Advanced Vein Care of Altoona, Central Pa’s premier vein care specialists, has earned a three-year reaccreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) as a certified Vein Center for the treatment and management of superficial venous conditions. Advanced Vein Care is locally owned and independently operated in Duncansville by board-certified general surgeon and vein surgeon David […]
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Advanced Vein Care of Altoona is proud to announce that Jill S. Buterbaugh has completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland. She joined Dr. David C. Faber in 2008 as part of his general surgery practice and in 2012 joined Advanced Vein Care, where she has performed the […]
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I was never a big fan of anything claiming to be “one size fits all”. I don’t know about you, but nothing makes me feel more confident than when an outfit fits just right. Why settle for what was made for everyone when you could have something made specifically for you? Aesthetic Medicine at Advanced […]
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There comes a day when we all look in the mirror and think, “what happened”? Whether it’s the fine lines creeping in or uneven skin tone from sun or pregnancy, the thought of aging can be quite unnerving. The days go by so quickly, and every little thing about life seems to contribute to the […]
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Myth: Varicose veins are just a cosmetic issue. FACT: Varicose veins, if not medically treated, can progress to a more serious form of venous disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). In addition to causing leg pain and swelling, this can result in leg restlessness, skin damage and even ulcers. Myth: Vein treatments are extremely painful. FACT: There are minimally-invasive treatment options […]
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Healthy veins are essential to living well. Four out of ten adults in the United States suffer from venous disorders. If you are one of them, you should know there are virtually pain-free treatments available. Now is the ideal time to contact a vein specialist for treatment of unsightly varicose veins, facial veins and spider veins in the legs. Why […]
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What is vein disease? Healthy veins have valves which open and close to assist the return of blood to the heart. Venous disease occurs if these valves become damaged, allowing the backward flow of blood in the legs. When blood cannot be properly returned through the vein, it can pool in the legs, leading to a […]
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What is vein disease? Healthy veins have valves which open and close to assist the return of blood to the heart. Venous disease occurs if these valves become damaged, allowing the backward flow of blood in the legs. When blood cannot be properly returned through the vein, it can pool in the legs, leading to […]
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By Jill Buterbaugh, RN, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC Many people today choose to use homeopathic remedies rather than prescription medications or surgical procedures. When a vein has already become diseased, there is no way to reverse the damage already done. The only effective treatments would be those treatments that permanently destroy the vein. There are some supplements […]
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