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Goldman Vein Institute

The Latest and Most Effective Vein Disease Treatments

The majority of people with varicose veins seek treatment due to their symptoms rather than for only cosmetic reasons. These symptoms often include swelling, aching, throbbing, fatigue, and tenderness among others.

Varicose veins are a manifestation of chronic venous insufficiency, which can further progress to leg pain, leg edema, varicose veins bleeding, skin changes and leg ulcers when left untreated. Although varicose veins are a common condition, they can cause disfigurement, disability and impairment to quality of life.

While measures such as exercise, weight loss, leg elevation, and compression stockings may help to prevent the formation of new veins and may offer some improvement of symptoms, varicose veins are a chronic and progressive condition. They don’t simply go away without intervention.

However, old surgical techniques have largely been replaced by new minimally invasive laser surgery for varicose veins. Treating varicose veins has become revolutionized through these two safe and highly effective methods:

  • Endovenous Laser Thermal Ablation– After a local anesthesia is administered, a varicose vein specialist introduces a small catheter into the vein with ultrasound guidance. This is followed by a small laser fiber, which delivers gentle laser energy, causing the vein to close. The procedure takes only about 10 minutes to do and requires no hospitalization or surgery center.
  • Sclerotherapy – During this procedure, a varicose vein specialist uses a tiny needle to introduce an FDA-approved sclerosant into the vein, drops at a time. This gentle, yet effective medication causes the vein to collapse and close. Over time, the closed vein gets absorbed by the body and disappears. The sessions are typically completed in the office, within 20 minutes per leg.

Because no scalpels or sutures are utilized in either treatment, there are no long-lasting scars or keloids. There’s minimal discomfort, and most treatments are characterized as being virtually painless. With these modern therapies, most people can resume their daily activities immediately after treatment. Additionally, most major health insurance carriers provide coverage for the treatment of vein disease and venous insufficiency when medically necessary.

If you would like more information about the vein disease treatments which are right for you, please contact the Goldman Vein Institute today at one of our two convenient locations:

Jupiter 561-625-9853 or Wellington 561-790-4550 or visit us at www.goldmanveininstitute.com.

At the Goldman Vein Institute, our mission is to provide our patients with comprehensive care for varicose veins, spider veins, and other conditions caused by venous insufficiency. Our highly-qualified and experienced, board-certified vein specialists, Dr. Goldman and Dr. Varghese-Goldman, combine their extensive knowledge and experience, with the latest innovations in vein treatments.

With our offices in Jupiter and Wellington Florida, the Goldman Vein Institute serves patients from Stuart, Hobe Sound, Tequesta, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, Hialeah, Sunny Isles, Bay Harbor, Bal Harbour, Miami Beach, Aventura, Surfside, Hallandale, and Hollywood, and we welcome patients across South Florida to visit our state-of-the-art vein centers, where we provide the latest in vein treatment technology.

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