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More About Varicose And Spider Veins

Varicose veins and spider veins are similar in many ways. They are both blood vessels that twist and turn. They are typically in your legs and can be seen through your skin. Varicose veins are more significant than spider veins. They also are more raised and swollen than spider veins. Spider veins are smaller and are red, purple or blue and can also be located in your face.

FAQ About Dr. Alan Benvenisty

When you enter any doctor's office, you want to do it with confidence. Knowing that you and your health are in the best care is essential for peace of mind. Health issues can be scary, so finding the best doctor to care for them will help you navigate them confidently. Dr. Alan Benvenisty is a doctor who has won the trust and respect of his patients. He is a recognized and distinguished board certified vascular surgeon. You may be wondering what all those distinctions mean, and we’re here to help.

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a leg blood clot. It occurs when a blood clot is embedded in one of your major deep veins in your leg, and your blood is blocked. If you suffer from DVT, it can involve a sudden or acute pain and cause you to swell or experience warmth in the affected leg

When A Stroke Comes Suddenly

Like many things in life, a stroke often comes unexpectedly. You never plan for it, and its effects can be life altering or even life ending. According to the American Stroke Association, if you suffer from a stroke, it affects your arteries leading to and within your brain. It occurs when the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients to your brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. They also state, "stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and leading cause of disability in the United States."

Recovering From Your Balloon Angioplasty

Balloon angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure designed to open and improve your blood flow in your body’s arteries and veins. This procedure has become a popular treatment method for a variety of vascular conditions.

What Causes Blocking or Narrowing Of The Carotid Artery?

The major blood vessels in your neck that supply the blood to your brain, neck, and face are your carotid arteries. You have two carotid arteries (right and left). Your internal carotid artery supplies the blood to your brain. Your external carotid artery supplies the blood to your face and neck.

Three Small New Year’s Resolutions You Could Make That Will Give You Big Results

Happy 2019! Dr. Alan Benvenisty is honored to enter into another year of treating his patients. He will continue to treat you with the personal care and attention you need and deserve.

Stockings For Your Varicose Veins

If you suffer from varicose, you many want to consider asking Santa for a special kind of stocking that will reduce their appearance and painful symptoms. If you have varicose veins, they are due to the blood clotting behind the small valves in your veins instead of flowing back to your heart.

November Is American Diabetes Month

The American Diabetes Association observes November as the American Diabetes Month. Theyintend to use the month to raise awareness about the risk factors associated with diabetes and encourage people to make healthy changes.

Electrocardiograms Used To Determine The Cause Or Type Of Your Angina

Angina is not a disease, but it is a chest pain or discomfort with an assortment of symptoms that many assume are related to something else. It is an important symptom of an underlying condition known as coronary heart disease.