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Veinwave in San Francisco, California (CA)

The recent FDA approval of Veinwave means that patients with unsightly spider veins and telangiectasia (small thread veins) are able to experience the wonderful results that people in the UK 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 a thermocoagulation, or a 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 to determine the most effective treatment regimen. In some areas, clinics will charge $50 for this visit. Then, the course of treatments is delivered through a series of 3 to 5, fifteen minute sessions where 40-50 cm of veins can be treated. Veinwave is an excellent alternative to sclerotherapy or laser treatments that 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 with 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 Elite Vein Specialists

Dr. Nicholas Hyde of Elite Vein Specialists has helped patients throughout San Francisco, California overcome San Francisco varicose veins and spider veins. These conditions may lead to embarrassment and self-consciousness for many individuals due to the unsightly appearance of these conditions. Meanwhile, San Francisco varicose veins may cause pain and heaviness in the legs, making treatment very important for many individuals. Patients for whom these venous conditions are a problem should speak with a member of the medical staff at this facility to discuss their condition and treatment options.

There are several San Francisco varicose veins treatments available at this facility to ensure that patients have ample selection when seeking treatment. Among the options available to patients are ambulatory phlebectomy, compression stockings, ELVeS, endovenous laser ablation, endovenous laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, pharmacomechanical thrombolysis, radiofrequency occlusion, transilluminated powered phlebectomy, VNUS and Veinwave. Others may also be available and patients may also discuss varicose vein home treatments with a medical professional on staff.


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Additional Information on Procedures performed by Elite Vein Specialists

Elite Vein Specialists
Toll Free: 415-493-0109
Nicholas Hyde, MD
Board Certified, American Board of Phlebology

490 Post St
Suite 1701
San Francisco, CA 94102


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