Dr Param (commonly known as Dr Gan) initially worked for over a decade in the field of Emergency and rural and remote medicine.
After seeing more and more of his patients suffering from chronic diseases such as varicose veins and their complications, including his own mother, he decided to do further training in the field of Phlebology (Specialised field of venous disease) to find effective, yet minimally invasive ways to treat his patients.
Are you looking at your legs right now and asking yourself: do I have varicose veins or are they spider veins? To understand the difference between varicose veins and spider veins in the lower leg and thigh region, we must look at what the purpose of veins is in first place: Veins are integral to the circulatory system of the …read more »
Time and time again, I consult with a patient who tells me that they have put off treatment of their varicose veins as they thought it was merely a cosmetic problem and did not want to come across as just being a “vain” individual. In that token, after taking a complete and detailed history, examining them and completing a duplex …read more »
Have you ever wondered why your legs swell more towards the end of the day? Or maybe you are unsure as to whether the bulging veins in your leg, could be a cause for the swelling. This blog will details the various causes of swelling in the limbs and uncover whether varicose veins could be the culprit for your puffy …read more »