Staying mobile after vein treatment is essential for preventing complications like deep vein thrombosis. Obesity also exacerbates symptoms. For some patients, it may be necessary to lose weight before undergoing vein treatment.
Billboards and advertisements for vein treatment commonly show a pair of smooth female legs—but men are also at risk for chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), the condition that causes varicose and spider veins, particularly as they ag
Many patients assume that vein treatments are considered cosmetic and thus not covered by health insurance, but that is not true. Consultation and Ultrasound The first step is to go for a consultation with the doctor.
VenaSeal is a new option for treating varicose veins using an adhesive to effectively “glue” the vein shut. The VenaSeal story began at Inland Imaging in Spokane, Wash., where vascular services manager Monte Madsen worked with Dr. Rod Raabe.
Fitzgibbons Vein Center is the first in Los Angeles to offer the innovative VenaSeal Closure System for treatment of varicose veins. This new method uses an adhesive to effectively “glue” the vein s