Advanced Dermatology Blog

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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 ›


‘Tis the Season to Treat Leg Veins Fa-La-La-La-Laser Ablation, Winter 2014 Newsletter ›

I had a fascinating consult recently that I’d like to share with you. HIPAA rules guarding patient confidentiality forbid me to disclose the identity of the patient, but let’s just say that “Mr. C” (a resident of the way way North suburbs) presented with complaints of lower extremity discomfort, swelling, heaviness, fatigue, cramping and restless … Read More ›


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