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Nonsurgical Treatments for Triple A

Did you know that surgery may not be the first choice for treating an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? Read about Triple A and what a vascular surgeon considers when designing a treatment strategy for this potentially dangerous condition.

Nov 4th, 2020
6 Signs You May Need an Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that’s used to open arteries clogged with fatty deposits called plaque. Read what an expert has to say about the symptoms that may signal your need for angioplasty.

Sep 7th, 2020
Preparing for Dialysis

Has your doctor recommended dialysis? Learn more about this life-saving treatment for people with kidney failure and the role a vascular surgeon plays in preparing you for this vital therapy.

Aug 20th, 2020
Vascular Services and COVID-19: What You Should Know

We take your health very seriously here at Frontier Medical Care and are taking extra measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Find out what we’re doing to help protect our patients, staff, and community from this virus.

Jul 29th, 2020
Understanding Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

An abdominal aortic aneurysm becomes life-threatening if it ruptures. Timely treatment can prevent a rupture. Understanding your risk factors and the symptoms to watch for can help you avoid a rupture. Learn more from a vascular specialist.

May 6th, 2020
Leg Pain Could be a Sign of a Vascular Issue

You’ve probably heard that clogged arteries can cause problems for your heart. But did you know that plaque buildup in your arteries can also affect blood flow in your legs? Find out what leg pain might mean for your vascular health.

Apr 18th, 2020
4 Tips to Speed Your Recovery After Vascular Surgery

From eliminating varicose veins to clearing arteries clogged by plaque, vascular surgery can address a wide variety of conditions that affect the health of your blood vessels. Learn how to help ensure a speedy recovery after your procedure.

Mar 17th, 2020
What Causes Varicose Veins?

Are you wondering if you’ll develop varicose veins like your mom? Or do you already wear long pants year-round to hide those bluish, bulgy veins popping up on your thighs and calves? Find out what causes varicose veins and what you can do about them.

Feb 27th, 2020
5 Tips to Help Prevent Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral arterial disease affects millions of people around the world. This condition, which affects blood flow in the arteries, can lead to cramping, leg weakness, and even amputation. Read on to learn how you can prevent getting this disease.

Jan 1st, 2020
How Long Does It Take to Recover From Angioplasty?

Each year, one million Americans undergo angioplasty. But what is this life-saving procedure, and what can you expect from it? Keep reading to learn how this 40-year-old procedure can prevent heart attacks with little downtime.

Dec 1st, 2019
What Is the Best Way to Get Rid of Spider Veins?

Having beautiful skin is an important part of feeling attractive. Spider veins leave ugly red or blue marks that show through your skin and can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Learn the best way to get rid of spider veins!

Nov 14th, 2019