Lunch and Learn
Varicose Veins: Not Just a Cosmetic Concern
Ricardo Rao, MD, vascular surgeon
Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins in your legs and affect about 50% of U.S. men and women. For some, they are a cosmetic concern. For others, however, they can mean pain and swelling, and possibly other circulatory problems. Join Dr. Rao and learn more about the causes, as well as the treatment options available for varicose veins.
Monday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-noon
Longview Farm House
13525 Clayton Road
On the Move: Keep Your Hips and Knees Healthy and Reduce Pain
Richard Johnston, MD, orthopedic surgeon
Ryan Pitts, MD, orthopedic surgeon
Remember all of the things that you used to do so easily, until your hip or knee started slowing you down? Well, imagine doing all those things again. Join us and learn what you can do to keep your joints healthy and to reduce your joint pain, as well as hear about the latest surgical procedures in joint replacement surgery.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh Blvd.