Spirit of Women, Baystate Franklin Medical Center, presents program on varicose veins

Spirit of Women at Baystate Franklin Medical Center will host Legs: Looking Good & Feeling Better, focusing on varicose veins, Monday, November 9, 6 – 7:30 pm, in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s main conference rooms. The guest speaker will be Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, vascular surgeon at Baystate Medical Practices – Franklin Multi-Specialty.

Varicose veins are often associated with skin discoloration, inflammation, pigmentation or hardening of the surrounding tissues. Usually occurring in the legs and feet, they may be a cosmetic concern because of their darkened appearance.

Dr. Kaufman will discuss the types of veins in your body; and contributing factors, symptoms of and treatments for varicose veins.

Dr. Kaufman received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Francisco; he completed his internship and residency at Mass. General Hospital. He is board-certified in vascular surgery.

There is no charge for the program; refreshments will be served. To register for Legs: Looking Good & Feeling Better, call 1-800-377-4325.