Working From Home and Vein Health: The Good and Bad
Chances are good that you or someone you know works remotely. Learn how the work-from-home environment can impact your veins, mental health, and what you can do to reduce the risks.
Have Leg Discomfort? Here’s a Happy CVR Patient’s Advice
Katrina suffered for years with the symptoms of vein disease, including achy, painful, swollen legs. Then she got the help she needed from a Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) vein specialist. Here is her story.
50th Wedding Anniversary Trip Two Weeks After Vein Treatment
Judy, age 71, was not about to let leg cramping, swelling, and painful varicose veins on the back of her legs stop her from enjoying her 50th wedding anniversary trip. When she was told that there was nothing that could be done about her vein disease, she turned to Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) and got the relief she was looking for. She went on her trip thanks to CVR's Dr. Mohamed T. Hassan.
Arterial Ulcer vs. Venous Ulcer: What’s the Difference?
Wounds of the lower leg are painful and distressing, no matter the cause. But because treatment modalities differ between arterial and venous ulcers, it is essential to get an accurate diagnosis to get the appropriate treatment. At Center for Vein Restoration, our vein physicians have expertise in the root cause of arterial and venous ulcers. They can accurately diagnose the source of a lower limb wound and treat venous-related ulcers expertly.
Venous Ulcer Treatment During the Pandemic: A Patient Story
Postponed wound care during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic leads to delayed healing for an elderly patient visiting from Mexico. As a result, the patient developed swelling and a venous-related ulcer of the lower leg. Concerned for her welfare, her children brought their mother to see a Center for Vein Restoration physician Kristine Cruz, MD, FACS. Learn why correcting malfunctioning leg veins is an essential step toward healing.
Edema Caused by Varicose Vein Disease: Can it be Cured?
Edema affects people of all ages and ranges from mild to severe. Learn more about this common condition, including how to spot it, what to do should you have it, and if you are at risk, from a CVR board-certified vein specialist, Abhi Kasinadhuni, MD.
Do You Have Cellulitis or Venous Skin Changes: What’s the Difference?
Venous stasis dermatitis can be misdiagnosed as cellulitis. Learn the differences between these two painful skin conditions: one caused by venous insufficiency and the other being a bacterial skin infection. Learn why misidentifying the conditions can lead to prolonged and unnecessary patient suffering.
Warehouse and Factory Work: Does it Cause Vein Disease?
Warehouse and factory workers, especially those who stand or sit for extended periods on the job, are at risk for varicose veins and vein disease. CVR's Dr. Soohyun Kim shares her extensive knowledge in managing vein disease and provides information about what employees can do to reduce their on-the-job risks.
Do You Have Undiagnosed Vein Disease? Find Out
Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) vein physician Philip Chaipis, MD, FACS, explains what vein disease is, why it frequently goes underdiagnosed or undiagnosed, and what someone should do if they suspect that they have vein disease.
A Healed Wound Restores This Dancer’s Legs (and Smile!)
Chronic non-healing wounds negatively impact the quality of life for millions of Americans, Worsen by diabetes, obesity, and the Covid-19 pandemic, wounds that don't heal take a huge emotional and economic toll on individuals. Read about one patient's journey from pain and frustration to complete healing, thanks to her Center for Vein Restoration physician.