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Congratulations to our Physicians

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Congratulations to Dr. Muetterties, Dr. Brecher, and Dr. Becker

for being named Main Line Today Top Docs again in 2015! 

 

 

Also check out the Vein Center at Brinton Lake’s Physician Profile

in Main Line Today Magazine here….

http://www.mainlinetoday.com/Main-Line-Today/Resources/Healthcare/index.php/name/The-Vein-Center-at-Brinton-Lake/listing/31598/

Main Line Top Docs 2014

Congratulations to all three Vein Center at Brinton Lake physicians for being named Main Line Today Top Docs! Dr. Muetterties, Dr. Brecher, and Dr. Becker were the only Vein Center physicians name in their field. Check out Page 96 of the December 2014 Edition.

Vein Treatment in Glen Mills, PA

What is the difference between laser and radiofrequency treatment of the veins?

Both techniques use catheters that are threaded up into the abnormal vein and apply heat. The success rate of closing the veins is equivalent. We have found at the Vein Center at Brinton Lake, that patients treated with radiofrequency ablation rather than laser have less pain and bruising.

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Venous Disease Treatment Glen Mills, PA

Venous insufficiency is a very common condition resulting from decreased blood flow from the leg veins up to the heart, with pooling of blood in the veins. Normally, one-way valves in the veins keep blood flowing toward the heart, against the force of gravity. When the valves become weak and don’t close properly, they allow blood to flow backward, a condition called reflux. Veins that have lost their valve effectiveness, become elongated, rope-like, bulged and thickened.

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Venous Disease Facts

Venous insufficiency is a common condition that affects close to half of the United States population. In fact, 50 percent of women and 40 percent of men have venous disease.

Risk Factors for Venous Disease

Though so much of the population is affected by venous disease, there are certain risk factors that make people more susceptible to it including:

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