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Advanced Minimally Invasive Vein Treatment at Your Vein Clinic in Wayne – A Vascular Surgeon Explains Why They Are the Best Option.

July 18, 2020

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What exactly is minimally invasive vein treatment? 

Anything that involves ‘cutting’ your skin open is called an invasive procedure. One would naturally assume that this is necessary to treat veins, which lie on the inside of your body. However, ‘minimally invasive’ procedures – as the name suggests, keep this process to a bare minimum. How, then, can the vein doctor look at your veins to treat them?

Well, the vein doctor uses an ‘indirect’ method of viewing – an ultrasound. Using this, the vein specialist can visualize exactly where the vein lies beneath your skin. The only invasion that occurs is a tiny needle puncture, through which the vein doctor inserts a flexible tube, called a catheter into your vein. Through this catheter, the vein doctor can manipulate the inside of your vein, and seal it off from within.  

Why do experts consider minimally invasive vein treatment the best option? 

Traditionally, vascular surgeons treated defective varicose veins by removing them surgically. This procedure – known as vein stripping, or ambulatory phlebectomy, involves cutting open the skin, stripping the vein from the underlying tissue, and removing it. Yes, that is definitely as painful as it sounds. Here is why most vein experts prefer minimally invasive procedures:

There are several ways to get your varicose veins treated, and you will want to choose the most comfortable, convenient methods. Learn about advanced vein treatment at your Vein Clinic in Wayne!
  • For vein stripping, you will likely require spinal or general anesthesia, as it can be painful. However, for minimally invasive procedures, you only need simple numbing injections. The most advanced procedures available today do not even need these!
  • Because you need advanced anesthesia, you will probably need additional laboratory tests and investigations before you can schedule vein stripping. Obviously, you would not need this with minimally invasive procedures!
  • Vein stripping requires at least two or three weeks of recovery time before you can get back to your daily routine. In contrast, with minimally invasive procedures, you can get back to work almost immediately.
  • Minimally invasive treatment is fast and convenient. You only need to show up just prior to your scheduled appointment, and the actual procedure takes less than an hour. You can leave immediately after the procedure. Some patients simply choose to have the procedure done over a lunch break!

What are the different kinds of minimally invasive vein treatment options available?

Depending on the technique chosen to shut down your defective varicose veins, there are several kinds of vein treatment.

  • Radiofrequency ablation: This is the most popular minimally invasive treatment that has been tried and tested. In this method, radiofrequency waves are delivered through the catheter to the inside of the vein. These waves heat the vein from within, which causes the vein walls to melt, scar and eventually stick together.
  • VenaSeal: This is the most advanced technique on the market. Its biggest advantage is that it does not need a numbing injection! Medical grade glue is directly injected into the defective vein. The glue eventually hardens, and blocks up the vein.
  • ClariVein: this is another state of the art method that eliminates the numbing injection. A catheter with a rotating tip is inserted into the vein. Through the catheter, a medicated solution called sclerosant is delivered into the vein. Sclerosant is slightly irritating and causes the vein walls to become sticky and adhere to each other. The rotating tip ensures that the sclerosant is evenly distributed throughout the vein, in all directions.
  • Endovenous laser ablation: This is very similar to radiofrequency ablation, except that the source of heat comes from laser energy rather than radiofrequency waves. Laser energy tends to cause higher temperatures, and can be more intense. This makes the procedure slightly more uncomfortable than radiofrequency ablation.
  • Sclerotherapy and Varithena: These are procedures reserved for small spider veins and residual varicose veins. In sclerotherapy, sclerosant is directly injected into the tiny veins. Vaithena uses a foam based sclerosant, which can spread out to a larger area, and is therefore used for slightly larger veins. 

Get high quality, advanced vein treatment at the Vein Treatment Clinic in Wayne!

The Vein Treatment Clinic, one of the leading vein clinics of America, has a state of the art vein treatment center right here in Wayne, Northern New Jersey.

The Vein Treatment Clinic in Wayne is conveniently located near William Patterson University. Easy to access by road, this vein center has plenty of parking. At our vein clinic in Wayne, you will meet Dr. Simon Smith, who is a renowned cardiovascular expert. Dr. Smith is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular disease. He also has additional credentials in Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation, which gives him an edge in minimally invasive vein treatment.

In Northern New Jersey, VTC also has centers in Paramus and Clifton. Each of our centers has experienced, board certified vein doctors who are highly skilled in all types of minimally invasive vein treatment for varicose veins and spider veins. If you would like to book an appointment with our vein doctors at any of these locations, you can book an appointment online, or call 855-807-4936.

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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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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
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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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