Advanced Dermatology Blog

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Love Your Legs Again Fall/Winter Newsletter 2016 ›

Autumn is a great time to “fall” in love with
 your legs again! Oy… I know, I know…awful pun…
but it’s true: once it starts getting cooler outside and we transition from “shorts season” to “pants season”, it’s a perfect time to finally take care of those nagging varicose and spider veins. There are 3 really … Read More ›

Ask Dr. Rosen: Exercise & Leg Veins, Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter ›

Each consultation with a new patient is an opportunity for patients to get answers to their questions…ones that have been at the back of their minds…and at the front & back of their legs…for years.

One question I commonly get is: “Will exercise help my legs?”

Yes, but… Exercise won’t fix varicose veins, spider veins nor … Read More ›

Facts to Battle Leg Vein Fictions, Winter/Spring 2016 Newsletter ›

Women and men who come to see me in consultation regarding their varicose and spider veins have been living with those nagging, annoying things for years…decades in many cases. Aside from aesthetic concerns, such veins are often painful and associated with other symptoms such as leg swelling, cramps, “restless legs” and legs that feel tired … Read More ›

Winter Vein Choices ›

Whether or not you’re a fan of Game of Thrones,
for Chicagolanders the phrase “Winter is coming” sends a cold shiver down our spines.
I mean, we don’t have to worry about hordes of zombies breaching a magical ice wall
and invading from the North…not that I know of anyway…but still, it’s an unsettling thought.

So we, like … Read More ›

Treating leg veins post pregnancy, best mother’s gift ever ›

There are plenty…plenty of problems we face each day that we can only blame on ourselves.

Sometimes…rarely…there are problems that we have absolutely no culpability for…the finger pointing goes every-which-way but back at us.

Spider and varicose veins are just such a problem. It turns out that the biggest factors leading to the development of varicose and … Read More ›

Because You Know I’m All About The Veins…Spider Veins? No Trouble!, Winter 2015 Newsletter ›

If you have ears and own a radio…certainly if you also own a teenager…you probably caught the reference to “All about that Bass” by Meghan Trainor. As a musician, it’s a cute & clever song. As a parent of 2 young girls, it’s a wonderfully iconoclastic, empowering anthem affirming that external beauty is self-determined … Read More ›

Leg Veins, Fall 2014 Newsletter ›

Autumn is here! [Yes, the exclamation point is there because I am trying to psych myself up for the fact that winter will inevitably follow.] To the poets among us, fall is the season that symbolizes senescence; a slow inescapable decline. That’s the view I have issues with…so dreary and glum. You see, the word … Read More ›

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