Varicose Vein Treatment (LVS) - Elmira New York


LVS

Varicose Vein Treatment in Elmira New York
A treatment plan is designed specifically to suit your goals. With a comprehensive approach, minimally invasive technique, and shortest recovery time possible, our Interventional Radiologists strive for best results with minimal risk.

Call for an appointment and mention that you found us on the ARFL.com website.
Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes- 607-735-9669

Indications for treatment:

  • Pain: Aching, Burning, Heaviness
  • Swelling: Foot, Ankle, Leg
  • Dermatitis: Focal, Extensive
  • Lipodermatosclerosis
  • Ulceration: Present or Healed
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • External Bleed
  • Appearance
Varicose Veins before & after treatment

Disease process:

  • Nonfunctional, incompetent valves of various sizes
  • Leads to the pooling of blood and dilation of veins in lower extremities
  • Disease manifestation depends on the size of vein involve

Treatment options:

  • Conservative therapy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Surgical excision
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
    *Alone or in combination

Endovenous Laser Treatment

What to expect:

  • History and Physical
  • Ultrasound
    - Confirms clinical diagnosis
    - Helps to determine the best treatment pathway
    - Usually not required in the work-up of spider veins
  • 45 minute outpatient procedure.
    - Outpatient setting
    - Ultrasound guided fiber placement
    - Local anesthesia
    - Ultrasound used to confirm closure of vein
    - Minimal discomfort during the procedure

Results

  • Almost all resume all activity < 24 hr.
  • 95% elimination of pain and fatigue
  • 7/8 without edema
  • Minimal patient discomfort
  • Minimal complication
  • 95% Efficacy
  • All patients would recommend procedure to a friend

Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes:

  • A treatment plan is designed specifically to suit your goals
  • Comprehensive approach
  • Minimally invasive technique
  • Shortest recovery time possible
  • Strive for best results with minimal risk

 

More information from SIR on Varicose Veins
Call for an appointment and mention that you found us on the ARFL.com website.
Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes- 607-735-9669