What Is Mesenteric Disease?
Mesenteric disease occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the intestines become narrower. Also known as mesenteric ischemia or mesenteric vascular disease, the condition may come on suddenly or develop over time. Here’s everything you need to know about this condition.Read More
Ulcer Management for Diabetes
Diabetic ulcers are open sores which commonly develop on the feet. Anyone who has diabetes can develop an ulcer, which forms as a result of combined factors such as decreased circulation and limited sensation. Vascular diseases can further complicate ulcers by impeding healing abilities and increasing the risk for infection.Read More
What Is a Vein Clinic and How Can It Help You?
Vein clinics are specialty care centers focused on the diagnosis and treatment of venous (vein) conditions. These clinics are led by vein doctors and specialists who are experts in vein health.
Whether you’re seeking care for a specific vein issue or you’ve been referred to a vein specialist by your general practitioner, here’s everything you need to know about vein clinics.Read More
How Nutrition Affects Your Vascular Health
Your diet affects virtually every aspect of your health, and your arteries and veins are no exception. Because the circulatory system plays a critical role in keeping us healthy — and circulation issues can have serious implications on our wellness — it’s important to follow a healthy diet. Here’s more of what you should know about vascular health and nutrition.Read More
Vascular Surgical Associates Appear on 2022 Best of Georgia Regional Winners List in Georgia Business Journal
We are proud to announce that Vascular Surgical Associates was listed as one of Georgia’s leading regional vein care practices by the Georgia Business Journal.Read More
Is Elevating Your Feet Bad for Your Circulation?
Put your feet up: It’s advice we’re often given after a long day. But is this practice actually good for your health — in particular, your circulation? Let’s take a closer look.Read More
Give Some Love to Your Veins with These 7 Steps
February is all about hearts, from the pink and red decorative ones to the spotlight we put on your anatomical version for American Heart Month.
As you think of heart health this month and beyond, extend your focus to your veins, which also play a major role in keeping your heart healthy. Here are a few simple, effective ways you can give some love to your veins.Read More
What to Look for in the Best Fitting Prosthetics
For individuals who have experienced limb loss, the prosthesis that delivers the best possible outcome will be the one that has a proper fit. An improperly-fitted prosthesis can cause discomfort and could even damage other parts of your body.Read More
Three Types of Imaging Used in Vascular Care
Vascular imaging allows doctors to use advanced technology for diagnosing and assessing conditions of your blood vessels. In some cases, medical imaging may also assist in minimally invasive procedures, equipping providers to perform procedures with less risk, reduced pain, and shorter recovery times, compared to traditional surgery.Read More
Can You Get Rid of Cosmetic Veins?
Cosmetic veins can occur in many places, most often on the legs and areas of the face. Though medically harmless in most cases, some patients become self-conscious about their appearance as a result.Read More