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Radiofrequency Occlusion in Freehold, NJ


Advanced Surgical Associates of Central Jersey
901 W. Main Street
Medical Arts Building Suite 107
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
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Toll Free: 866-386-5166


Radiofrequency Occlusion near Freehold, NJ (New Jersey)

Vein Center for Women PC
670 N Beers Street
Bldg 2 Suite 4
Holmdel, New Jersey 07733
Distance: 11.28 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-627-3297


Vein Center for Women PC
646 Route 18
Suite 103
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
Distance: 14.61 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-761-0497


Jersey Shore Surgery and Vein Center
40 Bey Lea Road
Tom's River, New Jersey 08753
Distance: 19.35 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 732-941-0084


Vein Treatment Institute of NJ
29 East 29th Street
Bayonne, New Jersey 07002
Distance: 30.23 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-424-3902


Image Guided Surgery & Aesthetics
2401 Morris Avenue Ste 111W
Union, New Jersey 07083
Distance: 31.02 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 908-838-7307


Vein Center of North Jersey
195 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 115
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
Distance: 37.27 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-795-5104


NYU Vein Center -
Morristown

95 Madison Ave
Suite 415
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Distance: 39.68 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-706-4439


Vascular Epicenter
7000 Blvd East
Suite T13
Guttenberg, New Jersey 07093
Distance: 40.15 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-556-9236


NJ Vein Care
1037 US Highway 46 East
Suite 202
Clifton, New Jersey 07013
Distance: 43.61 Miles
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Toll Free: 973-968-5175


Center for Vein Disease Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle Street
Englewood, New Jersey 07631
Distance: 47.68 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-573-9885


Chuback Vein Center
2 Sears Drive
Suite 101
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Distance: 49.92 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-619-7623





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About Radiofrequency Occlusion

About one third of the adult population is affected by varicose veins. These swollen, often painful veins in the legs are due primarily to incompetence of the valves in the femoral and great saphenous veins. The results are swollen vessels that are both painful and unsightly. Previously, vein stripping, or surgically removing these large veins under general anesthesia through small incisions, was the preferred treatment. Now, newer techniques like radiofrequency occlusion allow for minimally invasive treatment in an outpatient or office setting with only local anesthesia and intravenous sedation.

Radiofrequency occlusion can easily be performed in an office setting with one small puncture site. Following injection of a local anesthetic at the site of insertion, a catheter or small tube is threaded through the great saphenous vein using sonographic guidance. Local anesthetic is injected along the vein while the patient is also given IV sedation to make the procedure more comfortable. The catheter is withdrawn down the great saphenous vein as the radiofrequency occlusion is performed using sound waves to heat the vein to 185 degrees. The heating process collapses the vein forming scar tissue which will later be absorbed by the body as healing takes place.

Following the radiofrequency occlusion procedure, the leg is wrapped in a tight compression bandage and compression hose are worn for two to three weeks while healing occurs. After a short recovery time due to the mild sedation, the patient is able to return home. Most patients are able to walk and resume normal activities immediately following the procedure. Minor side effects such as numbness and skin discoloration can occur or the procedure may not fully occlude the vein. Studies have shown this procedure is comparable to vein stripping with less pain, no incisions, and faster return to normal function while effectively relieving the symptoms of varicose veins.


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