What recommendations do I need to follow before and after varicose vein treatment? Answers from a top medical clinic.

Oct 31, 2019
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You have decided to get your varicose veins treated. Likely every other new experience, you are probably apprehensive about what exactly you’ve gotten yourself into. However, arming yourself with information can help reduce the anxiety. This article tells you what exactly you need to do before and after varicose veins removal.

What procedures do I need to complete before my varicose vein treatment?

Before you make an appointment for varicose veins removal, check the following things off your to-do list:

Get screened for chronic venous insufficiency:

Varicose veins usually are an outward manifestation of a deeper, more complex condition called chronic venous insufficiency (CVS). The main veins of your legs, called saphenous veins, are responsible for carrying impure blood back to your heart. To assist with keeping the blood flowing against gravity, the veins have small valves at the top, that prevent blood from falling back down into the legs. In CVS, these valves fail, and blood pools in the legs, causing the smaller veins to bulge out as varicose veins. If you have CVS, you need to get the main veins treated, as well as the bulging varicose veins to avoid recurrence. Your vein doctor will probably do a doppler ultrasound to visualize the pattern of blood flow in the veins, and determine whether or not you have CVS.

Discuss the specific mode of treatment with your vein doctor

There are several methods of treating varicose veins, and you need to choose the one that best suits your physical condition. Ask your vein specialist about the different kinds of treatment methods, and let them guide you on choosing the most appropriate one. Most advanced vein clinics today only offer minimally invasive treatment options, which are more comfortable, quick and extremely effective. A few of the best treatment methods for varicose veins are:

  • VenaSeal: Uses medicated glue to seal the veins
  • Radiofrequency ablation or Endovenous laser treatment: These use heat energy to fuse the vein
  • Clarivein: Uses a medicated solution called sclerosant to fuse veins, which is dispersed by an implanted catheter
  • Varithena: Uses medicated foam to seal off smaller varicose veins.

Verify insurance coverage!

Varicose veins signal deeper underlying vein disease that can get worse if left untreated. Therefore, treatment options are usually covered by insurance plans, particularly if you have evidence of CVS. Be sure to get all your medical records screened by the insurance company, so that you can benefit from coverage. Also, some insurance plans may not cover more advanced treatment methods, so be sure to clarify this before proceeding with a specific method of treatment.

What should I expect after my varicose vein treatment?

Your vein clinic will usually issue specific instructions depending on the kind of varicose vein removal procedure that you have had. However, in general, you can expect the following:

  • Your leg will probably be bandaged: After the procedure, the vein doctor will place a bandage from your foot, to a point just above the treated vein. You will need to keep this bandage in place for at least 24 hours after the procedure.
  • You will need to wear compression stockings for a couple of weeks: Compression (support stockings apply pressure on the veins, ensuring that they stay sealed. This gives quicker results. Support stockings also help bring down the bruising and inflammation that can occur after the procedure. You will need to wear these stockings throughout the day, but can take them off at bedtime.
  • Walk, walk, walk! Walking improves blood circulation in your legs, and pushes the excess blood out of the leg veins faster. This gives you quicker relief from symptoms due to vein disease. Make it a point to walk for at least twenty minutes at a time, and try to do this at least three times a day.
  • Take your prescribed medication regularly: your doctor may put you on a course of anti-inflammatory drugs. This will bring down swelling and bruising, and also relieve post-operative pain. Take the dose as prescribed, and always follow the instructions on the medication packaging.
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Vein Treatment Clinic – exemplary patient care before, during and after your treatment for varicose veins

The Vein Treatment Clinic offers you compassionate, quality care for varicose veins at the hands of highly skilled, specialized vein doctors. Here is what you can expect when you visit VTC for treating your varicose veins:

  • At your first appointment, you will initially be seen by our nursing staff who will record details of your medical history and your current vein condition.
  • You will then receive a consultation from one of our vein specialists. Apart from physically examining your veins, our vein doctor will order an ultrasound to look at the blood flow in your leg veins, and determine whether you have CVS.
  • Depending on your physical condition and ultrasound report, our vein doctor will discuss what treatment options are best suited for you.
  • The staff at our front desk will be pleased to straighten out your insurance paperwork and schedule an appointment for varicose vein treatment
  • After the procedure, you will receive detailed instructions on aftercare from the vein doctor and the nursing staff. You will also receive details on follow-up appointments.

If you have any further questions about the entire treatment process or aftercare, please do contact our vein experts. You can book an appointment online, or call 855-982-9768.

Meet our certified diplomate team

Dr. Namrata Khimani

Venous specialist | TRIPLE CERTIFIED

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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Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Michael Nguyen

VENOUS SPECIALIST | TRIPLE CERTIFIED
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 | Double Certified
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.
Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Simon Smith

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DIPLOMAT-CERTIFIED
Dr. Simon Smith is a Board Certified Cardiovascular and Vein Disease Specialist currently serving patients at the Vein Treatment Clinic in Clifton and Wayne, New Jersey.

Dr. Smith is sought after because of his unparalleled skills in RF Ablation, sclerotherapy, and the treatment of skin discoloration on legs. By utilizing advanced vein treatment techniques, Dr. Simon is able to customize a plan specific to each patient, helping them avoid complicated surgeries and unnecessary downtime. With Dr. Simon minimally invasive procedures, patients are able to return to normal activities right after.

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Dr. Faisal Siddiqi

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi oversees all Vein Treatment Centers in New Jersey – ensuring that each patient receives the highest level of care possible for their vein disease. Having received training from Yale Medical School, Dr. Siddiqi proudly offers the latest technology available for spider and varicose vein treatments at his office in Wayne, NJ and Clifton, NJ.

Dr. Siddiqi's work with minimally invasive techniques was recognized by his peers in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors for 2017 and he was also voted as one of the Top Vein Doctors in New Jersey.

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Dr. Juan Montoya

VASCULAR SPECIALIST | NYC VEIN SPECIALIST
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.

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Dr. Carly Guthrie

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
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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Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Billy Schoenfeld

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
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.

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Dr. Calvin Jung

VEIN SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Calvin Jung is a double Board Certified Venous Specialist, serving as director and clinical trainer for
the Vein Treatment Centers in Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung specializes in minimally invasive techniques for spider veins and varicose vein removal, completely avoiding the need for surgical procedures or any unnecessary downtime. Dr. Jung's focus is on restoring patients back to health so that they can enjoy the activities they love most.

Vein treatments at our Texas spider vein clinic are often covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare. Call us today to verify yours!

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Namrata
Khimani MD

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.
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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.
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Caroline
Novak MD

Double Certified
Northwestern University
Dr. Caroline Novak is a double Certified spider vein specialist in Paramus & Clifton NJ. She is well known for performing the best treatment for spider veins and varicose vein removal in the New Jersey area.
Read more >>

Simon
Smith MD

DIPLOMAT- CERTIFIED
DREXEL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Dr. Simon Smith is the best varicose vein doctor in Wayne, NJ. He is sought after because of his unparalleled skills in RF Ablation, sclerotherapy, and the treatment of skin discoloration on legs.
Read more >>

Faisal
Siddiqi MD

DOUBLE CERTIFIED
YALE MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi is the medical director for the Spider & Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New Jersey. Because of his level of expertise in the treatment of spider veins and varicose veins, Dr. Siddiqi is part of the select group of NJ Top Doctors, and he sees patients regularly at the Vein Treatment Center in Wayne and Clifton NJ.
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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

DOUBE CERTIFIED
NYU MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr Calvin Jung is the director and clinical trainer for the Vein Clinics of Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider vein and varicose vein removal. Most vein treatments are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>
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