professionals that her excess weight…Details
Thick, discolored or inflamed skin and wounds that won’t heal are visible signs of advanced, treatable venous insufficiency. Recently a local stage performer in Lehigh Acres was taken aback by the large pool of blood that had formed at his feet as he performed on stage with his band. Swiftly, he was whisked away from…Details
As each New Year dawns, many of us spend the weeks or months preceding the turning of the calendar contemplating potential New Year resolutions. I have RESOLVED to renew and further my commitment to the education of the general public and physician community regarding the wide variety of presentations of correctable superficial venous insufficiency.
What do Varicose Veins, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes mellitus have in common? If you have been told by your physician that your varicose veins are cosmetic or pose no immediate threat or that your swollen achy legs are just something you are going to have to live with, you might want to…Details