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Vein Center in Texas Discusses Spider Vein Treatment Options

August 29, 2020

spider and varicose vein treatment center

Our vein center in Texas recommends the safest minimally invasive spider vein treatment options based on ultrasound diagnosis.

Vein Treatment Clinic is a highly-reputable vein center in Texas with an exceptional vein doctor who has performed hundreds of spider vein treatments. However, our vein center in Texas doesn’t simply remove the visible spider veins but goes further. We carefully examine your spider veins and varicose veins to determine if you have underlying venous insufficiency.

There’s a common misconception that spider veins are a cosmetic issue that can be treated with a cosmetic spider vein treatment, such as sclerotherapy or laser therapy. Because of this misconception, patients often go to medical spas for spider vein treatment, which is a big mistake. Spider veins are often caused by underlying vein disease, a condition in which your vein valves collapse and blood accumulate in your leg veins. As such, if you opt for spider vein treatment without addressing the underlying vein disease, your spider veins will return after a while.

Vein Treatment Clinic has 5-star ratings and reviews from patients because we always start with a thorough diagnosis process, and we recommend treatment options that provide long term benefits. During your initial consultation, our vein doctor administers Duplex Ultrasound, an effective vascular imaging test that visualizes the direction of the blood flow in your leg veins. This ultrasound test allows us to determine if you have vein disease, and thus recommend the safest and most effective varicose vein and spider vein treatment options.

Scenario 1: Spider vein treatment options if you’re suffering from underlying vein disease.

Let’s start with the first scenario — your spider veins and varicose veins are caused by underlying vein disease. In this scenario, the vein doctor will curate a treatment plan to address the underlying venous insufficiency, and then remove the visible spider veins from your skin’s surface.

Are you wondering about your spider vein and varicose vein treatment options? In this article, our vein center in Texas discusses all of your spider vein treatment options.

As such, the ideal spider vein treatment options will consist of two stages. During the first stage, the vein doctor will use radiofrequency ablation, endovenous laser ablation, or VenaSeal to seal or collapse the diseased saphenous vein responsible for the spider veins. During the second stage, the vein doctor will use sclerotherapy spider vein treatment to remove the visible spider veins.

During radiofrequency ablation and endovenous laser ablation, the vein doctor creates an incision on the skin’s surface and inserts a catheter into the diseased saphenous vein. Once the catheter is lodged in place, the vein doctor delivers thermal energy or laser energy to collapse the diseased saphenous vein, restoring smooth blood circulation to the heart. During VenaSeal, the vein doctor injects a medical adhesive into the saphenous vein, fusing its vein walls to turn it into a hardened scar tissue that gets absorbed by the body.

After the primary vein treatment, the vein doctor can proceed to the cosmetic spider vein treatment. During the sclerotherapy spider vein treatment, the vein doctor injects a medicine called sclerosant into the spider veins, turning them into hardened scar tissues that eventually get absorbed by the body. As they get absorbed, they also fade away from the skin’s surface.

Scenario 2: Spider vein treatment options if you don’t have underlying vein disease.

Now, let’s move on to the second scenario — the ultrasound test shows that you don’t have an underlying vein disease. If you don’t have underlying vein disease, you only need a cosmetic spider vein treatment to remove the visible spider veins. It’s worth noting that spider veins aren’t dangerous in and of themselves, so you can’t get insurance coverage for spider vein treatment alone.

Sclerotherapy has been the favored spider vein treatment option for several decades. During the sclerotherapy spider vein treatment, the vein doctor injects the sclerosant solution into the spider veins. Sclerosant is a medical adhesive that fuses the spider veins’ walls, turning them into hardened scar tissues. The accumulated blood flows to healthier veins, and the scar tissues eventually get absorbed by the body, fading away.

Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive and in-office procedure that concludes within 30 minutes with no downtime. Furthermore, sclerotherapy spider vein treatment is completely safe, leading to minimal side effects, such as bruising and redness. You will notice the spider vein treatment results gradually over a few weeks — most patients report up to 70% improvement within three weeks.

Our vein doctors provide specific recovery guidelines to ensure optimal varicose vein and spider vein treatment results.

Minimally invasive varicose vein and spider vein treatment options are in-office and outpatient procedures that conclude within an hour with no downtime. You can resume most of your daily activities immediately after the vein treatment. However, you must follow the vein doctor’s guidelines to ensure a smooth recovery.

Our vein doctors may recommend wearing compression stockings for a few days or weeks to facilitate smooth blood circulation to the heart. You should also walk for at least an hour a day after the treatment to ensure smooth blood flow. When possible, elevate your legs while sitting to prevent blood from accumulating in your leg veins. You should also avoid heavy lifting for a few days or weeks.

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Vein Treatment Clinic is a highly-reputable vein center in Texas. You can find our vein clinic in Uptown Houston, a short walk from the iconic Galleria shopping mall. For more information, please schedule an appointment with our varicose vein doctor in Texas.

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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. Novak
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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Meet our diplomat-certified team

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.
Meet our diplomat-certified team

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
Meet our diplomat-certified team

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.

Dr. Carly Guthrie - Vein Doctor called phlebologist
Meet our diplomat-certified team

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
Meet our diplomat-certified team

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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Meet our diplomat-certified team

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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Dr. Caroline Novak
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Dr. Juan Montoya
Dr. Carly Guthrie
Dr. Billy Schoenfeld
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Dr. Caroline Novak
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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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