Certain health conditions tend to affect women more than men, whether it is breast cancer, osteoarthritis, or menopause. Does this hold true for varicose veins as well? According to research—yes; you can add spider and varicose veins to the list. If you are a woman and suffer from varicose veins, you are far from alone. … Continue reading Are Spider and Varicose Veins More Prevalent In Women?
Are there any foods or diets that are good for veins and vascular health? As quoted by the famous author, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “You are what you eat,” the health of your body reflects what you’re putting into it. In other words, diet plays a critical role in maintaining the health of all your body systems, … Continue reading Eating Right for Healthy Veins: Health Food Tips
Get an inside look at our very own Dr. Suzanne Slonim! Learn more about her interventional radiology experience in an article on Voyage Dallas Magazine. In this article, Dr. Slonim talks about her passion for helping women get rid of fibroids without surgery using Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). She has built a following, partnering with … Continue reading Precision VIR’s Dr. Suzanne Slonim Featured in Voyage Dallas Magazine
The doctors at Precision Vascular and Interventional (Precision VIR) strongly feel that the best care of chronic and critical limb ischemia patients requires a team approach with podiatrists and wound care doctors. These patients with arterial ischemic wounds, especially those in diabetic patients, require the off-loading and wound care that a well-trained podiatrist can provide. … Continue reading Vascular Doctors Working with Podiatrists & Wound Care Physicians
Do you know your BMI (Body Mass Index)? Your cholesterol count? Your blood pressure? If not, you may not be visiting your doctor often enough. An article on well-beingsecrets.com gives 30 reasons why Americans should be visiting their doctors more often than they currently do, and that includes your vein doctor. Here are some of … Continue reading Why Visit Your Vein Doctor More Often?
Why are people talking about platelet rich plasma (PRP)? You may have heard in the news about a professional athlete like Tiger Woods or Alex Rodriguez receiving a PRP injection, or maybe your friend or family member has undergone PRP treatment. These patients have received a new treatment called platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy, whereby a … Continue reading Platelet Rich Plasma: PRP for Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care
Scientists at Children’s Medical Research Institute at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX are working hard at uncovering the biological basis of bone formation in mice to help with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease of low bone mass that predisposes affected individuals to fractures. It is estimated that 54 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis, and it is … Continue reading Osteoporosis Research: Local Dallas Scientists Have Uncovered a New Bone-Forming Growth Factor
Talking to Your Doctor You may not remember everything you want to ask your doctor. You may find it helpful to write down questions prior to your appointment. When you do get answers to your questions, write them down, too. That way, when you get home, you won’t forget and you will be better equipped … Continue reading 8 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Vein Doctor
What if a doctor could save your limb, your liver, your brain … your life, and send you home with only a Band-Aid? No Surgery, No Stitches, No Scars. This is the tag-line of the new documentary series released on Amazon showcasing interventional radiology. Without a Scalpel is a 40-minute episode featuring the stories of … Continue reading Learn About Interventional Radiology in New Online Documentary