The veins in your body play an important role in circulation, carrying blood from your various parts of your body back to your heart. Yet, as people age, problems can develop in the veins and cause a variety of complications. In fact, one in three Americans over the age of 45 has some kind of vein disease.
What is Varicose Vein?
Varicose veins are caused by unhealthy valves inside the veins that impede the normal flow of blood back to the heart. Blood pools in the veins, enlarging and distorting them. Watch the video below and learn more about varicose veins and the available treatment options.
What is Spider Vein?
Spider veins are small, damaged veins that can appear on the surface of the legs or face. They are usually not painful or harmful, but some people may wish to treat them for cosmetic reasons.
Here are some of the treatments we provide.
Ambulatory phlebectomy is a minisurgical treatment for superficial varicose veins and so-called side branches.
Treatments a series of microinjections of a solution are administered directly into varicose veins or spider veins.
A laser is a highly focused beam of light. A doctor can use a laser to treat varicose veins. Laser heat damages a vein, which makes scar tissue form.
Endovenous ablation uses energy to cauterize (burn) and close varicose veins. Doctors use it to help ease symptoms such as pain, swelling, and irritation.
Radiofrequency ablation is a medical procedure in which part of the electrical conduction system of the heart, tumor or other dysfunctional tissue.
SEE BEFORE AFTER
Compare the before and after to know the difference.
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Dr. Altai has been treating patients with Vein Disease for more than 25 years in Manhattan.