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Understanding Lipedema, Lymphedema, & Phlebolymphedema

Getting an initial Lipedema diagnosis is a challenge for many women suffering from it. In fact, an overwhelming majority of patients seeking treatment are well into their forties, fifties, sixties, or later in age, simply because they had never heard of lipedema or been diagnosed with it. After decades of being diagnosed with a high… Read More

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Signs & Symptoms of Chronic Venous Insuffiency

When it comes to healthy blood flow and circulation throughout the body, veins play a vital role in moving blood back and forth between the heart. A healthy circulatory system provides the entire body with the blood it requires to function properly. In the event that something goes wrong within the greater network of veins,… Read More

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Can My Varicose Veins Lead to Serious Vein Diseases?

If you have varicose veins, reading about deep venous thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and peripheral artery disease (PAD) can seem scary. However, knowledge is power, so continue to educate yourself and consult with a vein specialist to ensure you know the facts and have the treatment and care plans in place to live your… Read More

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Compression for Healthy Veins

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking about varicose veins and spider veins as purely cosmetic issues that need to be handled in the name of aesthetic preferences. However, the cause of these veins showing up at the surface of the skin lies well below what’s visible to the naked eye. For many… Read More

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Webinar: Recognizing Lipedema and Treatment Options

June is Lipedema Awareness month, one in which the Lipedema community focuses (even more than usual) on how to reach women who have lived with this painful and distressing disease. While we’ve seen great strides in awareness, insurance coverage, and slightly greater recognition of this disease in the medical community, we continue to fight an… Read More

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Am I at risk for vein disease? Take our vein health quiz.

Varicose and spider veins are usually painless, however over time they can become painful when they are under pressure or become inflammed.  While the bulging nature of varicose veins and the red, blue, or purple coloring of spider veins may look painful, both conditions are typically painless early on, which is why many patients wait… Read More

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Federal Bill Increases Lymphatic Disease Research

Through efforts led by LE&RN (the Lymphatic Education & Research Network), the Senate has passed a bill for the LD Commission (Lymphatic Disease Commission) to increase research and lymphatic education. The bill passed in the Senate last month, with a vote of 68-31. Now that it’s passed in both houses of Congress, it is now… Read More

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COVID-19 Vaccines, Ventilators, and DVT

As we enter year 3 of the COVID-19 pandemic, big strides have been made to address variants, increase vaccination rates, and decrease hospital stays and serious symptoms. Still, many of our patients are wondering if they and their loved ones should get vaccinated. While we’ve all struggled through the many ups and downs and unknowns… Read More

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Why Healthy Veins Are So Important

Have you heard about our Preferred Patient Program? Dr. Wright’s reward program offers a way for patients to get the procedures they want and need while saving money and racking up great benefits. This program pairs well with many different cosmetic procedures and provides some excellent perks along the way! If you’re struggling with the… Read More

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