Our patient returned for his 1 week follow-up appointment for his left leg. He was very happy because his leg pain had decreased from a “9” to a “6”! There is no visible change to the appearance of his left leg as of 1 week, as is to be expected. But the decrease in pain […]
Our very own nurse Stephanie Wuerker is competing in the Mrs. Colorado Pageant this Saturday April 12! We are so proud of you!
Our patient had his greater saphenous vein (GSV) treated with a laser today. The procedure took about 1 hour. Afterwards he put on his compression stockings and walked on our treadmill for 15 minutes. He will return in one week for a follow up ultrasound that will confirm the GSV is closed. He will wear […]
Patients who seek treatment for varicose veins start their consult with an ultrasound. As the first line of contact for them, I am often asked, Is this the worst you’ve seen? Are my veins that bad? My answer is always, they are as bad as they feel. If you are here seeking treatment, they must […]
Endovenous laser treatments (EVLT) for varicose veins is an outpatient procedure. It is performed in less than 2 hours right in our clinic. We have you walk on our treadmill for 20 minutes immediately after surgery. Compared to the vein stripping surgeries done in the past, EVLT lets you get back to work and life […]
I can’t wait until some scientist invents a magic wand that is waved over your varicose veins to make them disappear. Until then, the next best thing is EVLT or Endo Venous Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins. This laser fiber is inserted into a vein that no longer works. The gold tip on the laser […]
It’s sunny and warm today in Colorado! If you have been hiding your varicose veins, it’s time to come talk to us about your treatment options! Wear shorts again! #varicose #veins
Phlebectomy is the removal of a vein. We make a small incision, 2-3mm, and use a pair of mosquito hemostats to remove small sections of vein. The incision is closed with a steri-strip. http://www.pinterest.com/coveinandlaser/micro-phlebectomy/
We treat spider veins with sclerotherapy. This solution is injected into the spider veins to help them fade. Veins will take about 2-6 weeks to fade, so plan on getting your spider veins injected over the winter months. We don’t recommend having sclerotherapy done right before a vacation to warmer weather.