Vein Treatment

Non-Surgical Option For Large Varicose Veins

You Don't Have to Live with Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a symptom of vein disease and now there are non-surgical options to treat varicose veins.  An estimated 40% of women and 25% of men are effected.  Factors leading to varicose veins include heredity, gender, pregnancy, age and other factors.  The disease may be accelerated and make veins worse from prolonged standing, obesity, hormone levels and physical trauma.

In addition to the visual appearance of bulging veins, you may experience one or more of the following leg symptoms:

   • Pain (aching or cramping feeling)
    • Heaviness/tiredness
    • Burning or tingling sensations
    • Swelling/throbbing
    • Tender areas around the veins 
                      

   If treatment is delayed, serious complications can occur including:

    • Inflammation
    • Blood clots
    • Hyperpigmentation
    • Ankle sores or skin ulcers
    • Bleeding

Non-Surgical Option For Varicose Veins

Watertown Regional Medical Center offers Endovenous Vein Treatment, a safe, non-invasive alternative to surgical treatment of large varicose veins.  The procedure is highly effective and performed in the office using guided ultrasound, laser energy and local anesthesia. 

There are many benefits to Endovenous Vein Treatment: 
    •   Treatment takes less than an hour
    •   Up to 98 percent success rate
    •   Immediate relief of symptoms
    •   Return to normal activities immediately
    •   No general anesthesia or hospitalization
    •   No scars

           

Varicose vein treatment is often covered by insurance when there is a medical need. Check with your insurance company to confirm your particular coverage.  You may also choose to pay out-of-pocket when opting to receive treatment for cosmetic purposes.

To schedule a private consultation, contact us at 920-262-4700.