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The Professional Staff of The Boca Vein Center

December 5, 2011 • the kimmel institute • Uncategorized

Richard D. Kimmel, DO, FACOS, FCCP, Medical Director Dr. Kimmel is a Board Certified Cardiothoracic and Vascular (CTV) Surgeon who has been in private practice in South Florida since 1991.   He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, a Clinical Investigator with the NIH, an Affiliate Member of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center of the University of South Florida, and an Assistant Clinical Instructor in Surgery at the Nova-Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Florid...

Varicose Vein Treatment Blog

August 5, 2011 • the kimmel institute • Uncategorized

Unique and Effective Varicose Vein Treatment Our Boca Raton office offers clinically proven treatments for varicose veins The medical staff at The Boca Vein Center uses a state-of-the-art Terason Vascular Ultrasound to fully evaluate and examine the veins in patients. Their experienced ultrasound technologists perform gentle and professional studies to help guide treatment decisions. Treatment Options include: Ambulatory Microphlebectomy This procedure is performed in the office under local anesthesia. When a patient has large visible veins that need to be removed, the microphlebectomy procedure is done to achieve both excellent cosmetic results as well as improvement in patients’ symptoms....

The Boca Vein Center

July 5, 2011 • the kimmel institute • Uncategorized

Complete treatment for varicose, reticular, and spider veins The Boca Vein Center opened in 1991 when Dr. Richard Kimmel saw a need in the Boca Raton area for an experienced vascular surgeon to help treat abnormal veins. Many doctors claim to be ‘experts’ but few are board certified vascular surgeons with the experience and technical skills needed to provide exceptional vascular care. Since then, Dr. Kimmel and his staff have been committed to treating their South Florida patients’ vein problems in a professional, friendly and safe office setting. The Boca Vein Center uses the latest technology and procedures to insure the best possible results....

About Varicose Veins

June 5, 2011 • the kimmel institute • Uncategorized

A Comprehensive Guide to Varicose Veins What are Varicose Veins? The term varicose vein refes to abnormal and unwanted veins that vary in size from small spider veins up to larger bulging varicose veins. Spider veins commonly occur on the legs, face and other areas. Varicose veins occur on the legs. Common symptoms include aching, leg fatigue and heaviness, itching, throbbing, night cramps, restless legs and ankle swelling. Conservative measures such as walking, compression hose and leg elevation may temporarily improve these symptoms. Signs and Symptoms Bulging, cord-like, twisted, soft, blue-to-purple swellings are seen on the legs, anywhere from the groin to the ankle....

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