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The recent FDA approval of Veinwave means that patients with unsightly spider veins (telangiectasia) are able to experience the wonderful results that people in Europe have been enjoying for years. This revolutionary technique has been perfected by vascular surgeons for the treatment of these troublesome veins and is a great improvement from traditional treatments like sclerotherapy and laser treatment.
Veinwave uses thermocoagulation, or high frequency energy to heat the veins, causing them to disappear instantly. A one-time use, thin, insulated needle is used to deliver these waves. The ultra-fine needle allows for the extremely accurate application of the treatment, protecting the skin and tissue, for help in preventing ugly scarring. Veinwave is effective in treating areas, such as the ankle or knees, that cannot be treated through alternative methods. Patients are able to see results immediately. While Veinwave does not cause bruising, patients may experience some redness or small marks that look like scratches that will disappear within a few days.
The patient will have an initial consultation with a doctor to determine the most effective treatment regimen.
Then, the course of treatments is delivered through a series of three to five 15-minute sessions where 40 to 50 centimeters of veins can be treated. Veinwave is an excellent alternative to sclerotherapy or laser treatments which may cause permanent scarring through skin pigmentation. There are no risks of allergic reactions like those associated with the injected solution in sclerotherapy and there is no recovery period. Unlike other treatments, the patient experiences minimal pain and does not require bandages, so they are able to resume normal activity immediately following treatment. The cost of Veinwave will vary by your location and facility, but can cost from $400 to $800.
About Laser Vein Center
Laser Vein Center combines innovative medical technology with a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. We small spider veins to advanced vein disease and skin ulcers. Veins are more than a cosmetic issue--varicose veins are a real medical issue and can lead to larger problems if left untreated.
Your first office visit begins with us diagnosing and evaluating the health of your veins. Dr. Thomas Wright will guide you from diagnostics through treatment, and into follow-up. Each treatment plan we develop is personalized to your needs, and we use state-of-the-art methods, emphasizing minimal downtime and maximum healing. Dr. Wright regularly participates in ongoing education and training to stay current with the trends in venous care.
Dr. Wright also conducts research in the field, and has published numerous papers and studies on improving method efficacy and care.
You will be an honored guest in our office-- you will receive comfortable, personalized care. We seek to educate patients and their families on veins and vein disease to help them understand the importance of venous health.
We are the only ones in the area that accepts all of the regional insurance carriers, and this often makes us the most affordable service provider in the St. Louis area. Since we are an independent office, we have no extra facility fees or hospital costs.
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