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Treatment Options for Varicose Veins

August 13, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Varicose veins have been around since Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, recommended using tight bandages to compress the swollen veins. Although compression (with special elastic stockings these days) is still one of the treatments for varicose veins, today there are other options, such as those offered by Dr. Charles Dietzik, of the Vein and...  read more

Choosing Cosmetic Services

August 7, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

You might not think of your skin as an organ like the heart and liver, but that's what it is. While protecting you from infections and performing other important tasks, your skin can take a beating from sun, weather, dry environments and the aging process. As the glow diminishes, you may be considering cosmetic services,...  read more

Avoid Sun Damage With These Tips from a Skin Doctor

July 29, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Summertime offers ample opportunities to get outside and enjoy sports and recreational activities.  Before venturing out into the sun, a skin doctor will tell you that it's important protect your skin to avoid long-term damage. Without preventive measures, you are at increased risk for skin cancers like basil cell carcinoma or melanoma. What's more, sun damage will...  read more

5 Tips for Your First Time with BOTOX

July 21, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Thinking about getting BOTOX for the first time? You're not alone. More than 7 million people got the treatment in 2016, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. If it's your first time getting the injections, or any type of injections for that matter, there are a few things to know that...  read more

How to Prepare for Sclerotherapy

July 19, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

When it comes to eliminating spider veins and small varicose veins, sclerotherapy is the treatment of choice.  Understanding the basics of what it entails and the specific preparation required helps many patients avoid unwanted stress on the day of the appointment and as they heal. Understanding Sclerotherapy This same-day procedure is minimally invasive.  Vascular surgeons...  read more

Start Looking Younger With Radiesse®

July 6, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

No matter how well you care for your skin, no matter how creative you are in avoiding direct exposure to the sun, sooner or later, aging is going to take a toll on your skin. Skin is an organ - your largest organ - and that means it’s subjected to the same age-related changes that...  read more

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