Venous disorders include varicose veins, spider veins, venous ulcers, and other complications such as edema, ankle inflammatory disorders and thrombosis (vein clots).
Venous Disorders and Treatments
We specialize in state-of-the-art ultrasound evaluation of the deep and superficial veins. In conjunction with a full history and physical examination, we customize treatment for the individual patient.
The spider veins and small varicosities are treated using sclerotherapy. The treatment sessions vary in length depending on the size of the areas to be treated. it is not unusual to perform multiple sessions over several weeks.
Stab Avulsion Phlebectomy
Venous Treatment - Invaginated
This procedure refers to the surgical extraction of the great saphenous vein (GSV) and/or short saphenous vein (SSV). We use ultrasound to assess the integrity of the valves, and/or presence of thrombus (clots).
This procedure refers to the surgical extraction of the great saphenous vein (GSV) and/or short saphenous vein (SSV).
RF Closure and Laser Ablation
Changes in insurance policy allow us to offer these techniques for the treatment of an incompetent Saphenous Vein (Great Saphenous,
The goal is to obliterate the saphenous vein or tributary at the highest point of valvular reflux which is usually at its respective juncture with the deep veins. The techniques ablate the veins by the heat generated at the tips of the radiofrequency (RF) catheters or Laser fibers.
The procedure is performed in an outpatient surgical suite in the office. Anesthesia is local lidocaine with light sedation. This allows the patient to be awake and able to ambulate after the procedure.