Follow our pathway to rejuvenation
Step Stone #1 Free Screening or Initial Consultation.
(Free screenings are for cosmetic concerns only. Due to
medical laws, those patients exhibiting medical signs or symptoms are
not eligible for free screenings.)
Your free screening or initial consultation will begin with a brief
medical history and physical exam of the area of concern. Treatment
options will be discussed and any questions you may have regarding this
treatment will be answered at this time. You may be asked to schedule
diagnostic studies to identify any underlying disease prior to any
treatment. You may be measured for compression
hosiery and pictures
will be taken of the area of concern. If you are not exhibiting any
signs or symptoms, you may choose to go ahead and schedule cosmetic
sclerotherapy at this time.
Step Stone #2 Diagnostic Studies.
ultrasound is performed. This is necessary to rule
or deep vein clot, as well as to check for varicose veins
and venous reflux.
Step Stone #3 Discussion of treatment plan.
If your ultrasound is normal, you may choose to schedule cosmetic
sclerotherapy. If your ultrasound is abnormal or shows signs of venous
reflux, you may be a candidate for laser
vein treatment, ultrasound
guided sclerotherapy and/or phlebectomy.
In order for you to meet your insurance company’s medical coverage
policy, you may be asked to complete a specified period of conservative
management, such as compression
hosiery, weight loss, and use of
over-the-counter medication. After completing this period, if the signs
and symptoms persist, we will pre-certify the medical procedure for
you. If you choose not to utilize your insurance benefits for the
procedure, we can schedule your procedure at any time available without
any conservative management required. Varicose veins
are always treated
before any spider veins
to ensure optimum results.
Step Stone # 4 Post-procedure evaluation.
Following your procedure, you may be scheduled for an office
and/or another Doppler
ultrasound to check the treated veins and see if
any additional procedures are necessary. If your varicose veins
been treated successfully, you can now begin treatment for your spider