We understand that nothing beats being able to hear from your healthcare provider directly. That’s why we’ve collected an assortment of videos below that provide valuable information, when you want it, about some common vein disorders and treatments. In many cases, you will hear directly from board-certified vascular surgeon Dr. Edward G. Mackay of Edward G. Mackay and Associates, LLC in the video.
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Video: Meet Dr. Mackay
Meet board-certified vascular surgeon Dr. Edward G. Mackay, a sought-after medical specialist whose expertise centers on the treatment of varicose veins and other venous diseases.
Videos: Venous Conditions & Treatments
Dr. Mackay talks with Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend about how varicose veins form, symptoms that can occur, and your options for treating it.
Many smaller vein issues can be treated with sclerotherapy and larger vein issues with phlebectomy to remove the problematic vein.
In this video, Dr. Mackay walks you through the process of treating varicose veins with endovenous laser treatment. He was the first to use the procedure in the Tampa Bay area.
There are several things you can do right now to help prevent varicose veins – or help keep your condition from getting worse. In this video, Dr. Mackay talks about these tips as well as the importance of finding a reputable vascular surgeon for any type of vein treatment.
In this interview with Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend, Bethany Berghoffer, PA-C, talks about the No. 1 cause of spider veins – and the gold standard treatment used at Edward G. Mackay and Associates, LLC to treat it.
Bethany Berghoffer, PA-C discusses how she and the other providers at Edward G. Mackay and Associates, LLC are able to effectively use sclerotherapy to treat spider veins.
Dr. Mackay discusses the pros and cons of sclerotherapy vs. laser treatment to treat spider veins.
Dr. Mackay walks you through a typical in-office sclerotherapy treatment session for spider veins.
As you might expect, and as Dr. Mackay explains, the answer is, “it depends.”
Hyperpigmentation, matting, ulceration, and more are possible side effects of a sclerotherapy treatment.
Dr. Mackay talks with Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend about what to do if you notice varicose veins or are experiencing leg pain, swelling, or nonhealing sores.
These tight socks or stockings can support the veins in your leg, encourage proper blood circulation, and reduce the likelihood of blood clots.