June, 2017

Hand Vein Treatment for Unsightly Veins

June 25, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

When you think of varicose veins, your legs are probably the first thing that comes to mind. You may opt for pants or long skirts to cover up those bulging purple veins in your legs. But what happens when you have ugly veins in your hands? These veins make your hands look unattractive and may make...  read more

Belotero® : Different Formulations for Different Needs

June 23, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

One of the best things in life is having options. And when it comes to fighting the signs of aging in our skin, we have plenty of options from which to choose. Plenty of injectables and cosmetic fillers are available to fill in wrinkles and creases and help skin look plumper, firmer and smoother. And...  read more

The Science Behind Juvederm Treatment

June 17, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Juvederm is one of the most versatile medical products in the world of noninvasive cosmetic enhancement. It has been FDA-approved since 2006 for the alleviation and removal of nasolabial folds (the “smile lines” that tend to appear between the nose and mouth corners of people “of a certain age”). Effective off-label uses of Juvederm include...  read more

An Experienced Vein Doctor Can Help Eliminate Vein Problems

June 15, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Many individuals suffer from vein problems that make summer a time of self-consciousness and embarrassment. Varicose veins are large, raised twisted blood vessels that often appear in the legs and show a blue or purple-ish color on the surface of the skin. They are caused by the backup of blood within the veins and can...  read more

Cosmetologist vs. Aesthetic Surgeon

June 13, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

The healthcare communication experts at Pharma Leaders want to eliminate any confusion among the general public when it comes to the art of cosmetology and the science of cosmetic surgery. As Pharma Leaders contributor Pallavi Deshpande puts it, “there’s a world of difference between a general cosmetologist and a medical cosmetologist.” In short, medical cosmetologists,...  read more

How Venous Doppler Ultrasound Works

June 9, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

One of the exams most helpful to a vein specialist is venous Doppler ultrasound.  Vascular surgeons and other vein doctors often use it to rule out certain conditions, to better visualize varicose veins, and to determine the nature of a patient’s vein disease. Why Vein Doctors Use Venous Doppler A Doppler ultrasound exam assesses how...  read more

How a Vein Doctor Uses a CT Angiogram

June 7, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

One test a vein doctor uses to evaluate the condition of blood vessels is a computed tomography angiogram, or CT angiogram.  Understanding how a physician uses this exam can help reduce stress for patients scheduled for the procedure. How This Technology Works CT angiography combines CT scan technology with contrast media to visualize blood vessels...  read more