How Varicose Veins and Diabetes Are Related

Natalie Buscemi Nutrition, Vein Health, Veins

At Allure Medical, we work hard to help our patients not only treat, but fight, varicose veins every single day. We firmly believe in the power of education—that by helping people better understand what varicose veins are and what causes …

Read More

Don’t Let “Special Circumstances” Prevent You from Treating Your Varicose Veins

Natalie Buscemi Vein Health, Veins

We’ve discussed how varicose vein treatment should be approached when patients have other conditions like DVT and RLS in the past. Today, let’s look at any other remaining “special circumstances” that might impact your long-term leg health. Special Circumstance #1: …

Read More

Do you have Restless Leg Syndrome? You Probably Also Have Varicose Veins and Here’s Why!

Natalie Buscemi Vein Health, Veins

What is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)? First diagnosed in 1944, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a condition in which sufferers have unexplained leg symptoms including an urge to move legs uncontrollably; this urge seems to strike most often at night. …

Read More

Do you have both PAD & Venous Insufficiency?

Andrew Simon Articles, Ulcer, Vein Health, Veins

We’ve talked about venous insufficiency and how it relates to other conditions in the past (read it here!) but what about if you have Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)? First, let’s break down the difference between venous insufficiency and PAD. We …

Read More

Don’t Let DVT Keep You from Getting Best-in-Class Vein Treatment

Andrew Simon Vein Health, Veins

Since we treat venous insufficiency or “ugly legs” patients, it is not uncommon to see that their vein health may be so complex that other issues like Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) might also come into play. DVT is a blood …

Read More

Why Most Vein Treatments are Expensive and Don’t Work but They’re Still Popular

Andrew Simon Ulcer, Uncategorized, Veins

As we discussed in our previous post,  “Just How Bad is Ugly Legs”, experts suggest that the annual U.S. taxpayer burden for vein-related ulcers is about $14.9 billion and climbing. Given how painful and expensive “ugly legs” can be, what if …

Read More

Just How Bad is “Ugly Legs”?

Andrew Simon Ulcer, Uncategorized, Veins

As we described in a previous post, we focus on treating the most typically under served patients. These are patients who have a CEAP score of C4 and higher. We tend to refer to these patients as having “ugly legs.”   …

Read More

Atrophie Blanche Associated with Venous Insufficiency

Natalie Buscemi Ulcer, Uncategorized, Veins

What is Atrophie Blanche? Atrophie blanche is a dermatologic finding characterized by white-or-light- colored patches of skin in regions with darker discoloration. This is a result of necrosis and the replacement of necrotic tissue with fibrin deposits and collagen.  As discussed …

Read More

3 Stages of Venous Insufficiency

Natalie Buscemi Ulcer, Vein Health, Veins

Varicose Veins: Do You Really Have Them? The term “varicose vein” can be misleading. The public might think of a varicose vein as a large, dilated, bulging vein on the surface of the skin, but that is not the real definition. …

Read More

Classification of Venous Disease

Natalie Buscemi Ulcer, Veins

The CEAP score is a classification used by most specialists who treat venous insufficiency.  It’s not universal, only about 60% of practitioners use it, but more and more third-party payers are adopting the language.  CEAP is a classification of chronic venous disorders, not …

Read More

Allure Medical is Opening An Office in West Bloomfield, MI

Tiffany Wisnieski Announcements, Articles, Cosmetic Solutions, Hormone Replacement, Press Release, Veins

Allure Medical Opening Office in February 2018 The Michigan based company made it on Detroit Free Press’s Top Places to Work, Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America and was also featured in The Huffington Post. Allure Medical, Michigan’s largest practice …

Read More

Health Care Crisis in America: How We Can Have an Impact, Part 2

Andrew Simon Announcements, New Technology, Press Release, Veins

  Why are we currently wasting about $15 billion each year to manage a problem that has a clear, permanent solution? by Dr. Charles Mok CHECK OUT PART ONE OF THIS BLOG HERE This accounts for about $15 billion per year in …

Read More