One of the first signs of venous disease is the appearance of unattractive veins, visible through the surface of the skin. These veins may be flat or raised, small or large, and a variety of colors ranging from red to blue to purple. While veins are vital to the health and function of the human body, most would prefer not to have to see them visibly on the surface. And when unsightly veins are apparent beneath the skin, patients should consult their doctor for a full workup to determine their venous health. Fortunately, unsightly veins are highly treatable and the look, feel, and comfort of your legs can be greatly improved with modern treatment methods.
How Deep Vein Thrombosis Can Lead to Vein Issues
Thrombosis is simply the formation of a blood clot. A blood clot, medically known as a thrombus, prohibits blood from circulating properly because it partially or completely blocks the flow of venous blood back to the heart. TheRead more
Signs you may have venous disease
One in three Americans over the age of 45 are affected by vein disease. Because veins have thinner walls than arteries, they are prone to damage. Those damaged vein walls impede circulation and cause blood to pool and flow retrograde (or backward)Read more
(Video) Lipoma Removal by Dr. Gardner
A lipoma is a slow-growing, fatty lump that’s most often found between your skin and the underlying muscle layer. They usually feel doughy and aren’t often tender. They move easily with mild pressure. Lipomas are usually detected inRead more
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