The Best Peripheral Vascular Disease Doctors in DFW Saved My Legs


Jeff*, a 43-year-old man from Fort Worth, Texas, was diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease (PVD) by a vascular surgeon in central Texas. In peripheral vascular disease (PVD), also known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD), there is significant amount of calcium and plaque inside the arteries causing them to become hard and narrowed. This results in … Continue reading The Best Peripheral Vascular Disease Doctors in DFW Saved My Legs

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month September


It’s that time of year again: September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. The Vascular specialists at Precision Vascular and Interventional (Precision VIR) want to inform the Dallas and Fort Worth community about Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month and the available treatment options. The majority of the options in our practice are minimally invasive and … Continue reading Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month September

Peripheral Arterial Disease PAD Awareness Month September


September is The National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Peripheral Arterial Disease PAD Awareness month, and here at Precision Vascular and Interventional (Precision VIR), we agree that it is important to educate our patients on this crippling and costly disease. PAD, in simpler terms, is when the arteries of the legs become clogged from atherosclerotic plaque … Continue reading Peripheral Arterial Disease PAD Awareness Month September

Guidelines for After Sclerotherapy


You have been treated for unwanted veins on your legs or trunk. The recovery is very simple and predictable with most individuals having little or no problems, especially if you follow the instructions below after your Sclerotherapy treatment. Resume daily activities as normal. Wear the compression stockings or support hose on the treated leg continuously … Continue reading Guidelines for After Sclerotherapy

Skin Discoloration & Hyperpigmentation


Personalized Medical Treatment for Skin Discoloration & Hyperpigmentation Skin discoloration happens when iron from the red blood cells gets deposited under the skin and “stains” the skin. This occurs when there is increased venous congestion causing a leaking of red blood cells into the tissues, especially the lower legs. The venous congestion can be from underlying varicose veins. When … Continue reading Skin Discoloration & Hyperpigmentation

Venous Stasis Dermatitis


Venous Stasis Dermatitis is a Result of Venous Hypertension in the Legs Venous stasis dermatitis is a manifestation of advanced vein disease that affects the skin in the lower leg.  It is commonly misdiagnosed with patients potentially going years without identification of the true cause; underlying vein disease. Venous stasis dermatitis is a result of venous hypertension in the legs. … Continue reading Venous Stasis Dermatitis

Superficial Phlebitis and Acute Thrombophlebitis


  What Is Phlebitis? Up to a fourth of all patients with varicose veins and lower extremity venous insufficiency will have an episode of clotting of a varicosity. This can be nearly invisible or can be located just underneath the skin.  This condition is called acute superficial thrombophlebitis. The condition causes pain and discomfort but is usually self-limiting. It should, however, … Continue reading Superficial Phlebitis and Acute Thrombophlebitis