UGA · 01. January 2018
The College Football Playoff is an annual four team tournament to determine the national champion of the NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl Division (FBS), the highest level of college football in the United States (major college football). Georgia is headed to the College Football Final after defeating Oklahoma 54-48 in double overtime of Monday's Rose Bowl Game.
Summer is Almost Over · 26. August 2017
Well, we’ve almost made it through another summer in here in Georgia but shorts weather is far from over with warm temperatures lingering until October here in the south. So tell me, did you get those unsightly spider and varicose veins treated this year or did you put it off again? Procrastinating a potentially expensive treatment or procedure is easier to justify when we think it’s just a cosmetic improvement but did you know those blue and purple veins can be a sign of a more serious...
IDK about Vein Disease · 26. August 2017
As a nurse practitioner in general family practice, I’ve treated an enormous variety of medical conditions and illnesses. As is expected in general medicine, we practice with a broad brush and refer to specialists for more complex issues. Now, as I move into the specialty field of Venous Disease and Treatment, I’ve observed some very important elements of this chronic disease that are outside of the awareness of most general practitioners. 1. Tired, aching, heavy legs are not just symptoms...
RVT to RN Degree Program · 07. August 2017
Registered Nurses can become Sonographers simply by being trained on the job. There is not a pathway for Sonographer's to become nurses, despite the commonalities between the two professions. If you had a choice in a Registered Nurse or a Registered Vascular Sonographer injecting your veins who would you choose? Most nurses would choose the Sonographer. Who would you want to perform your ultrasound guided procedure a sonographer or a provider with no ultrasound experience? Find out more ....
Vein Testing Differences · 01. June 2017
Venous duplex ultrasounds are performed in the transverse and sagittal planes. Due to compression ultrasound being the gold standard most Sonographer's perform transverse compression first and focuson distal augmentation when assessing with Doppler. Most Sonographer's do not let the Doppler run and evaluate for phasicity or spontaneity the key indicators of a proximal obstruction. With compression established it is natural for the Sonographer to have mentally checked negative and perform...
Jason, a recently retired administrator, came to Truffles Vein Specialists before proceeding with a left total knee replacement. He had experienced chronic knee pain and mild swelling for nearly a decade, however it had progressively worsened since his retirement. “It’s true, when you retire, you find yourself suddenly more busy. With my new and busy schedule, my left knee became very swollen,” he said. “I developed a bulging lump on the inside and behind my right knee and I had...
Mild varicose vein in the back of the leg. Varicose veins are not a cosmetic but medical problem. Vein treatment options in Atlanta, Georgia.
Poor Medical Advice · 02. June 2016
You’ve heard it before…maybe even from your doctor ”varicose veins a cosmetic issue, you do not need treatment, it can make it worse”. Please read this next sentence very carefully and slowly. Varicose vein disease is a medical condition, any advice to the contrary is inaccurate and is not supported by evidence based medicine. To completely understand why the treatment of venous disease is so important, it is essential to know what causes them. Varicose veins are are enlarged, bulging,...
Many runners develop varicose veins. The veins bulge after a long run and there are obvious signs of medical vein disease, yet runners often don't complain of symptoms. The symptoms rush on the stage when they have an injury or stop due to other reasons.
The truth about varicose vein treatment, green tomatoes, United Healthcare, Aetna and the ridiculous natural remedies on Facebook.
Everyone is looking for a quick fix. We all want that magical cure that saves us time and money. I know I wish I could find that magical weight loss drug that helps me drop inches without sweating it out at the gym and counting calories, but the truth is that quick fixes don’t work. The same can be said for varicose vein treatments. The only way to get rid of varicose veins once and for all is to see a specialist, like Dr. Paul Feldman at Truffles Vein Specialists, so you can get a...
VenaSeal in Atlanta has only been performed by the top vein specialists. Dr. Paul Feldman of Truffles Vein Specialists is one of the few in the south to have been selected to perform this state of the art procedure at his Fayetteville, Georgia location.
VenaSeal Treatment Atlanta · 17. May 2016
You will find that many vein providers advertise the new VenaSeal procedure, however there are only two physicians in the Atlanta area who have actually performed the treatment. Dr. Ricotta in Roswell, Georgia and Dr. Feldman in Fayetteville, Georgia are the only vein doctors to actually perform the procedure at the time of this publication. For those on the south side, who prefer to avoid the task of navigating Atlanta traffic, Dr. Paul Feldman at Truffles Vein Specialists is now offering the...

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