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Large, bulging veins close to the skin's surface are often found in the lower legs and feet and are called varicose. Because we walk, stand and run on our feet, veins in our lower legs and feet receive quite a bit of blood pressure.
Varicose veins can be more than a cosmetic concern since they impede blood flow and hinder the return of oxygen-depleted blood from the lower legs and back to the heart and lungs. The usual cause for this is damaged valves within the veins that allow backward blood flow and pooling of blood resulting in enlarged veins. Untreated veins can lead to serious medical conditions with associated pain, inflammation and discoloration. Ambulatory phlebectomy-small incisions or needle punctures are used to extract the problematic veins with a phlebectomy hook. A hook is inserted into a micro-incision in the leg. A section of the vein is hooked and then removed through the incision. With this procedure, a compression bandage is worn for two weeks. This minimizes swelling and discomfort and allows for proper healing.
About International Vein & Skin Institute
We strive to deliver state of the art medical, surgical and cosmetic care!
Our main focus at International Vein & Skin Institute is:
•Diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins and leg ulcers.
•Medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails, in children and adults
Our physician and medical director Jozef Tryzno, MD, RVT, FASA, FASLMS has been providing quality medical care for over 20 years. He is a highly skilled physician with over 12 years of laser technology hands on experience, and also one of the very few highly qualified vein specialists in the area.
The philosophy of the practice is based on providing the latest, safest, and most advanced cosmetic technology to our patients. This is achieved in a very professional, yet tailored and personal way, with the patient’s goals and expectations as the highest priority.
Experience: No other facility in the area has as much experience as we do with phlebology and laser technologies. Our medical director Jozef Tryzno, M.D., has performed thousands of cases and is specially trained in Phlebology and Laser and MultiLight technology.
Equipment: All systems are permanently located at our office and are not brought in by truck for occasional use. This assures you that treatment after treatment we will provide each patient with predictable, best possible results.
Consultation: We believe that our commitment to providing pre-op consultation immeasurably helps our patients in their decision making process. Patients often require a combination of therapies to successfully treat their problems.
At the time of your consultation, our medical provider will discuss your individual needs and concerns, in order to develop the best treatment options for you. For the majority of our patients, the results are remarkable. For your convenience, some of the treatments can be performed immediately following your consultation if you desire.
For all venous consultation Dr. Tryzno personally conducts a venous screening evaluation to assess the extent of the symptoms and the potential severity of any underlying problem. Armed with this information, Dr. Tryzno can educate each patient about a treatment plan, estimated cost and the expected outcome.
Additional Information on Procedures performed by International Vein & Skin Institute