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Your Austin, TX Varicose Vein Treatment Dermatologist

Varicose Vein Treatment  Varicose veins affect men and women of varied age groups and if detected in early stages can be managed by regular exercise and massage to those areas. But when they become larger and deeper at advanced stages


Spider Vein Removal Treatments

Spider veins are a common dermatology problem that can affect the aesthetic appearance of the skin. If neglected for long, it may also lead to more complications. Dr. Steven Zimmet is an experienced dermatologist providing effective non-surgical treatments for spider


Tip of the Week: Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

March was DVT month, but lots of people are gearing up for travel in these coming months. Understand the risk factors and preventive measures you can take to prevent DVT while on long flights or sitting in the same place


Just Released: Dr. Zimmet’s Chapter in “The Vein Book”

The new 2014 second edition of The Vein Book, published by Oxford Press, and edited by John Bergan and Nisha Bunke-Paquette is now available in stores. Dr. Zimmet contributed a chapter on the  “Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins.” Since its initial


Dr. Zimmet Invited to the Sedona Days Vein Conference

The invitation only annual Sedona Days Vein Conference is held each April in Carefree, Arizona, organized by Nick Morrison MD and sponsored by an unconditional educational grant from MediUSA. This unique medical conference is structured after a similar conference held


Overview of Dr. Steven Zimmet’s Austin Dermatology Practice

Austin Dermatologist Dr. Steven Zimmet, with more than three decades of experience as a dermatologist, provides state of the art skin care solutions to patients in and around Austin, TX. He makes use of advanced laser techniques to achieve safe,


Watch Dr. Zimmet on a Vein Health PBS Special

Dr. Zimmet was recently on a PBS Special, “Vein Health: Discoveries, New Technologies and Breakthroughs” hosted by Dr. Helane Fronek, a leading specialist in the study of vein disease. Our very own Dr. Zimmet is one of the distinguished vein care


Varicose and Spider Veins Mythbusters

Myth: Varicose veins are the same as spider veins. Busted: Both varicose veins and spider veins are characterized by dilated blood vessels and malfunctioning valves inside of veins, leading to blood back-flow. However, spider veins are thinner visible blood vessels


Compounded Sclerosants Not Approved by FDA May Cause Health Issues

Sclerotherapy, or the injection of a sclerosant into a vein in order to close it and make it dissolve, is an effective way to treat spider and varicose veins. However, not all sclerosants are created equal. There are two excellent


Choosing the Right Sclerotherapy Treatment

As the weather heats up and Austinites start shedding their jackets for shorts and swimsuits, you might consider sclerotherapy as a way to erase varicose or spider veins. However, it is important to remember that not all sclerotherapy treatments were


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