Weight Loss Surgery
May 28, Tuesday 6:00 pm
Where: Courtyard Boston Woburn/Boston North Hotel
We encourage you to attend the live session but the Online Seminar is always open if you don't want to wait until the next live seminar
Support Group Meeting will be
held on June 26, Wednesday at 7:30 pm
following the Information Seminar.
TOPIC: To be announced...
In the meantime check the Online Support Forum for any issues.
Did you know?
Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy or VSG is now covered by most health insurance plans. The Weight Center at Commonwealth Surgical Associates has been offering Sleeve Gastrectomy since 2008.
2012 Top Doctors
Dr. Dennis Begos was recognized
In the December 2012 issue of Boston Magazine Dr. Begos was recognized as a Top Doctor in colorectal surgery. The 2012 list features a total of 645 physicians selected by their peers in 57 specialties.
at the Commonwealth Surgical Associates Vein Center are dedicated to our team approach to
There have been major and exciting advancements in this field over the past few years in our understanding and treatment of varicose veins and their symptoms. This has allowed us to make great improvements in our ability to eradicate these problematic and unsightly veins and eliminate their symptoms. Our team of doctors, nurses and technologists are confident that you will find our unified approach comprehensive and comfortable.
As we begin to discover the basis of your vein problems, we would like you, the most important member of the team, to join with us and understand how varicose veins form, what they do to your legs, what you can do to help yourself, and what we will do to help you. Please feel free to explore our web site for information you may find useful, and contact us if you have any questions.
You have three kinds of veins in your legs: the superficial veins, which lie closest to your skin; the deep veins, which lie deep in the leg and are surrounded by muscles; and perforating veins, which connect the superficial veins to the deep veins.
In your legs, 80–90% of the blood is carried by the veins that are
surrounded by your muscles. These are called the “deep veins.” The
superficial veins are smaller and travel just under your skin and in the
fatty tissue between your skin and your muscles. There are many extra
superficial veins, and none of them is essential to the function of your