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Sclerotherapy is the Gold Standard for Reticular Veins

April 24, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Do you have unsightly blue or green veins on the back of your legs at your knees? You may have reticular veins, also known as feeder veins. Fortunately, vein doctors perform a procedure known as sclerotherapy to treat reticular veins. Vein surgeons refer to sclerotherapy as the “criterion standard” for the treatment of reticular veins....  read more

The Causes and Treatment of Hand Veins

April 14, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

We all know that bulging veins on the backs of your hands can make us look a great deal older than we actually are. As we get older, these protruding hand veins become more and more common…and there is very little we can do to prevent them. It is simply a natural side effect of...  read more

What Patients Can Expect from Sclerotherapy

April 4, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Nobody is thrilled at the sight of varicose or spider veins.  Their appearance often creates cosmetic concerns.  When a physician recommends sclerotherapy to eliminate these unwanted blood vessels, many individuals wonder what this treatment is like and the results they can expect. How This Therapy Eliminates Veins Vein doctors who specialize in eliminating troublesome vessels...  read more

Why is Venous Doppler Necessary Before Sclerotherapy?

March 25, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

If you have unsightly varicose or spider veins in your legs, you probably shy away from skirts or shorts.  Fortunately, a simple, non-invasive treatment called sclerotherapy can make problem veins a thing of the past. The procedure is a very easy outpatient procedure that's  virtually painless. It's considered the "gold standard" among treatments for varicose veins. Before...  read more

Do I Need Hand Vein Treatment?

March 24, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Although many people focus on the face, your hands may be one of the more obvious places to show your age. Thinning skin and other factors can make the veins on the hands more prominent, which is a giveaway that the hands belong to an older person. If your hands are very slim, the condition...  read more

A Timeline for Cosmetic Services: How Long Do Treatments Last?

March 21, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

One of the benefits of non-surgical cosmetic services, such as injectable fillers and other injectables, is that they don't require a lengthy downtime. But the trade off seems to be that they don't provide permanent results. How long the results will last from a particular treatment depend on the treatment, as well as a few...  read more

Recovery from Sclerotherapy: What You Should Know

March 16, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Having sclerotherapy for spider veins? You may wonder what recovery from the procedure is like. In truth, recovery is very easy and painless. Here are some things you should know in advance of treatments for spider veins. Compression Stockings Your vein doctor will likely recommend your wear compression stockings following sclerotherapy treatment. Depending on your specific case, you might...  read more

Other Uses for BOTOX® Treatment

March 14, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

BOTOX® treatment might be one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available today. The number of Botox procedures performed each year has risen by more than 750 percent since the year 2000, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Although the injectable is a highly regarded cosmetic treatment, it does much more than simply smooth...  read more

Do's and Don'ts for Varicose Veins

March 7, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

Varicose veins are usually nothing more than a cosmetic issue. Even so, vein doctor Charles Dietzek has some tips to keep your legs as healthy as possible. That's because varicose veins can lead to bleeding, painful ulcers and slow-to-heal infections if ignored. Here are 8 things you should and shouldn't do for varicose veins. Do take...  read more

3 Things to Look for When Choosing an Aesthetic Doctor

March 4, 2017
by Dr. Charles Dietzek

If you're considering a non-surgical cosmetic treatment to erase years from your face, picking the right doctor is a big decision. But how do you know which aesthetic doctor is right for you? While any doctor can technically perform these treatments, it vital find a doctor who possesses the training and skill necessary to ensure a...  read more