Most men are surprised to learn that they can suffer from vein conditions that they thought only affected women. Though most of the cosmetic conditions such as spider veins, affect mostly women, other venous conditions occur in men equally. As many as 15% of men ages 40-79 suffer from venous disease, and more than 40%.. read more →

With springtime upon us, and summer on the way, there are plenty of reasons why men and women start to feel anxious as the temperature begins to rise. This warmer weather reminds us that it’s time for skirts and shorts, and sometimes people aren’t quite prepared to reveal their legs to the world. Anxiety over.. read more →

If you’re like most men, you think varicose veins are a women’s problem, that they are nothing to worry about. Well think again. As many as 15% of men ages 40-79 suffer from venous disease, and more than 40% of men in their seventies are affected by varicose veins. While varicose veins may seem relatively.. read more →

YES! Spider veins are cherry red, or bluish in color, and occur more commonly on the legs, sometimes on the arms, and occasionally on the face. They are thin and thread-like, measuring 1-2 mm in diameter, and generally appear in a linear pattern, a branch-like pattern, or a spider pattern. These veins are not painful,.. read more →

14 Sep 2017
September 14, 2017

Lymphedema: Causes and Treatment

Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the lymphatic system. Lymphedema is most commonly caused by the removal of or damage to your lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results from a blockage in your lymphatic system, which is part of your immune system. The blockage prevents lymph fluid.. read more →