Spring is Nearly Here: Can Shorts Be Far Behind?

The first day of Spring will be March 20. While this month’s forecast shows temperatures ranging from 17 to 51 degrees, much warmer weather will be here soon enough. Ask Yourself These Questions: “Are my legs healthy looking and feeling for spring?” “Can shorts, skirts and swimsuits be far behind at the beach, pool, lake, … Continued

How Calcagno & Rossi Can Help Chronic Vein Disease

According to the American Venous Forum, Chronic Venous Disease (CVD) refers to a variety of chronic conditions related to or caused by veins that become diseased or abnormal, which typically include: Aching, ugly varicose veins and unsightly spider veins Leg swelling Chronic venous insufficiency Skin changes in your lower legs and ankles such as, pigmentation, red … Continued

Venous Closure vs. Vein Stripping at Calcagno & Rossi

For years and years, vein stripping was the “gold” standard in treating bulging, painful, unsightly and embarrassing varicose veins. This procedure to physically remove or “strip” your great saphenous vein (GSV) required surgery in a hospital, a general anesthetic, multiple 3- to 8-inch long incisions, and could take up to five hours for the operation. … Continued

A Medical Necessity Varicose Vein Procedure Testimonial

Linda, a 66-year-old retired nurse and grandmother of four struggled with varicose veins for almost 30 years before seeking treatment at Calcagno & Rossi Vein Treatment Center in Mechanicsburg, PA. By the way, varicose vein procedures like the one performed on Linda that doctors diagnose as a medical necessity are covered by most insurance plans. “Balancing a … Continued