Lymphedema

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Many Houston patients with advanced or aggressive cases of lymphedema are looking for a treatment option that will provide them much-needed relief. Often these Houston women have already tried several lymphedema treatments, such as elevation, compression sleeves and garments, bandages, manual lymphatic drainage, exercise and weight loss, but are still suffering from excessive swelling due […]

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What Does a Lymphedema Surgeon Do? A lymphedema surgeon will perform one of three different types of experimental surgeries on lymphedema patients to alleviate swelling in the arm and promote the healthy flow of lymph fluid in the arm. While there are few qualified lymphedema surgeons in the US, Houston area breast cancer patients can […]

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If you’re a breast cancer patient living in the Houston area who is also suffering from lymphedema, you’re probably experiencing a wide range of emotions including fear, depression, anger, and frustration. Every breast cancer patient processes their diagnosis differently, but one thing is absolutely certain – at Fusi and Craig Plastic Surgery we respect our […]

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Lymphedema can be a painful complication of breast cancer treatment, in which lymph nodes were either surgically removed or radiated. In Connecticut and Houston lymphedema patients, the lymphatic and circulatory systems do not function properly, and lymph fluid collects in the arms, rather than draining normally. The results are a swollen arm that is noticeably […]

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Every year, there are more than 200,000 cases of lymphedema. Lymphedema is a painful and progressive disorder that occurs when there is a blockage in the lymphatic system, which is a part of the immune and circulatory systems. Common causes of lymphedema are the removal of lymph nodes or damage to lymph nodes due to […]

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