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What are the best treatments offered by Varicose vein doctors in Illinois?

Feb 6, 2020

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A top vein doctor describes how varicose veins must be treated, and outlines the best procedures offered by Varicose Vein doctors in Illinois.

Anyone who has varicose veins knows how annoying they can be. These twisty, bulging structures on your legs can look pretty unsightly, but besides that, they can cause throbbing pain and heavy, aching feet. So how do you get rid of them? Before you decide on the best method of fixing something, you need to know what is causing it in the first place. Read on to find out!

Varicose vein doctors in Illinois share: what causes varicose veins, anyway?

Although varicose veins appear as small to medium sized veins on your legs and thighs, the problem is not actually in these veins. The actual vein problem, called chronic venous insufficiency (CVS), stems from the largest superficial veins of your legs, called the saphenous veins. These veins carry a significant amount of blood back from the legs to your heart. This is a tough job, as these veins need to function against gravity. To prevent blood from tricking back down into the legs, these veins have valves, or one-way doors, which seal shut as the blood flows past.  In CVS, however, these valves malfunction, and blood tends to pool in the leg veins instead of moving on to the heart. The excess blood forces its way into smaller veins, which bulge beneath your skin and appear as varicose veins. This is a deep problem, which can only be addressed at a reputed vein clinic.

So how exactly can you fix this problem?

Clearly, merely treating the existing visible varicose veins will not work – more pooled blood will just cause new varicose veins to form! For a permanent fix, you need to address the larger saphenous veins, where the defect actually lies. A decade ago, the only solution was to surgically remove the saphenous veins, through a process called vein stripping. Today, however, vein doctors use minimally invasive procedures, which are quick, comfortable, and require no recovery time. These procedures use different techniques to block up the saphenous veins. When the vein is sealed off, the blood finds its way to the deeper veins of the leg, and makes its way to the heart through this healthier route.

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What techniques can my Varicose Vein doctor in Illinois use, to block up my leg veins?

There are several minimally invasive procedures available to address CVS. The most frequently used ones are:

  • Radiofrequency ablation: The skin over the defective vein is numbed, and a tiny incision is made. Through this incision, a radiofrequency catheter is inserted into the saphenous vein under imaging guidance. Once within the vein, the catheter is activated. Heart from the catheter ‘melts’ the vein walls from within, sealing it off.
  • Endovenous Laser ablation: This is almost the same as radiofrequency ablation, except that a laser fiber is used instead f a radiofrequency catheter. Laser energy is more intense, though, and you may find that this procedure is slightly more uncomfortable than radiofrequency ablation.
  • VenaSeal: This is a new, advanced technique, that does not need skin numbing, or incisions! Medical grade glue is delivered directly into the saphenous vein through an injection. The glue causes the vein to seal off from within and harden.
  • ClariVein: Under imaging guidance, a rotating catheter is inserted into the saphenous vein. This catheter carries sclerosant – a medicated solution that causes the vein walls to stick to each other and seal off. The rotating catheter evenly disperses sclerosant throughout the length of the vein, in all directions.
  • Varithena: This method is meant to close off smaller varicose veins after the main veins have been blocked. This uses a foam based sclerosant, which is directly injected into the varicose vein. The foamy consistency helps the sclerosant spread throughout the vein.
  • Standard sclerotherapy: This is used for tiny veins, like visible spider veins. Standard sclerosant is injected into the spider veins. This is purely cosmetic, and helps remove the tiniest of visible veins once all the larger veins have been sorted out.

With all the above procedures, the ‘blocked up’ vein becomes non-functional, and shrivels with time. Eventually, the body’s own digestive enzymes degrade the defunct vein and remove it from the body altogether. This ensures that your vein treatment solution is permanent!

The Vein Treatment Clinic: Offering state of the art vein care from some of the top Varicose Vein Doctors in Illinois!

 The Vein Treatment Clinic offers all the above treatment options for varicose veins and spider veins. At VTC, our board certified doctors believe that each patient is unique, and we customize treatment plans for you based on your medical history and current vein health. VTC has been voted among the top vein clinics in patient reviews.

VTC in Illinois has on board some of the nation’s most skilled vein doctors, who work under the guidance of Dr. Caroline Novak. Dr. Novak, who graduated from Illinois’ finest medical school, Northwestern University, is diplomate certified in vein medicine, and is recognized for her advanced knowledge in vein imaging.

To fix an appointment with Dr. Novak or one of our other vein doctors in Illinois, call 855-673-2074, or book an appointment online.

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Scheduling a consultation with one of our vein treatment experts is one of the best ways to determine the proper resolution for your varicose veins. The treatments can include sclerotherapy, laser or radiofrequency ablation, a medication called Varithena, or procedures such as Venaseal, or Clarivein.

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Contributing Author

Dr. Namrata Khimani

Harvard Trained   |   Spider & Varicose Veins Specialist
Dr. Namrata Khimani is a Harvard Trained Vein Disease specialist; she is known for improving patient wellness with an expert and personalized approach. Her focus is on spider and varicose vein removal, as well as alleviating the many symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency such as leg cramping, swelling and skin discoloration.

Meet our Vein Specialists

Dr. Namrata Khimani

Venous specialist | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Khimani is a nationally recognized leader in the field of venous medicine. She is an expert in Spider Vein and Varicose Vein Treatment based in New York City. While Dr. Khimani treats a variety of patients experiencing varicose vein problems, she also sub-specializes in the treatment of vein disease in women, including those with pregnancy and post-pregnancy related spider and varicose veins.

If you have varicose veins and spider veins, suffer from leg cramps, leg swelling, or restless leg syndrome, come see Dr. Khimani at our Vein Treatment Center NYC. Most procedures are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare. Call us and get verified today.

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Dr. Michael Nguyen

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Michael Nguyen is a world renowned and Harvard trained vein specialist in Manhattan. He leads the team of vein doctors offering the highest level of care at the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New York & New Jersey.

As a pioneer in the treatment of varicose veins problems, Dr. Nguyen is considered a top vein expert for developing minimally invasive and customized treatment plans for the many symptoms of venous insufficiency, including leg cramps, skin discoloration on legs, spider vein removal, and restless leg syndrome.

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Dr. Caroline Novak

Venous Specialist | NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Caroline Novak is a double Board Certified vein specialist in Paramus and Clifton, NJ. Dr. Novak is well known for continuously performing the best treatment for spider veins and varicose vein removal in the New Jersey area. She is committed to developing long lasting relationships with her patients, allowing her to personalize a varicose and spider veins treatment plan that successfully meets her patients' goals.

At her Clifton and Paramus vein clinic, Dr. Novak utilizes the latest and most advanced technology to restore patients back to health without unnecessary surgery, and with minimal to no downtime.

There are a variety of minimally-invasive varicose vein treatment options available. Your vein doctor can perform the procedure on-site and have you back on your feet in under an hour.
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Dr. Sareh Rajaee

Venous Specialist | BROWN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Sareh Rajaee is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon and Vein Disease specialist. She is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in spider veins and varicose vein removal. She is proud to serve the New York community at our vein clinic in Manhattan, and the New Jersey community in Clifton & Paramus.

Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

There are a variety of minimally-invasive varicose vein treatment options available. Your vein doctor can perform the procedure on-site and have you back on your feet in under an hour.
Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Todd Kobrinski

Vein Specialist | GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Dr. Todd’s goal as a vein treatment doctor is to help patients achieve the best quality of life. After learning about you, how vein disease is affecting you and why, he is able to craft a customized treatment plan for your spider and varicose veins.

Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

There are a variety of minimally-invasive varicose vein treatment options available. Your vein doctor can perform the procedure on-site and have you back on your feet in under an hour.
Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Juan Montoya

VASCULAR SPECIALIST | Yale Medical School

Dr. Montoya is a Vein Specialist and Vascular doctor in New York. He is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in cardiac surgery, and is now proud to serve the Vein Clinics in Manhattan, NY.

Dr. Montoya performs the latest minimally-invasive vein treatments to treat Chronic Venous Insufficiency; a condition that leads to spider veins and varicose veins, along with symptoms such as leg cramping, pain, and fatigue.

Dr. Juan Montoya
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Dr. Carly Guthrie

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Carly Guthrie is the co-director of the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego. Dr. Guthrie is a double Board-Certified vein specialist, and is regarded as one of the top interventional ultrasonographers in the country. In her years of training and on staff at Harvard, she worked with the top venous specialists in the world, attending some of the most complex cases. Her areas of expertise include radiofrequency ablation using ultrasound guidance, sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, and the newly approved VenaSeal technique for treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins.

Dr. Guthrie is focused on bringing the newest and most-advanced treatments to Southern California in order to decrease recovery times and improve patient satisfaction.

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Dr. Billy Schoenfeld

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Schoenfeld has advanced training in ultrasound and venous access, having treated thousands of patients in his career. He is a specialist in the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins, including ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy.

Dr. Schoenfeld is focused on introducing new therapies to San Diego, such as the recently FDA-approved VenaSeal procedure for treatment of varicose veins. During his training at Harvard he worked with the best doctors in venous medicine and is now devoted to bringing those state-of-the-art technologies and treatments to Southern California.

Dr. Billy Schoenfeld
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Dr. Calvin Jung

New York University

Dr Calvin Jung is the director and clinical trainer for the Vein Clinics of Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung focuses in minimally invasive treatments for spider vein and varicose vein removal. Most vein treatments are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare.

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Dr. Jasmine Koo

VENOUS SPECIALIST | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Dr. Jasmine specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider and varicose vein removal in San Diego, California. Her areas of expertise include Sclerotherapy treatment, radiofrquency ablation, and VenaSeal treatment for chronic venous insufficiency.

Our Vein Clinic San Diego offers FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

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Namrata
Khimani MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Namrata Khimani is a nationally recognized leader in the field of venous medicine. She is an expert in Spider Vein and Varicose Vein Treatment based in New York City. If you have varicose veins or lower extremity pain, come see Dr. Khimani at our Vein Treatment Center New York.
Read more >>

Michael
Nguyen MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Michael Nguyen is a world renowned and Harvard trained vein specialist, leading the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New York. Dr. Nguyen has been a pioneer in the treatment of varicose veins problems, as well as the many signs of venous insufficiency, including: leg cramps, painful varicose veins, leg swelling, restless leg, and skin discoloration on legs.
Read more >>

Caroline
Novak MD

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Dr. Todd’s goal as a vein treatment doctor is to help patients achieve the best quality of life. After learning about you, how vein disease is affecting you and why, he is able to craft a customized treatment plan for your spider and varicose veins.
Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>

Sareh
Rajaee MD

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Sareh Rajaee is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon and Vein Disease specialist. She is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in spider veins and varicose vein removal. She is proud to serve the New York community at our vein clinic in Manhattan, and the New Jersey community in Clifton & Paramus.
Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>

Todd
Kobrinski MD

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Todd’s goal as a vein treatment doctor is to help patients achieve the best quality of life. After learning about you, how vein disease is affecting you and why, he is able to craft a customized treatment plan for your spider and varicose veins.
Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>

Juan
Montoya MD

NYC VEIN SPECIALIST
YALE MEDICAL SCHOOL

Dr. Montoya is a Vein Specialist and Vascular doctor in Manhattan. He is considered one of the best spider vein doctors in Manhattan, having successfully restored thousands of patients back to health, by implementing cutting edge treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, VenaSeal, and sclerotherapy for spider veins.
Read more >>

Carly
Guthrie MD

Double Certified
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Guthrie is the co-director of the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego. She is recognized as one of the best varicose vein doctors in SD, and has developed a career specializing in minimally invasive varicose vein treatment options.

Read more >>

Billy
Schoenfeld MD

Double Certified
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Schoenfeld is a specialist in the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins, including ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy for spider vein removal. He also has advanced training in ultrasound and venous access, having treated thousands of patients at the Vein Treatment Center in San Diego, CA.

Read more >>

Calvin
Jung MD

NYU MEDICAL SCHOOL

Dr Calvin Jung is the director and clinical trainer for the Vein Clinics of Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung focuses in minimally invasive treatments for spider vein and varicose vein removal. Most vein treatments are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare.

Read more >>

Jasmine
Koo MD

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Dr. Jasmine specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider and varicose vein removal in San Diego, California. Her areas of expertise include Sclerotherapy treatment, radiofrquency ablation, and VenaSeal treatment for chronic venous insufficiency.

Our Vein Clinic San Diego offers FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

Read more >>
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