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Winter Is Not Just Coming, But Is Here!

This month, we introduce musing by our skin goddess Georgiana! Winter has its own challenges to our skin. The dry air, cold weather and temperature changes can cause many skin problems. These include dryness, cracking, flaking, irritation and the ...

Jan 3rd, 2019
January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month

More than 12,000 women each year will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus. Risk factors for cervical cancer include exposure to HPV, human papilloma virus, a weak immune system and smoking. It is important...

Jan 2nd, 2018
SculpSure Is Here!

SculpSure® helps you safely reduce stubborn fat in problem areas such as the belly, love handles, back, thighs and under the chin. NO SURGERY. NO DOWNTIME. ...

Jan 2nd, 2018
What is Kybella?

Kybella is an FDA approved fat buster designed to help eliminate the double chin! It contains a naturally occurring molecule that bursts fat cells, dissolves fat, which your body then flushes out. The aim for Kybella is to get rid of the fat under the ...

Nov 20th, 2017
What is Varithena?

Varithena is an FDA approved method of closing leg veins with nonfunctional valves which cause chronic venous insufficiency along with the management of varicose veins. In some ways, the structure of veins is more complex than the arteries. Veins differ...

Sep 28th, 2017
Unwanted Facial Veins?

The cynosure Elite+ ND:YAG laser can safely eliminate unwanted facial veins. This video describes the treatment of these veins. Please click here to open ...

Jul 27th, 2017
Some Thoughts About Skin Cancer

The weather is beautiful and people are headed to the beach, the pool or the park. What sometimes is forgotten is the risk of too much sun exposure and the most common type of cancer: skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer. This ...

Jul 17th, 2016
What is a Photo Facial?

A photo facial is a light based skin treatment to revitalize your skin! It can be performed with a variety of lasers or IPL (intense pulsed light) systems. The goal of the treatment may vary based on what issues you are concerned about. Light therapy ...

Mar 15th, 2016
On Vein Problems of the Leg

Over the last decade, there have been major advances in the minimally invasive approach to vein problems. The key to proper treatment is the correct diagnosis of the root cause of the vein problems of the leg. We start with a careful history and ...

Feb 28th, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Looking for a last minute Valentine's Day Special? Call for an appointment and say "Valentine" for a 50% off special on any Cosmetic office treatment. May not be combined with other offers. One per...

Feb 10th, 2016
On Competency

What does it mean to be competent at something? Competency may be defined as the ability to do something successfully or efficiently. When it comes to determining if a physician is competent in his profession, no one, board, no organization, no ...

Feb 3rd, 2016
Rosacea Facts

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin that effects millions of Americans. It may start as a general redness of the cheeks and nose. It may progress to bumps and thickening of the skin. It may be confused as "Adult Acne". It most ...

Jan 17th, 2016
Are You at Risk?

You just got home from vacation last night. You spent 6 hours on an airplane traveling back from some exotic location. In the morning you wake up with a painfully swollen left calf. Should you be worried? The answer is a resounding yes! What is a DVT?...

Jan 14th, 2016
New Guidelines for DVT Management

Interesting new guidelines for treatment of patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis: -Goodbye to Warfarin -Goodbye to compression stocking recommendations I agree with the first, but the second is kind of silly. Warfarin was difficult to manage and newer ...

Jan 12th, 2016
Hand Rejuvenation

Here is another interesting article about hand rejuvenation. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/15/fashion/Skin-Deep-Treating-Hands-for-Signs-of-Aging.html?_r=1 Unfortunately as we age, our hands make us look older than we really are! We spend most of ...

Sep 1st, 2015
What I Still Love About Medicine?

I had an article published on a well known blog: http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2015/08/why-this-physician-still-loves-medicine.html What I Still Love About Medicine? From every direction, the practice of medicine in the U.S. is under attack. If one ...

Aug 20th, 2015
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Here is an interesting article discussing the interaction between the venous and the lymphatic system. Chronic venous insufficiency can lead to not only the pain, aching, heaviness and restless legs but also swelling. The tissue fluid can overload the...

Aug 17th, 2015
Friday, August 7, 2015

This is a touching story about how doctors and patients can touch each other's lives in unanticipated ways. It is about the magic of the doctor-patient relationship. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2015/08/doctors-arent-allowed-to-cry-but-maybe-they-should...

Aug 6th, 2015
Individuality in Medicine?

http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2015/08/embracing-individuality-will-save-medicine-heres-how.html#comment-2173724348 This is an interesting article by a physician early in their career. I have been out of residency and fellowship for close to 20 yrs ...

Aug 3rd, 2015
Phlebitis

Many people have questions about a medical condition called phlebitis. Phlebitis means inflammation of a vein. Most of the time this is a "sterile" inflammation, which occurs in the absence of an actual infection (an exception might be after having an ...

Aug 2nd, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015

27 years ago I started my surgical internship at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center at the St. Luke's site. Hard to believe how time flys! There have been so many changes in technology, procedures, training and how health care is delivered. In my ...

Jul 29th, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Some people say that the appearance of one's hands tells a story of our lives! That is because of the environmental exposure our hands receive. Sun can cause significant skin damage and our hands are almost always exposed to the elements. A good ...

Jul 28th, 2015
Monday, July 27, 2015

Here is an interesting link with a lot of information about varicose veins. It is well written and answers many common questions! http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/240129.php If you suffer from varicose veins, you don't need to. Treatment is ...

Jul 26th, 2015
Monday, July 20, 2015

Here is an interesting article that one of my staff members found about varicose veins in young men: http://www.menshealth.com/health/varicose-veins-in-young-men If you’re like most guys, you figure that varicose veins are: a) a woman’s problem...

Jul 19th, 2015
Welcome to the blog of NJ VeinCare and Aesthetics Center!

NJ VeinCare and Aesthetics Center was created by Gary B. Nackman, MD, FACS, to provide quality patient focused care to patients with both medical and aesthetic needs. We specialize in the treatment of both painful and unsightly varicose and spider ...

Jul 15th, 2015