When an internal organ slips through damaged tissue, you have a hernia. While many hernias do not have obvious or painful symptoms, they can become life threatening if the protruding organ becomes pinched and is unable to receive adequate blood flow. All hernias have the potential to become pinched, strangulated hernias. After diagnosing your hernia … Continued
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Vein disease affects approximately 25 million Americans and is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States. Surgical Specialists of Carolina offer multiple minimally invasive techniques and treatments for people who suffer from varicose and spider veins. Types of vein treatment We offer the most modern techniques to help relieve the painful … Continued
In an article published on May 17th, Dr. Mason was featured in an exclusive interview with Western Carolina Medical Society that highlights the innovations at Surgical Specialists of Carolina. The article covers information about the Clearwave kiosk and how it not only helps to streamline the check-in process but allows for Dr. Mason to spend … Continued
Obesity has been linked to significant health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or even cancer. If you are struggling to lose weight and your doctor recommends weight loss surgery to expedite the process, there are a few options, depending on your specific needs. Take charge of … Continued
Vein consultations detect vein disease and identify treatments for varicose veins and spider veins. Learn more from Surgical Specialists of Carolina. Vein consultations play an important role in our overall health. They can confirm the presence and severity of vein disease, determine the most effective treatments for varicose veins, spider veins and reveal serious circulatory … Continued