FAQ'S

Spider veins are like varicose veins, but more minute and more proximate to the surface of the skin. Often they are red or blue in appearance and can look homogeneous to tree branches or spider webs with their short, jagged lines. They can be found on the legs and can cover very small or very large areas of skin.
Visual symptoms like rope-like or bulging varicose veins can be signs of vein disease. However, vein disease can be present with no visible symptoms. Less conspicuous signs include:
  • Fatigued, heavy-feeling legs.
  • Leg pain, especially caused by periods of prolonged standing or sitting.
  • Swollen ankles, especially at the cessation of the day or after periods of protracted-standing or sitting.
  • Itching, cramping, burning or tingling in the legs and/or feet.
  • Discoloration of the skin.
  • Leg cramps
  • Burning
Vein disease is diagnosed through a venous ultrasound and a physical examination.
An interventional radiologist specialist in vascular interventions is the best person as he has better knowledge about the Doppler scanning and results are better when done on liver venous mapping.
An interventional vascular interventional radiologist is a minimally-invasive specialist. These physicians are experts in performing target treatments using imaging guidance. Interventional radiology procedures, including endovenous ablation, often replace more invasive surgical procedures. They are generally easier for the patient because they involve no large incisions, less risk of surgical infection, less pain and shorter recovery times.
We, Vascular Clinic treats both men and women of the ages between 25 and 75, with a variety of medical issues. The majority of our patients present with one or more of the following:
  • Severe leg pain or swelling
  • Bulging, rope-like varicosities
  • Leg cramping, often during the night or after periods of prolonged standing or sitting
  • Aching, throbbing, itchy, numb, burning or fatigued legs
  • Cosmetic vein concerns on legs
Most insurance companies recognize vein disease as a valid medical expense and will cover the cost of the treatment after a period of conservative therapy. If you are experiencing any symptoms of vein disease, it is worthwhile to find out whether your insurance will cover the treatment cost and to what extent.
During your initial consultation, we review your clinical and medical history and discuss your concerns and expectations. Once we gauge your symptoms, we recommend a comprehensive ultrasound to map your veins and diagnose any venous reflux disease. Then you will be explained in detail the problem and the treatment. Step by step procedure and the investigations require for the laser treatment and discuss the results of your diagnostic test, as well as your treatment.
Endovenous LASER ablation and Sclerotherapy is a minimally-invasive treatment option for patients who suffer from painful and unsightly varicose veins. This technique offers a high prosperity rate of 98% and consequential advantages over traditional methods. The entire procedure, from start to finish, takes about an hour and brings very little to no pain. Utilizing ultrasound guidance, your medico will insert a diminutive optic fiber into the varicose vein. Once the laser is activated, it heats the vein; then, as the laser is abstracted from the vein, it closes the vein. Once the vein is closed, the blood that was circulating through the impaired vein is routed naturally to other salubrious veins.
We provide you with a dedicated patient coordinator. Our Coordinator will be your first point of contact and will serve as the ongoing liaison between physician and patient. This coordinator is available to help schedule appointments and obtain insurance approvals. Before your endovenous ablation treatment, you will be required to purchase prescription-vigor compression stockings. It is important to have your prescription filled a week prior if required by your insurance company for laser. Keep you Doppler and blood investigations ready along with insurance approvals if any.
Endovenous ablation is a procedure that takes about 60-90minutes Endovenous ablation uses laser energy or radiofrequency delivered in a thin wire to treat the underlying cause of the varicose veins. Performed under ultrasound guidance, the procedure uses rigorously local anesthetic.
Before the procedure, you will be given spinal anesthesia to numb your body from umbilicus downwards to both legs. A mild sedative, to help you relax without putting you to sleep. You will be awake and feel comfortable during the procedure. We will mark your vein utilizing ultrasound to prepare you for the procedure. During the procedure, the area of the leg affected is locally anesthetized or numbed, and a small catheter/cannula/needle is inserted in the leg above the ankle. Next, a thin wire LASER is inserted into the catheter and negotiated up to groin under ultrasound guidance. The LASER is then withdrawn from the body, which closes the impaired vein, and a diminutive dressing will be placed on your insertion site. Your body will naturally use other salubrious veins to return blood to the heart. We will avail you put on your compression hose, and then you may get dressed. You will be asked to rest in the hospital for that night for spinal anesthesia reasons and monitoring and will be discharged the next day. You can leave the hospital walking.
Without the complications of more invasive surgery, results of endovenous ablation have been astronomically propitious, with prosperity rates as high as 98%. Endovenous ablation will treat the cause of most varicose veins; however, in some cases, patients may require adscititious therapies to consummate the treatment plan. Often this additional treatment is sclerotherapy, which will be decided after two months’ follow-up if required.
Following your endovenous ablation procedure, you must wear your compression stockings and dressings for the first 24 hours to avail of rejuvenating and decrement swelling. After 24 hours, you may abstract the stockings and dressing to bathe and slumber; however, you must wear the compression stockings at all other times over the course of one month. You may resume normal activity the next day of your procedure, but no strenuous or heavy lifting for two weeks. Mild soreness may last for 7 to 10 days.
You need to take proper ulcer management dressings and care, soon you will see the wound getting better and dries with proper wound care.
You may have pain in your legs, swelling, redness, and warmth. You may notice some discoloration or bluish discoloration along your medial aspect of the leg and some numbness above the ankle. All these are expected and normal and expected post-procedure. They are temporary signs and symptoms and will wear off with a time of 2 weeks and soon you will see the change. All your bulging will slowly disappear and get absorbed and the skin color gets better with time.
Usually, the follow-ups are two days’ post-procedure, after one week, one month, 3 months, 6 months and one year.
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