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At one time, surgery and laser treatments were the only options for those wishing to get rid of enlarged varicose veins. Modern technology now provides a third choice called ultrasound guided sclerotherapy. This procedure is performed by a doctor or trained cosmetician who uses an ultrasound machine to pinpoint problem veins. While looking at the vein on a monitor, the provider can then guide a solution filled needle into the vein. This fluid disturbs the lining of the vein, causing the vein to contract and close. Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, performed using a local anesthesia, can be performed in a short time period, but it may require several sessions to get results that are satisfactory. These sessions range in cost from roughly $200-$500, but the results are permanent. One of the benefits of ultrasound guided sclerotherapy is the short recovery period. Although they may have to limit exercise and wear compression hosiery for several days after the surgery, most patients can return to their normal activities very quickly. A quick call to a provider of ultrasound guided sclerotherapy will enable you to schedule a consultation, during which a specialist can answer your questions and help you decide whether this procedure is the right one for you.
About Vanish Vein and Laser Center
Gulf Coast Vascular Lab is located in the Vanish Vein and
Laser Center Naples, Florida. Utilizing
Terason 3000 ultrasound technology we are able to perform state of the art
venous duplex ultrasounds for extensive and thorough venous assessments.
Two RVT’s (Registered Vascular Technicians) with vast experience in venous ultrasound are open to do the exam which is then interpreted by Dr. John Landi who is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), as well as by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International Society as an RPhS (Registered Phlebology Sonographer). Therefore, the results are immediately determined and the patients receive their diagnosis and recommended treatment plan at their initial appointment.
Dr. John Landi La Bella Mia Medical Spa Naples FloridaIn 2005, Vanish Vein and Laser Center extended to include La Bella Mia Medical Spa, a full service day spa. Dr. Landi is also the Medical Director of La Bella Mia Medical Spa.
We have devised a simple multi-step program to address the maturing process that includes a multitude of available services. Each service is designed to individually address a specific aging and aesthetic issue.
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