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Certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
Free. We offer free screenings for all our treatments.
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Biology, BS Journalism
Medical: MD, West Virginia University
Graduate: Masters, Health Services Administration, George Washington University
Treatments offered at Vein Care Center Laser Specialists
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Laser Tattoo Removal Can a laser really remove a tattoo completely? Absolutely! By breaking up the tattoo pigment into tiny particles, the body is able to absorb the ink with no scarring. FAQs: 1. Is it painful? In our office, the treated area is numbed prior to treatment. We use lidocaine with epinephrine. We may also use a prescription cream called Emla that you will place on your skin prior to your treatment. ...
Difference Between Compression Stockings and T.E.D. Hose One of the most common methods of maintenance for venous disease is to wear compression stockings. However, many people mistake true medical compression stockings for thrombo-embolic deterrent (T.E.D.) hose. There are three major differences between the two: the level of compression, reason for wearing them, and physical appearance. Medical Compression Stockings 1. Level of compression: >15 mmHg2. Purpose: Prevent...
A deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is when a clot (thrombus) forms in a deep vein (usually the legs). A DVT can occur at times when you may break a bone, have a major surgery (orthopedic, vascular, etc.) or if you are pregnant. There are other risk factors for developing a DVT and can include paralysis, confinement to a bed, birth control use, cancer and more. Usually a DVT occurs in the legs. DVTs can also form in the arms. Once a DVT forms in the veins, it damages the veins and can...
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