Category: Venous Stasis

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Brown Spots on Legs and Feet

  If you notice that you have brown spots on your lower legs, feet or ankles, you may want to schedule an appointment with a vein specialist. Brown discolorations or spots typically signify an underlying vein disorder, a disorder you may not even be aware of, that is getting worse. Why Do I Have... Read More

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Treating Wounds with Absorbent Alginate Dressing

  What is Alginate Dressing? Absorbent Alginate dressing is typically used as a dressing for chronic to acute wounds. The alginate dressings work well as when they are put onto the wound they immediately begin forming a firm, moist gel also known as a hydrophilic gel which is both highly absorbent... Read More

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Venous Stasis Dermatitis

Venous Stasis Dermatitis is a change in the color or texture of the skin and most commonly affects the lower extremities as a result of impaired venous blood flow. It's a chronic condition that requires long-term care and management to prevent the cutaneous sequela of Chronic Venous Insufficiency... Read More