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What is the best way to get rid of varicose veins?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Multi-step process

First, an ultrasound is performed to assess for venous insufficiency which leads to varicose veins.
Once such veins are identified, if they are amenable to treatment with endovenous ablation (laser, radiofrequency, ?Pharmacomechanical) such a procedure is performed. Finally, the varicosities are dealt with via phlebectomy or sclerotherapy. Actually, most insurance carriers and medicare cover this.

In brief: Multi-step process

First, an ultrasound is performed to assess for venous insufficiency which leads to varicose veins.
Once such veins are identified, if they are amenable to treatment with endovenous ablation (laser, radiofrequency, ?Pharmacomechanical) such a procedure is performed. Finally, the varicosities are dealt with via phlebectomy or sclerotherapy. Actually, most insurance carriers and medicare cover this.
Dr. David Rosen
Dr. David Rosen
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3 doctors agree

In brief: See vein specialist

Look for national specialist: www.
Phlebology.Org doctors who specialize in vein disease. There are minimally invasive, in office procedures for varicose veins where you can return to work in 1-3 days depending on the severity. Vnus closure, endovenous laser, phlebectomy, ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy or a combination: www.Morrisonvein.Com.

In brief: See vein specialist

Look for national specialist: www.
Phlebology.Org doctors who specialize in vein disease. There are minimally invasive, in office procedures for varicose veins where you can return to work in 1-3 days depending on the severity. Vnus closure, endovenous laser, phlebectomy, ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy or a combination: www.Morrisonvein.Com.
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Varicose veins

Different ways. Compression stockings, leg elevation, strength exercises, prevent excess weight.
Laser, surgeries , vein stripping all these three depends on severity of varicose vein and your budget (most of the time this is consider cosmetic).

In brief: Varicose veins

Different ways. Compression stockings, leg elevation, strength exercises, prevent excess weight.
Laser, surgeries , vein stripping all these three depends on severity of varicose vein and your budget (most of the time this is consider cosmetic).
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Often a combination

Treatment often starts with compression.
Depending on the size and location of your varicose veins, you could have an endovenous thermal ablation procedure or an operation.You might also have sclerotherapy and/or phlebectomy might be recommended to you. See a vein specialist who can do an ultrasound evaluation of your veins and then decide what is the best way for your varicose veins to be treated.

In brief: Often a combination

Treatment often starts with compression.
Depending on the size and location of your varicose veins, you could have an endovenous thermal ablation procedure or an operation.You might also have sclerotherapy and/or phlebectomy might be recommended to you. See a vein specialist who can do an ultrasound evaluation of your veins and then decide what is the best way for your varicose veins to be treated.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Varicose veins

Depends on the source If just surfac then sclerotherapy vein injection If valve reflux then thermal ablation is a great option

In brief: Varicose veins

Depends on the source If just surfac then sclerotherapy vein injection If valve reflux then thermal ablation is a great option
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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