The Totality Blog

Veins 101: What even are Varicose Veins?

Welcome to the first session of Veins 101... We hope that this new blog series will teach you all the ins and outs you need to know about your veins, how they work, and what can be done to treat problems that arise. In this first post, we will be covering the...

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The Importance of Self-Care and Your Health

The term "Self-Care" has become increasingly popular over the last several years. Many people highlight the importance of self-care, but few talk about the actual health implications that research associates with a lack of good, consistent self-care. With self-care...

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Does my insurance cover varicose vein treatments?

Many patients and individuals wonder if the expensive health insurance they pay for will cover treatment of their varicose veins. In a nutshell, the answer is yes. As with all health insurance covered procedures and treatments, however, there are some hoops to jump...

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Acne Prone Skin… What really works?

Acne is a stubborn condition that tends to be thought of as a teenager's problem... but clinical studies show that 40-55% of adults aged 20-40 struggle with persistent acne and 54% of women older than 25 have some type of facial acne [1]. These adults are left asking...

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Is Varicose Vein Removal my only option??

For many years, the primary way to treat varicose veins was to physically remove the vein from the body in a procedure known as vein stripping. Thanks to medical developments and research, this is no longer your only option!! There are now many noninvasive treatment...

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Totality’s Response to COVID-19

Reopening Update (5/11/2020) We at Totality hope that you and your loved ones have remained safe and healthy during this difficult time. The COVID-19 virus has significantly impacted all our lives and we are hopeful that, with proper precautions, Totality will re-open...

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Every year on March 10, National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is held. Totality stands with you, female strong! Fifteen years ago today, the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health started the National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS...

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Mardi Gras Special: How does Laser Hair Removal work?

Mardi Gras is a classic, timeless celebration that began centuries ago in Europe. As time moved forward, Mardi Gras become a day nobody would miss, one with elegant balls, carnivals, and "throws". And today marks another treasured day of Mardi Gras! You might be...

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Go RED for Valentine’s Day!

February is American Heart Month, and what better of a day to discuss hearts than Valentine's Day? To all women... how is your heart? Many might think of Heart Disease as a "man's disease", but it is actually the number one killer of women in the US. One out of every...

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How does IPL get rid of my dark spots?

Have you ever wondered if IPL really works on your dark spots? And if it does work, how does it do it???? To find out the answer to both of those questions, read on! IPL, or intense pulsed light, is a technology that utilizes broad spectrum light to produce energy and...

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Varicose Vein Treatment – Easy New Year’s Resolution!

At Totality, our specialty is treating Varicose Veins. Dr. KathyLee Santangelo has been exclusively treating varicose veins for more than ten years, practicing previously as a cardiothoracic surgeon. With loads of experience and many treatment options, Totality can...

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Sharing Tree Toy Drive

Starting NOW through December 25, 2019, bring in new, unwrapped toys and receive a 10% off discount voucher for each toy! Help Totality give back this season and give families in need a Christmas morning to remember. Sharing Tree is an OKC-metro area nonprofit...

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Age Spots?

Do you have age spots or hyper-pigmentation on your chest, hands, arms, or legs that you wish would go away? IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, a photo rejuvenation cosmetic procedure may be your answer! For more information on IPL, follow this...

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Calm the Stress of the Season

Calm the stress of the season with a NuEra tight, 30 minute, warm, soothing facial treatment for $75. NuEra is a temperature controlled radio frequency skin smoothing system with the power to redefine skin tone. Revive, uplift, and relax with NuEra. Call for your...

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Lower Leg Discoloration: What Does It Mean?

Reddish, brown discoloration of the lower leg is often due to Chronic Venous Insufficiency, and this discoloration is called Venous Stasis Dermatitis. Oxygenated blood is pumped to the body by the heart. It is returned to the heart for re-oxygenation by a system of...

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Leg Wound That Will Not Heal?

A venous skin ulcer is a shallow wound that occurs when the leg veins do not return blood back toward the heart the way they should. This is called venous insufficiency. These ulcers usually form on the sides of the lower leg, above the ankle and below the calf....

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What Are Neuromodulators?

According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, "Neuromodulators are wrinkle-relaxing injections of botulinum toxin – commercially known as Botox Cosmetic, Dysport or Xeomin – that are used to treat wrinkles, frown lines and crow’s feet. A minute amount of...

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Botox Anyone?

BOTOX® is a nonsurgical treatment that improves the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows in people 18-65 years of age for a short period of time. The treatment is quick, usually less than 15 minutes, and requires no downtime or recovery. With a...

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WE DO LEGS!

At Totality, we specialize in the treatment of varicose and spider veins. Our state-of-the-art treatments are provided by a team with over 60+ years experience, and are provided in-office, usually within one hour. No expensive, unnecessary hospital costs or operating...

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