PAD — short for Peripheral Arterial Disease — occurs when the arteries in your body become clogged with plaque. This tends to occur over time — usually as we age — and is best thought of as the “opposite” of a tree growing in your backyard.
We are often asked by our patients about advertisements for varicose vein creams or lotions for spider veins that promise to remove these unsightly vein conditions. The patients want to know if these vein treatments are effective. While we would love to see a lotion that eradicates spider veins, varicose veins, or any[…]
“Wait!,” the patient said as we were about to painlessly zap and eradicate the spider veins on her thigh that had kept her from wearing shorts the past two summers. “Don’t I need that vein?” A great question, even if not the ideal time to pose it; but the answer is “No!” Depending on the type of procedure performed by[…]
You may have created your own daily skin regimen to ensure a more youthful appearance. You may use products to deep-cleanse your face, apply moisturizing masques and night creams and even eye gels in order to provide the best care. But what about your hands? You may feel their look adds years to your age, since blue[…]