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Will My Insurance Cover My Surgery For The Treatment Of Varicose Veins
Yes: Most insurances will cover procedures to close or remove varicose veins. Many insurances will require you to try conservative treatment prior to any treatment for 3 to 6 months. Conservative measures include wearing graduated compression stockings, over the counter anti-inflammatory medications, elevation of your legs and walking 30 to 60 minutes per day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous superficial leg veins. Upright position, meager tissular support, heredity, gender (female hormones/pregnancies) and life style may distend the vein triggering valvular incompetence and gravitational down flow (reflux) while the increased venous pressure will assure the progressive ...Read more
My wife has small varicose veins at multiple places and surgery is not recommended. Is there a cure?
Treatment. No Cure.: Spider veins / telangectasias (small varicose veins) can be treated locally. It is important to make sure your wife doesn't have underlying venous insufficiency, which i don't she has. This is usually treated first. Next the small spider veins can be treated with either foam sclerotherapy, laser therapy or a combination thereof. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vein Laser Symptoms: I suspect you are referring to EVLT laser ablation treatment. Since the vein is initially numb from Novacaine anesthetic, there is usually numbness of the skin for a couple of hours. Then you will have some mild soreness & tenderness of the treated vein (usually inner thigh) for several days. After that, there may be some intermittant aching & tugging sensations at the therapy site for about 1 wk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surprisingly little: Laser surgery for varicose veins causes surprsingly little pain afterwards. You will have some bruising that might be a little tender. You might feel a mild tight, pulling, or stretching feeling over the treated vein for several days. Walking makes this feel better. Taking Ibuprofen or tylenol is usually all anyone ever needs for discomfort and, oftentimes, people don't even take anything. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vein Laser Therapy: I suspect you are referring to EVLT laser ablation treatment. Since the vein is initially numb from Novacaine anesthetic, there is usually numbness of the skin for a couple of hours. Then you will have some mild soreness & tenderness of the treated vein (usually inner thigh) for several days. After that, there may be some intermittant aching & tugging sensations at the therapy site for about 1 wk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many ways: There are many possible treatments. Large visible varicose veins usually have an underlying source that you can't see. That is why it is so important to have an evaluation with ultrasound to make sure that any underlying vein trouble is identified and treated. These days, underlying vein trouble is treated with laser, rf ablation or foam sclerotherapy. The best doctor to see is a phlebologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had venus closure surgery for my varicose veins. It was not successful. What are my options? I need to try another option to rid my legs of these very painful and unsightly veins.
See an expert: Closure is over 95% successful, but not 100%. Either the procedure did not ablate the vein or there is another source of the problem such as an accessory vein. See an md with experience dealing with venous disease. Would steer you away from your prior treating md. At the very least need an ultraound to delineate what went wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do my venous thrombosis and varicose veins affect eligibility for a calf augmentation surgery? How is calf augmentation surgery different in a person with venous thrombosis and varicose veins on his feet? I am a 41-year-old woman. I take aspirin and p
Insurance is a service that people pay for to protect against unforeseen financial problems, such as developing expensive health problems. With most forms of insurance, you pay a company a monthly fee, and if you get seek or need medical care, the company pays for the ...Read more
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