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Vein Clinic in San Diego Describes the Varicose Vein Treatment Process

May 25, 2020
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Vein Clinic in San Diego Describes the Varicose Vein Treatment Process

Vein Treatment Clinic is currently the best and most reputable vein clinic in San Diego. We have a state-of-the-art infrastructure that provides comprehensive care and the latest minimally invasive procedures for varicose veins. Furthermore, our double board-certified vein specialists have performed hundreds of minimally invasive procedures with no complications or problems.

However, we’re often asked about the varicose vein treatment process. This article aims to shed light on every step of the varicose vein treatment and diagnosis process. The following is an overview of our vein compressive care process:

  • Step 1: Vein specialists diagnose the root cause of varicose veins and spider veins.
  • Step 2: Vein doctors discuss varicose vein treatment options.
  • Step 3: Double board-certified vein doctors perform a minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins.
  • Step 4: Double board-certified vein doctors discuss aftercare and release.

Please continue reading for a detailed description of the steps involved in varicose vein treatment at our vein clinic in San Diego.

Step 1: Vein specialists diagnose the root cause of varicose veins and spider veins.

Spider veins are dense clusters of thin blood vessels that appear on the surface of the skin without bulging outwards. Varicose veins are dilated and swollen blood vessels that bulge out of the surface of the skin in a twisted and knotted manner.

Both varicose veins and spider veins are indicative of underlying vein disease, a condition in which your vein valves collapse and blood accumulate in leg veins. Vein disease is a chronic condition that gets worse with time. If left untreated, vein disease can lead to leg ulcers, skin disease, and deep vein thrombosis.

As a part of comprehensive care, our vein specialists first diagnose the root cause of varicose veins and spider veins. They look for signs and symptoms of vein disease like swollen ankles, throbbing veins, etc. Following that, our vein specialists use Duplex Ultrasound to visualize the direction of blood flow in your leg veins.

Vein Treatment Clinic is the best vein clinic in San Diego. In this article, our double board-certified vein doctors describe our varicose vein treatment process.

Step 2: Vein doctors discuss varicose vein treatment options.

Based on the diagnosis, our vein doctors curate a varicose vein treatment plan that’s ideally suited for your specific needs. Our vein doctors will discuss all of your varicose vein treatment options. They will discuss all the pros and cons of each procedure, along with the possibility of insurance coverage.

If you have venous insufficiency, the vein doctor will recommend minimally invasive procedures like radiofrequency ablation, endovenous laser ablation, and VenaSeal. If you don’t have venous insufficiency, the vein specialist will treat superficial varicose veins and spider veins using ambulatory phlebectomy or sclerotherapy.

Step 3: Double board-certified vein doctors perform a minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins.

Our double board-certified vein doctors specialize in the latest minimally invasive procedures for varicose veins and spider veins. At our vein treatment center in San Diego, we only provide minimally invasive procedures because they’re non-surgical, painless, safe, and they conclude within an hour with no downtime.

Our varicose vein treatment center avoids surgical procedures because they’re complicated, relatively ineffective, and they have a high risk of complications and side effects. Furthermore, varicose vein surgery also necessitates hospitalization and a long recovery period. The following is a description of our minimally invasive procedures.

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein doctors create an incision on your skin and insert a catheter under ultrasound guidance. Once the catheter is inside the diseased saphenous vein, the vein doctor will activate the catheter to produce heat energy and collapse the problematic vein. The accumulated blood will reroute to healthier veins, restoring blood circulation to the heart.

Endovenous Laser Ablation

Endovenous laser ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein specialists create an incision on your skin and insert an endovenous laser under ultrasound guidance. Once the laser fiber is lodged in the diseased vein, the vein specialist will activate the laser to destroy the affected vein. The accumulated blood reroutes to healthier veins, restoring blood circulation to the heart.

VenaSeal

VenaSeal is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein dr injects a medical adhesive into the problematic vein under ultrasound guidance. The vein glue seals the vein’s walls, shutting it down. The accumulated blood reroutes to healthier veins, restoring blood circulation to the heart. The diseased vein eventually hardens and gets absorbed by the body.

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

Ambulatory Phlebectomy is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein physician surgically removes the superficial varicose veins and spider veins through incisions on the skin. This is a cosmetic procedure that only removes the visible veins.

Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein dr injects a medicine into the spider veins to fuse their walls and seal them shut. This is a cosmetic procedure that only removes spider veins without addressing the underlying diseased vein.

Step 4: Double board-certified vein doctors discuss aftercare and release.

After the minimally invasive procedure, the double board-certified vein doctors will discuss your aftercare and release. You can resume most of your activities immediately after the varicose vein treatment, but you can’t engage in heavy-lifting or rigorous activities. The vein specialist will also instruct you to wear compression stockings for a few days or weeks after the treatment.

Schedule an Appointment at State-of-the-Art Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego

Vein Treatment Clinic is the best state-of-the-art varicose vein treatment center in San Diego because we have some of the best double board-certified vein specialists. Our San Diego vein center is located in La Jolla, which is close to the Westfield UTC shopping center. For more information, please schedule an appointment with our vein clinic in San Diego, California.

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. 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.
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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. 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.

Dr. Jasmine Koo
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Dr. Amanda Steinberger

VENOUS SPECIALIST | 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.

Dr. Jasmine Koo
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Dr. Thomas Arnold

Vein Doctor | 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.

Dr. Jasmine Koo
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Dr. Kamran Saraf

Vein Doctor | Georgetown University

Dr. Kamran provides treatments to relief the symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency; a condition commonly known for causing spider and varicose veins, leg heaviness, swelling and discomfort amongst other symptoms. Dr. Kamran is known as a top varicose vein specialist for his excellent outcomes and extraordinary patient care.

Dr. Jasmine Koo
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Dr. Walter Lech

Vein Doctor | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Lech’s advanced technical skills are rivaled only by his empathetic, patient-centric approach to care. For the past several years, he has applied the same detail-oriented, compassionate treatment philosophy to patients suffering with chronic venous and lymphatic disorders.

Dr. Jasmine Koo
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Dr. Mitchell Karmel

Venous Specialist | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Karmel is triple board certified with extensive experience in vascular imaging. He completed a radiology residency at Cornell Hospitals, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Karmel completed a two-year fellowship in Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology at Harvard Medical School rotating though Brigham and Women’s Hospital, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Boston Children’s Hospital. He has vast experience in vascular procedures and is coauthor on several peer reviewed papers and presentations.

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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.
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.

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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.

Read more >>

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.

Read more >>

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.

Read more >>
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