Blog Archive

Puffy Legs are One of the First Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis May 22nd, 2020

Studies show that deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can affect up to 900,000 Americans every year and cause 60,000-100,000 deaths. If you’re suffering from DVT, you should make an appointment with us at Hamilton Vascular right away. Our team of board-certified physicians and surgeons has the expertise and experience to treat...

Update from Dr. Bingham May 10th, 2020

This is to inform you that effective June 11, 2020, I will no longer practice medicine with Hamilton Vascular. Carlos Hamilton, MD is available to continue your care at Hamilton Vascular and I recommend Dr. Hamilton to see you as needed. In the meantime, I will continue to treat you...

When are Varicose Veins More than Just a Cosmetic Concern? Apr 2nd, 2020

You may have varicose veins or noticed them on someone else — those swollen and twisted veins that appear larger and more visible than the others. They can cause embarrassment and prevent someone from ever wearing shorts again, but they can also signal more serious health issues. Our vein specialists...

A Message From Carlos Hamilton, MD: Important COVID-19 Update Mar 19th, 2020

In the last several days, concern over COVID-19 infection has increased. We understand that our patients may be concerned about coming in for their appointments; however, continued follow-up care is necessary to ensure you remain healthy. We have always maintained an infection control process and regularly sanitize our offices to...

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Wound that Won't Heal Mar 2nd, 2020

If you, or a loved one, have a leg or foot wound that won’t heal after a month or longer, it’s time to see a doctor. These wounds could be a sign of something more serious like diabetes or vein problems, and the longer you wait, the worse it may...

How to Prevent Restless Legs Syndrome from Ruining Your Sleep Feb 25th, 2020

If you’re dealing with restless legs syndrome, you know how hard it is to get a good night’s sleep. And if you don’t sleep well, you can’t function at your best. You may find it hard to focus or stay awake at work. You may lose interest in daily activities...

Banishing Varicose Veins Has Never Been Easier Jan 31st, 2020

Ropey, discolored, twisted leg veins can be one more unwanted sign of aging. These purple, red, or blue veins appear on your legs as the result of added pressure on your circulatory system in your extremities caused by movement. Varicose veins are more common in women than men, especially during...