What Is Venous Disease?

What is Venous disease? Venous disease refers to conditions that affect the veins, which are blood vessels responsible for carrying blood back to the heart. It encompasses a range of disorders that affect the veins' ability to efficiently return blood to the heart,...

What Is Lymphedema?

To put it simply, lymphedema is the swelling (edema) of lymph tissue. This usually happens when your lymphatic system isn’t running at 100% and can’t drain lymph fluid normally.

What Is Lipedema?

We all have fat cells, which help insulate and cushion our body. Lipedema is an abnormal accumulation of fat cells, usually in the legs or arms. Dr. Ellen Derrick, the founder of BoxBar Vascular, has been providing venous care in Seattle for decades. Have you been dealing with lipedema? We can help. Book an appointment with us today, and start your road to recovery.


The PEARL laser treatment is a fractional laser resurfacing that is a safe and effective treatment for lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin texture. Fractional laser resurfacing allows me to provide a more comprehensive treatment for my patients, and that means better...

Beauty is Confidence

I want to talk about my great grandmother, Fayette Peel. She was born in a small town in Texas called Gauze in the 1800’s. Gauze is situated on the Brazos River. Her father owned a large ranch and had a meat packing company. She grew up watching her father work very...

Working at BoxBar Vascular

It is truly a pleasure to work at BoxBar Vascular.  Dr. Ellen Derrick has not only created a beautiful and relaxing environment for her patients but has carried that feeling over to the way she runs BoxBar as a place of employment. The staff here at BoxBar feel...

No double Chin is the Same

Submental Fullness, also known as the dreaded double chin. Your “turkey gobbler” can be bothersome, unsightly and perhaps make you feel self-conscious.  No matter how healthy your diet or how much you exercise you won't be able get rid of that pesky pouch of...

Varicose Veins and The Ballard Locks

The Ballard Locks are a series of gates that regulate water levels in Lake Washington and Lake Union with Sea Levels. They also move boats from the water level of the lakes to the water level of the sea- amazing! Each of us has a series of venous valves in our legs...

Be Relentless

The first week of 2018 is under your belt and I hope you are finding your stride for the initiatives that you want to drive in your life this year.  Is your focus Health? Relationships? Getting organized? Balance? Creating a new reality for yourself and your life? All...

Out of Darkness, Into the Light

Spring in Central Texas celebrates the reawakening of life with bluebonnets and red Indian paint brushes bathing the rocky hills and pastures with bright color. Life is light hearted and carefree. It was a deceptive beauty last year: On the second day of Spring, my...

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