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What Causes Varicose Veins?

  • Posted on: Jun 27 2017

We do know a lot, but not as much as you’d think.  We have a good grasp of the risk factors, and we have a pretty good intuition about why these risk factors are risky–which may be good news for patients who hope to avoid the condition or repeat treatment.  But for doctors like me… Read More »

Why a second opinion might surprise you

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2015

Patients often request a second opinion about recommended vein treatment. About once a month, however, I disagree completely with the recommendations of the first physician because I cannot confirm the original ultrasound findings.  A typical story is that the patient hears an ad on native language radio (e.g. Spanish, Farsi, Korean) and responds to an… Read More »