1 wk post EVLT left leg #3156

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 […]

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Endovenous Laser Treatment #3156

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 […]

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As bad as it gets…#3156

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 […]

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Varicose Vein Treatment

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 […]

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Phlebectomy

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/

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