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Dr. Henry Carlos Vasconez, MD

Hand Surgeon

Dr. Henry Vasconez is a hand surgeon practicing in Lexington, KY. Dr. Vasconez specializes in caring for hand, wrist and forearm problems without the option of surgery unless necessary. Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder and elbow problems and tend to suggest non-surgical treatments such as hand therapy or physical therapy.
41 years Experience
Dr. Henry Carlos Vasconez, MD
  • Lexington, KY
  • Univ Central Del Ecuador, Esc De Med, Fac De Cien Med, Quito, Ecuador
  • Accepting new patients

Is carpal tunnel surgery safe for a diabetic person?

Yes it is safe as long as the patient is well controlled for his diabetes, ie blood sugar and A1C. Diabetics actually have a tendency to develop compression neuropathies such READ MORE
Yes it is safe as long as the patient is well controlled for his diabetes, ie blood sugar and A1C. Diabetics actually have a tendency to develop compression neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

My nephew is born with webbed hands. At what age can he do his surgery?

Usually after the age of one year unless there are special circumstances. If and when the webbed fingers start to show compromise such as crookedness, they should be released. READ MORE
Usually after the age of one year unless there are special circumstances. If and when the webbed fingers start to show compromise such as crookedness, they should be released.