Treadmill testing is done for intermittent claudication when other studies have not been truly diagnostic.
Arterial testing determines peripheral arterial disease in the arteries so a plan of treatment can be formulated. Follow-up arterial testing is done to monitor progress of disease or after intervention to establish baseline and monitor results.
Compression (support) stockings are important in the care of vascular disorders of the lower extremities and are discussed here in-depth so you will have a better understanding of how and why they are used as well as when they are not to be worn.
The human body is similar to a town’s water tower in that water and blood run downhill. With proper elevation you make your water tower work for you to help with lower extremity edema and, if necessary, control spontaneous bleeding of a vein.
Veinwave is a revolutionary technique used to eliminate spider veins on the legs and fine thread veins known as telangiectasia and also to treat very large veins on the nose.
Ligation and Stripping are procedures in which damaged veins are either tied off or removed, depending on the extent of damage, as a minor outpatient surgical procedure.
Microphlebectomy (ambulatory phlebectomy) is a minimally invasive procedure that allows for the removal of large, superficial varicose veins through a very small incision.
KTP 532 Laser, 1064 Laser, Intense Pulsed Light (photoderm) and Veinwave are used for treatment of various skin lesions and spider veins each with its significant technology and purpose.
Endovenous laser is a minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins and is done in our office as an outpatient.
Sclerotherapy has been used to treat varicose veins for over 150 years. Like varicose vein surgery, sclerotherapy techniques have evolved during that time. Ultrasound guidance and foam sclerotherapy are the latest developments.