Carotid artery disease is a form of atherosclerosis, or a buildup of plaque, of the main arteries in the neck that supply oxygen-rich blood to the brain. This plaque is estimated to be the source of stroke in up to one-third of individuals, with 427,000 new diagnoses of stroke every year in the U.S.
For many people, varicose veins, spider veins and reticular veins are simply a cosmetic concern. For others these vein issues can cause aching pain and discomfort and, in some cases, can lead to more-serious problems. However, with the different types of vein issues out there, how are you supposed to know what’s[…]
Varicose, Spider and now Reticular veins. How are you supposed to know what’s what? Or, more importantly, how to get rid of them?
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While the name may sound complex and intimidating, microphlebectomy is an outpatient office procedure for the removal of a large varicose vein through a small incision in the leg. It is a safe and effective method for improving the look and feel of the leg.