Continuing Education

The doctors at Carolina Vein Associates recently spent several days learning advanced micro-phlebectomy techniques from Dr John Gallagher at Island Vein Specialists in New York (http://islandveinspecialists.com/dr-gallagher.html). Dr Gallagher has modified the ASVAL method (Selective Ablation of the Varicose Veins under Local Anesthesia), developed by Drs Pittaluga and Chastanet at the Riviera Vein Institute in Nice,

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10 Tips for Staying-Healthy in Summer

The following is one in an ongoing series of columns entitled Staying Healthy Tips by Elson M. Haas MD. Stay cool and hydrated. Drink water, at least two to four cups (16-32 ounces) upon rising, and similar amounts if you are going out for activities and exercise. Carry water with you in a hard plastic

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Fact Friday

More than 24 million Americans have varicose veins and 6 million have skin changes associated with Chronic Venous Insufficiency. See more here.

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8 Summer Steps for Healthy Living

Note: The content herein is for informational and entertainment purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for consultation, diagnosis, or treatment services which should only be provided by a certified professional. If you have questions or concerns about a health condition, please contact Dr. Steven Folstad or Dr. Todd Hansen, our Carolina vein

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Sleep and Restless Legs Syndrome

Note: The content herein is for informational and entertainment purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for consultation, diagnosis, or treatment services which should only be provided by a certified professional. If you have questions or concerns about a health condition, please contact Dr. Steven Folstad or Dr. Todd Hansen, our Carolina vein

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