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When should you need to visit a vein center? A leading vein doctor lists out the signs of vein disease.

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Varicose vein treatment in Manhattan: What are the symptoms of vein disease, and when should I visit a vein center near me?

 Vein disease statistics in Americans are staggeringly high – almost one in every two Americans has a vein condition. It is surprising, then, that vein clinics are not packed with people waiting to get treated. How exactly are you supposed to know if you have vein disease? Well, the following four signs and symptoms are a good indicator that you have vein disease:

  • Pain: It becomes more frequent as we age, and doesn’t always go away… most of us actually adapt to living with pain in the legs. But pain due to vein disease is definitely curable! Do you have throbbing pain that runs all along the length of your leg? Does it get worse after sitting or standing for long periods? Or at the end of a long day? Does it feel better if you put your feet up for a while? If your answer is yes, then you definitely have a vein problem!
  • Swollen legs and ankles: At the end of the day, or after you have been on your feet for a long time, your ankles swell up and your feet can feel heavy. As with pain, the swelling goes down when you have had the chance to put your feet up for a while.
  • Leg cramps: Sudden, painful leg cramps are a strong indicator of vein disease. Often, these cramps can be severe enough to wake you up at night. Moving your legs quickly makes it feel better – which is why this is referred to as ‘restless legs’.
  • Visible veins: This is the most common sign of vein disease. Varicose veins, the thick, bulging, knotted masses that appear on your legs and thighs, are the most common reason that people visit a varicose vein treatment center. However, smaller veins – called spider veins, may go unnoticed. Spider veins are tiny, bluish or purplish streaks on your legs. They appear to interlace like a spider’s web. Unless you are fair-skinned, you may not even know they exist if you don’t look too close. But spider veins, particularly if they are present on the inner side of your ankle, can represent advanced vein disease.
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Varicose vein Treatment NYC: Why do I need to visit a vein treatment center at all?

Even if you do have the above symptoms, you might not want to visit a varicose and spider vein treatment clinic. Chances are that simple exercise and rest can help ease the pain and swelling – but the underlying cause will not go away.

Varicose veins and spider veins are not just about appearance and uncomfortable symptoms – they are part of a vein condition which can have serious consequences if left untreated. Chronic Venous Insufficiency is a vein condition that affects the main, superficial veins of your leg. The job of these veins is to get blood from your legs back to your heart. In CVS, the veins do not do their job, and impure blood collects in the leg veins, expanding the walls and increasing the vein pressure. The excess pressure is what forces varicose and spider veins to form. The impure blood breaks down and releases substances that cause cramping. It also blocks proper nutrients from reaching the skin. So if you put off visiting a varicose vein treatment center near you, here is what could happen:

  • Your symptoms get worse. Exercises and rest may not offer enough relief anymore.
  • Minor skin scrapes and abrasions don’t heal well, and can even transform into ugly and painful vein ulcers.
  • Your expanded varicose vein could rupture, which could cause you to lose a lot of blood.
  • The impure blood in your veins can clot. If the clot breaks off and travels to the heart and lungs, it can cause chest pain, breathlessness, and can even be fatal.
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Varicose and Spider vein Treatment NYC: Consult with leading vein specialists at VTC!

 The Vein Treatment Clinic is a leading center for vein restoration in the United States. At VTC, we don’t remove defective veins – we block them up and restore normal blood circulation through healthier veins, using ‘minimally invasive vein treatment’. The vein doctors at VTC, New York helped pioneer minimally invasive varicose and spider vein treatment. The team of vein specialists at VTC offer the latest, cutting edge techniques, including VenaSeal, radiofrequency ablation, and laser treatment  for varicose and spider veins.

Our Manhattan vein Clinic, which is the gold standard, is an example that all our vein centers of America are replicating. At all our locations, you will find highly experienced, board certified vein specialists, and exemplary resources that enable us to offer you the most advanced, state of the art minimally invasive treatment procedures for varicose and spider veins.

If you would like to visit a vein physician, either in New York, or one of our other locations, you can book an appointment online, or call 855-807-4936.

To learn more about our accredited vein centers, please visit www.veintreatmentclinic.com. Our spider and varicose vein treatment clinics are certified by the IAC as vascular imaging centers and vein treatment centers of excellence. We have local affiliates in New York, Long Island, New Jersey, Texas and California, all of which are held to the highest standards of patient-centered, compassionate, care. We offer the latest technology at every location, and our harvard-trained medical directors lead a collaborative effort to ensure the best outcome for every patient we meet.

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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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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.
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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

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Polina
Kyriakides MD

JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

Our vein doctor in Texas, Dr. Polina Kyriakides, has 19 years of experience with vascular disease and spider and varicose vein treatment. Her clinical skilled is matched by her kindness and compassionate bedside manner.

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Amanda
Steinberger DO

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Steinberger has a great passion for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency, which is demonstrated by her technical precision, unparalleled bedside manner, and extraordinary results. She is board certified in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology.

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Thomas
Arnold MD

Pennsylvania University

Dr. Thomas Arnold has significant experience with thousands of procedures performed for spider and varicose vein removal. He is adept at ultrasound guided procedures and cutting-edge vein treatment methods for vein disease.

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