Wound Care in Los Angeles, California (CA)

For most people, with a little patience and maybe a topical ointment, healing from a wound is a natural process. For others, wound healing is a challenge. In these cases, the help of a specialist experienced in treating wounds may be necessary. Seeing a medical professional who is a certified wound specialist ensures that you receive the best care for slow-healing and non-healing wounds. Some of the types of wounds that may benefit from wound management centers are:

  • Diabetic foot, leg and other wounds
  • Wounds in tissues exposed to radiation
  • Bedsores, or pressure wounds
  • Burns
  • Infected wounds
  • Wounds and weeping dermatitis due to lymphedema
  • Venous ulcers
  • Wounds complicated by peripheral arterial disease
  • Wounds that are slow to heal after surgery or trauma
Wound specialists offer comprehensive evaluations of wounds, treatments, wound dressings, and assessments of treatment effectiveness. Treatments may include:
  • Surgical wound closure
  • Wound VAC/Vacuum-Assisted Closure
  • HBOT/Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment
  • Living skin substitutes
  • Growth factors
Talk to your doctor about finding a specialist experienced in treating wounds.

About UCLA Imaging & Interventional Center-Vascular Treatment

Welcome to the UCLA Imaging & Interventional Center! The Interventional Radiology section is pleased to announce the launch of our Varicose Vein Treatment program. Our physicians, nurse practitioners and technologists perform sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, microphlebectomy and laser therapy of diseased superficial veins at both the UCLA Westwood and UCLA Santa Monica Campuses.

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