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What are the best methods for varicose vein treatment in NYC? Answers from a reputed medical center

May 30, 2020

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Almost everyone who has varicose veins eventually needs to seek medical treatment. Exercises and stockings can only do so much to relieve painful symptoms, and they will not help in removing the appearance! But what kind of treatment do you need from a vein clinic? This article describes some of the top minimally invasive vein treatments used for varicose veins in NYC. 

Radiofrequency ablation: The most popular vein treatment in NYC 

Like all minimally invasive treatments performed at vein clinics, radiofrequency ablation is done by the vein doctor under imaging guidance. This means that the vein doctor does not need to cut open your skin to view the diseased vein – instead, he or she visualizes the vein on an ultrasound. The vein doctor first numbs your skin using a local anesthetic. Then, through a small puncture hole in the skin, the vein doctor inserts a flexible tube (called a catheter) into the vein. The catheter is used to deliver heat from radiofrequency waves to the inside of your vein. The heat causes the vein walls to melt and eventually scar, which closes off the vein.

VenaSeal: The most advanced vein treatment in NYC 

More modern vein centers offer an advanced vein treatment procedure called VenaSeal. From a patient’s viewpoint, VenaSeal is a technique that is definitely preferable to radiofrequency ablation. This technique does not need a numbing injection – so a single prick is literally the only discomfort you will have. The vein doctor inserts a catheter into your diseased vein, and through the catheter, delivers small drops of medicated glue throughout the length of the vein. The glue seals the vein instantly. Since there is no scarring process involved, the aftermath is a lot more comfortable – you will have less pain and swelling than with radiofrequency ablation.

Are you looking for the ideal method to fix your varicose veins? We describe some of the best methods available for varicose vein treatment in NYC.

Clarivein: Another advanced technique available at vein centers in New York 

The ClariVein is a specially designed catheter that has a rotating wire tip. Through this catheter, a medicated solution, called a ‘sclerosant’ is injected into the vein. The rotating wire tip ensures that the sclerosant is evenly dispersed in all directions. This solution acts systematically on each area of the vein wall, causing it to swell up. The swollen vein walls eventually stick to each other and scar, sealing the vein. Since the ClariVein technique does not use heat energy, it is more comfortable and may not require numbing injections at all.

Endovenous laser ablation: An alternative to radiofrequency ablation 

Several vein clinics talk of ‘laser treatment’ for varicose veins; in truth, this is just a slightly fancy alternative to radiofrequency ablation. The principle and technique are the same – except that, instead of using radiofrequency waves to generate heat, laser energy is used. Lasers are more intense than radiofrequency waves, and can generate higher temperatures. So, this can actually cause slightly more pain and swelling as compared to radiofrequency ablation. Many experienced vein specialists prefer radiofrequency ablation to endovenous laser ablation.

Varithena and sclerotherapy: Treatment for small varicose veins and spider veins.

 These techniques also use sclerosant solutions, which are directly injected into the defective vein. Sclerotherapy uses liquid sclerosant, and is generally reserved for really tiny spider veins. Varithena uses a foam based sclerosant, and is generally used for medium sized veins, as foam can spread out a little more. If you have both spider veins and varicose veins, these techniques are generally used only to treat the residual visible veins, after one of the above methods has already been completed. 

Vein Treatment Clinic: Offering the entire range of spider vein and varicose vein treatment options

Now, there are several treatment options, and you may be hard pressed to choose from this wide range. This is where you need to take advice from a vein physician. Choosing a vein clinic, like VTC, where all treatment options are offered to you can help ensure that you make this decision based on your body and comfort, and not based on what is available in the vein clinic, or what the vein doctor is comfortable doing. When you visit VTC, Manhattan, you will find that our vein doctors believe in offering tailored treatment plans to suit each patient.

The Vein Treatment clinic is one of the foremost vein centers in New York, and has an unbeatable combination of cutting edge resources and experienced, skilled staff. The vein specialists on board at VTC, New York City include:

  • Dr. Namrata Khimani: A nationally recognized leader in vein medicine, Dr. Khimani is one of the clinic founders. She specializes in dealing with pregnant patients, and patients who have already been treated earlier and are having recurring problems.
  • Dr. Juan Montoya: Dr. Montoya is double board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. Despite being an experienced surgeon, he advocates only minimally invasive treatment options for varicose and spider veins.
  • Dr. Todd Kobrinski: Dr. Kobrinski is also double board certified, in internal and cardiovascular medicine. He is well versed with the latest minimally invasive treatment options available for varicose veins.

The Vein Treatment Clinic is conveniently located in Midtown, close to Grand Central Station. We are also very close to Madison Square Park. To schedule an appointment with one of our vein specialists, you can call 855-807-4936 or book an appointment online.

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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.

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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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. 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.
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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.
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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