Hair is something that many of us have a love/hate relationship with. We love it when our hair sits just right or holds the perfect curl. Most people don’t love that certain parts of the body have to be groomed frequently to keep the skin smooth. We’ve only been taught that we can shave unwanted […]
Microneedling is a convenient, simple treatment that can support aging skin by stimulating collagen production. Studies have shown that collagen and elastin, the two proteins that support the skin, decline significantly after age 30. The production of these proteins can be sustained with periodic treatments that wake up dormant fibroblast cells. Microneedling is an excellent […]
VenaSeal™ is a vein closure system that is commonly used to resolve the symptoms of venous reflux disease in the lower extremities. Venous reflux disease describes the accumulation of blood in certain parts of veins in which valves are not sufficiently pushing blood upward toward the heart. The VenaSeal procedure is currently the only non-sclerosant, […]
Much of the time, varicose veins are considered a cosmetic problem. The truth is, these bulging, ropy veins can be much more concerning than that. Varicose veins are larger vessels that have malfunctioned. The valves that keep blood moving forward and back toward the heart have become weak. This allows blood to pool in a […]
Varicose veins are not a new problem. Doctors have been consulting with patients about bulging, painful veins for ages. Historically, the way that severe varicose veins were dealt with was to remove them using a surgical technique known as vein stripping. The name alone sounds so awful we can see why any person would want […]
Many people notice small webs of blue and purple veins just under their skin. This web-like appearance is what gives spider veins their name. Typically, these collections of veins are found on the feet, ankles, and legs. Wherever they appear, they can present cosmetic concerns. To date, scientific studies suggest that spider veins are nothing […]
Varicose veins affect nearly one in five adults today. If you are one of them, you may be wondering if you should see a vein specialist. Varicose veins, unlike spider veins, can be more than a cosmetic nuisance. Spider veins are the tiny, wrinkled veins that make blue and purple webs on the skin. Varicose […]
You depend on your veins, and when conditions arise that make them uncomfortable or itchy, these symptoms may be indicators of a much more serious problem.
Keeping your veins healthy, combined with treatments option, is a great way to keep you feeling healthy and energized.
Event Information: April 23, 2015 Hunterdon Medical Center auditorium [2 sessions] 3:00pm—4:00pm and 7:30pm—8:30pm Learn more about the treatment of varicose veins from Dr. Glen Tonnessen, Board Certified Cardiovascular Physician at The Vein Institute of Hunterdon. A free vein screening will be performed after the presentation by Dr. Tonnessen and Ladan Abbasi, NP. The event is open for all […]