Spider and Varicose Vein Treatments


Sclerotherapy

Sсlеrоthеrару, the most common technique for treating spider veins, іѕ a mеdісаl рrосеdurе thаt involves thе іnjесtіоn оf a sclerosant into a vеіn tо соllapse іt.

 


Radiofrequency Ablation

A common treatment for venous insufficiency, radiofrequency ablation is a minimally-invasive procedure. It involves a small catheter that delivers heat energy to close down the abnormal vein. into a vеіn tо соllapse іt.


VenaSeal

VenaSeal™ is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses a special glue to close off damaged veins. The procedure is equally as effective as radiofrequency ablation.


ClariVein

ClariVein® combines two techniques to treat underlying venous insufficiency. A small catheter is used to both chemically and mechanically treat the diseased vein. Only select veins are good targets for this treatment.


Phlebectomy

Phlebectomy is one of the best options for treating bulging varicose veins. It is done under local anesthesia in an office setting. It is not a form of stripping, but instead, the vein is removed in small sections through tiny incisions.


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Varicose Veins Diagnosis and Treatment

Some common questions we receive regarding varicose veins are:

  • Are varicose veins dangerous?
  • Why are my varicose veins itchy?
  • Do varicose veins cause blood clots?
  • Do varicose veins cause leg pain?

Blood moves towards the heart by valves in the blood vessel, which controls the one-way flow. Sitting or standing for long periods can cause blood to pool in the leg veins, increasing the pressure within the veins. As a result, the veins can stretch from the increased pressure. This may weaken the walls of the veins and damage the valves, making it harder to control the flow and thus increasing pressure. This pressure causes swelling and even twisting of the veins. At that point, varicose veins are mainly a cosmetic issue. However, it is important to know when these vein problems can have more serious side effects. Long-term mild swelling as a result of severe varicose veins can eventually produce serious skin and tissue problems such as ulcers and non-healing sores. Blood clots associated with deep vein thrombosis can be a problem as well. Varicose veins have the potential to become dangerous if they are not treated properly.

The Princeton Vascular Center addresses all types of vein conditions, including cosmetic spider veins, varicose veins, and, when indicated, deep venous disease. We utilize the latest technological advances to customize a treatment plan for each patient’s needs. At the Princeton Vascular Center, you can be certain that you are in the hands of the best, board-certified vascular specialists and doctors in New Jersey who have received formal residency training in vascular procedures.

When to Seek Treatment

Spider veins and varicose veins by themselves are quite harmless. However, if you are experiencing painful symptoms or desire to have the veins removed for aesthetic purposes, then you should schedule a consultation with the best vein doctors serving Princeton and Mt. Laurel, NJ. Varicose veins symptoms may often resemble other medical conditions or problems. Thus, it is important to speak to a board-certified vascular doctor who has undergone extensive medical training and is not just a cosmetic specialist.

It’s important to have a treatment tailored to your specific condition. Varicose veins and spider veins do not fit just one pattern. Conservative measures such as compression stockings and exercise continue to be important tools in treatment. For individuals with continued symptoms or more advanced disease, there are no safe and effective tools to treat venous insufficiency without surgery.

Our vein treatment centers aim to increase accessibility to board-certified vascular surgeons and vein specialists to develop the best spider and varicose vein treatment for you.

Varicose Vein Symptoms:

  • Color changes in the skin
  • Sores on the legs
  • Rashes
  • Heavy feeling, burning, and/or aching sensation in the legs 
  • Leg pain

If your varicose veins are itchy or causing leg pain, it’s important to get them taken care of before these symptoms get worse. 

Vein Diagnosis

The primary tools for diagnosis of venous reflux are ultrasounds. This is often done during your initial consultation visit and within the office. It is a simple and safe diagnostic method with high accuracy and enables us to immediate review results together. We can then help you start planning your treatments. In select cases, CT scans, MRIs and angiograms can be considered depending on your vein condition.

A consultation with the experienced vein specialists at Princeton Vascular Center will provide insights to help you decide on the best vein treatment plan.

Nationally-Certified Ultrasound Technicians

Leg vein ultrasound studies provide vital information about the underlying diseased veins that affect the treatment options and in turn the doctor’s recommendations for therapy. 

The Princeton Vascular Center offers daily vein ultrasound screening of the legs through its state-of-the-art imaging equipment. Our facility is not only a modern vein treatment center, but it is also a vascular imaging department that specializes in ultrasound of leg veins and on-site readings. Since our facility focuses exclusively on circulation conditions, our ultrasound technicians have extensive experience in venous insufficiency. This makes our center the best qualified to evaluate your leg veins.

Leg vein ultrasound studies provide vital information about the underlying diseased veins that affect the treatment options and in turn, your vein doctor’s recommendations for therapy.

The Princeton Vascular Center offers daily vein ultrasound screening of the legs through state-of-the-art imaging equipment. Our facility is not only a modern vein treatment center, but also has a vascular imaging department that specializes in ultrasound of leg veins and on-site readings. Since our facility focuses exclusively on circulation conditions, our ultrasound technicians have extensive experience in venous insufficiency. This is just one reason why we are the best vein clinic for spider and varicose vein treatments in NJ.

Most importantly, our team of ultrasound technicians and physicians are all certified by ARDMS, the organization that is the recognized standard for excellence in ultrasound. Our ultrasound technicians have the title of RVT (Registered Vascular Technologists). Dr. Brotman also holds the title of RPVI (Registered Physicians in Vascular Interpretation) beyond her medical school education. The clinical members of our organization are certified nationally to perform and interpret ultrasounds. This ensures the quality and accuracy of the vein and vascular ultrasounds that we perform at our local South Jersey facilities.

We provide our state-of-the-art ultrasounds and vein treatments to those in the following areas:

  • East Brunswick
  • Ewing
  • Hamilton
  • Hopewell
  • Monroe
  • Plainsboro
  • Princeton
  • Robbinsville
  • South Brunswick
  • Trenton
  • West Windsor

  • Burlington
  • Camden
  • Cherry Hill
  • Cinnaminson
  • Delran
  • Haddonfield
  • Moorestown
  • Mount Holly
  • Mt. Laurel
  • Pennsauken
  • Voorhees
  • Willingboro

Do I Need Surgery for Varicose Veins?

Varicose vein treatments fall into two categories: closing the veins or removing them altogether. These options may be recommended by a vein doctor based on the severity of your pain, whether you have skin problems, or whether there are blood clots present. Some people simply choose treatment because of their aesthetic.

Treatment for ѕріdеr vеіns is simple, ѕаfе and еffесtіvе. It’s important to remember that a comprehensive vein evaluation is necessary prior to treating spider veins. This is particularly true if you have had prior treatments. The best cosmetic results are seen when addressing both the aesthetics and any underlying issues.

Your doctor will recommend the best procedure based on your age, overall health, the extent of varicose vein damage, your goals and your symptoms.

Varicose Vein and Spider Vein Specialists in NJ

The Princeton Vascular Center will carefully diagnose your problem, perform cutting-edge and minimally-invasive vein treatments and monitor your recovery. Check out what our patients say about us — spoiler alert: it’s all great and we are very proud!

After your vein treatment, it is important to limit your chances of developing varicose veins again. These are some lifestyle choices you may want to consider:

  • Watch your weight to prevent pressure
  • Exercise regularly to help your lymphatic system remove the buildup of toxins
  • Elevate your feet when sitting 
  • Minimize leg-crossing
  • Limit wearing tight clothes  

Learn more about spider and varicose vein treatment options by contacting The Princeton Vascular Center today! 

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