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Treating the Root Cause of Your Leg Ulcer Dec 1st, 2021

Legs ulcers are open sores that are slow to heal. A number of underlying conditions increase your risk of leg ulcers. Addressing the underlying condition causing the leg ulcer is the best way to manage this complication. Vascular surgeon Dennis Resetarits, MD, offers a full spectrum of care at Surgical...

Understanding the Different Types of Vascular Leg Pain Nov 1st, 2021

Leg pain comes from a wide range of sources. Overexertion, injury, and arthritis can all contribute to sore legs. It’s easy to dismiss some discomfort as an inevitable part of aging from time to time as well.  An underdiagnosed cause of leg pain stems from problems with blood flow. Since...

When a Phlebectomy Procedure Might Be Right for You Oct 1st, 2021

Millions of people in the United States have varicose veins. These swollen, twisted, and bulging veins can leave you feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your legs. A minimally invasive treatment called a phlebectomy can eliminate these troublesome veins. In the past, doctors relied on vein stripping to get rid...

Are My Varicose Veins Dangerous to My Health? Sep 1st, 2021

Varicose veins are large, twisting, and unsightly, and while they’re rarely life-threatening, they can be a sign of compromised vascular health.  The cosmetic appearance of varicose veins is often the main concern for people with these noticeable veins, and while that’s understandable, your overall vascular health is important too.  At...

Is Sclerotherapy Right for You? Aug 1st, 2021

Varicose veins in your legs and elsewhere on your body can be embarrassing when you wear shorts or skirts. These twisted, bulging veins affect millions of people in the United States, and it’s not just a cosmetic problem. If you’re dealing with varicose veins, we have treatment options to reduce...

Who’s at Risk of Venous Insufficiency? Jul 27th, 2021

Venous disease refers to several conditions that affect the veins in your body, such as varicose veins and venous insufficiency. If you’ve noticed a heavy feeling in your legs or frequent leg cramps that are worse at night, it could be venous insufficiency.  A vein specialist is the right person...

The Benefits of Phlebectomy Jun 24th, 2021

If you’re dealing with unsightly varicose veins, you have several treatment options. Depending on the size of your varicose veins and how many you have, we may recommend a phlebectomy. This effective procedure is ideal if you have large varicose veins near the surface of your skin. Rest assured that...

Why You Should Never Ignore Leg Pain May 20th, 2021

Leg pain, especially pain that occurs during movement or long periods of immobilization, is a concern that you should never ignore. Pay attention to leg pain, whether it’s sudden or you notice a pattern. Leg pain could signal trouble with your blood vessels.  Top vascular surgeon Dennis Resetarits, MD, with...

Banish Spider Veins With Sclerotherapy Apr 22nd, 2021

Tiny red, blue, and purple spider veins can have a huge effect on your appearance. While generally not dangerous, these web-like veins mainly affect your legs, but can show up just about anywhere on your body, including your face. But don’t despair. Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive treatment for spider...

What Are Venous Ulcers? Mar 21st, 2021

Venous ulcers are a complication of vein disease. Damaged or dysfunctional vein valves in your legs can lead to open wounds that are slow to heal. Without proper care, you’re at risk for serious infection. It’s important to have a vein specialist as part of your care team if you...

Learn about VenaSeal: The New Nonsurgical Treatment for Varicose Veins Feb 11th, 2021

Varicose veins are more than just unsightly. They’re a sign that the vein valves in your legs are dysfunctional. Circulatory problems often get worse over time if left untreated. Fortunately, there’s a simple outpatient procedure that effectively closes bad veins. Through his premier practice, Surgical Care East, vascular surgeon Dennis...

How Treating Varicose Veins Can Improve Your Vascular Health Jan 22nd, 2021

Varicose veins have a characteristic appearance. These large, bulging, twisted veins most often appear on the legs, and while their unsightly appearance is often the most common complaint, it’s crucial to know that these veins are a sign of underlying vein problems.  Vascular surgeon Dr. Dennis Resetarits and our team...