Spider veins are the tiny veins that can be seen just under the surface of the skin and often resemble spider webs or legs. They are stretched or dilated blood vessels and are most commonly found on the face, calf, ankle and thigh. They will not go away on their own and only increase in […]
What Can an Echocardiogram Tell Me?
Everyday people visit our office for a variety of interesting diagnostic tests. Among the procedures commonly performed on patients is the echocardiogram. You have probably heard of this, but you may not know why it is used. This test tells our doctor a number of different things about the state of your heart. The Structure […]
What are My Options for Varicose Vein Treatment in Fort Myers?
Varicose veins affect millions of people around the world. However, they are more prevalent in women than in men. Fortunately, thanks to advances in technology, you have many options when it comes to varicose vein treatment. In Fort Myers, you will find minimally invasive treatments such as sclerotherapy and laser ablation to completely removed the […]
What’s the Point of Vein Compression After Venous Treatment?
You want to undergo venous treatment to deal with your varicose and/or spider veins. You are ready to say good riddance to those eyesores. Not only do these veins negatively affect the appearance, but they can also make your legs ache all of the time. If left untreated, they will only get worse. You made […]
Proudly Offering Angioplasty in Fort Myers
Lifestyle factors like smoking, poor diet, and aging can take their toll on your heart. You may find yourself at an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. If this is your case, our doctor in Fort Myers may recommend that you go through a procedure called angioplasty. What is Angioplasty? Angioplasty is a minimally-invasive […]
Chest Pain? Get an Echocardiogram in Fort Myers
Modern medicine affords doctors technology that allows for better patient care, higher survival rates, and patient longevity. Out of all of the advancements that have come on the market in the last 50 years, echocardiograms are among the most frequently used and the most helpful to protecting patients’ health. When you suffer from cardiac conditions […]
Getting a Stress Test in Fort Myers
A stress test, also known as an exercise test, is done to determine how well the patient’s heart works while the patient is physically active. It also helps our doctor in Fort Myers determine how much exercise the patient should undertake if they are embarking on a new exercise regime or undergoing physical therapy. What […]
What Are Spider Veins?
When enlarged blood vessels appear near the surface of the skin, the area appears blotchy, sometimes dark red, purple or blue. In some cases, a vein that was ruptured in an injury doesn’t fully reconstruct, and this results in a dark patch. On the other hand, spider veins and varicose veins aren’t the result of […]
Dealing with Spider Veins in Fort Myers, FL
Spider veins are so frustrating. They look like tiny, blue webs that are wriggling across your skin. You’ve tried skin creams to make them go away. They are still creating a blemish on your skin. You’ve tried compression stockings in the hopes of getting your blood flowing through those veins so that they fade away. […]
Improve Your Quality of Life with Varicose Vein Removal
Varicose veins are very common, especially in women and people more than 50 years old. They are usually seen on the lower legs, knees and ankles as swollen, blue, twisted cords. In the past, the only way to get rid of them was surgery, but this is no longer the case. In most cases, a […]
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