Common Challenges for Lymphedema Patients

Three Common Challenges Lymphedema Patients Face When Seeking Treatment Lymphedema can be a painful and devastating condition. Many suffering from lymphedema struggle to work, enjoy hobbies and remain active. It can even put a strain on relationships with family and friends. But with the proper treatment, patients can find immense relief and significantly improve their quality of life. Unfortunately, finding the proper care can be......
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Insurance Challenges & Your Patient Advocate Team

Overturning Surgery Authorization Denials Too often, lymphedema patients in need of surgery are denied authorization to proceed by their insurance company. This is after months or even years of working to identify the issue and find the right doctor and treatment plan. This leaves patients devastated and confused all while battling the physical pains of their disease. At this point in the process, patients have......
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Dr. Jay W Granzow to Open New Lymphedema and Lipedema Surgery Center in Jacksonville, Florida

The Granzow Lymphedema and Lipedema Center by Jay W Granzow, MD announces the opening of its newest Jacksonville, Florida location this month. Currently, Dr. Granzow and his team are located in Southern California, where they provide Lymphedema and Lipedema treatment to patients from around the world. Beginning June 21st, 2021, those affected by Lymphedema or Lipedema can receive the same ground-breaking treatment and surgery from......
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How Safe Is Lymphedema Surgery?

Modern lymphedema surgeries are considered safe by those familiar with the procedures. In the past, lymphedema surgeries were less successful and much more invasive. The procedures were mostly ablative, meaning that large amounts of tissue including skin and deeper structures were removed....
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Researchers Present the Latest Advances in Lymphedema Surgery

The latest research in lymphedema surgery was presented this month during at the lymphedema surgery sessions of the 12th International National Lymphedema Network (NLN) in Dallas, Texas. Moderated by Dr. Jay Granzow, the sessions focused on effective surgery for lymphedema, a condition that can cause severe swelling in arms or legs after treatment for cancer....
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