Proposed Changes to IAC Vein Center Standards
The IAC programs for accreditation are dedicated to ensuring quality patient care and promoting health care and all support one common mission: Improving health care through accreditation®.
Dr. Kas's Journey to Venous Medicine
My journey into the field of venous and lymphatic disease started in residency. I spent a great deal of time considering the type of impact I hoped to have on my patients.
Tomato Slices Curing Varicose Veins Sadly Isn’t True
Can tomatoes really cure varicose veins? In this post, we'll debunk this common myth and detail some actual, medically-proven treatment options for varicose veins.
What is The Least Painful Varicose Vein Treatment?
For most people, varicose veins are just a cosmetic problem. For some, this condition can cause a variety of problems including leg cramps, itchy skin, swollen ankles and feet, and more. Varicose veins can also be the result of obesity, pregnancy, or a lack of exercise.
When Should You Get Treated for Varicose or Spider Veins?
Autumn is considered the best time to get vein treatments. This is because with the several treatments needed to get rid of these veins, you’ll have plenty of time to have your legs heal between now and next summer.
How Many Wives Did Henry the VIII Kill, and How Many Venous Leg Ulcers Did it Take to Kill Henry the VIII?
Henry the VIII had a long history of varicose veins and venous leg ulcers. He died on January 28, 1547 from infection caused by his venous leg ulcers.
What is a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?
A DVT is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one of the deep veins in the body. After forming, the thrombus can break off and move to other parts of the body and can cause a heart attack, stroke, or pulmonary embolism.
Can You Name 5 Materials at Your Local Hardware Store That Can Also Be Used in Your Body in Modern Medicine?
Any natural or synthetic material used to replace, support, or enhance a biological function is called a Biomaterial.
Get Compression Stockings Professionally Fitted in Alaska
Varicose veins are abnormal, bulging, twisting, and rope-like veins which appear just beneath the skin. They can be treated with minimally invasive surgery and compression stockings.