Spider Vein Treatment in Hudson Valley, New York
At Premier Vein Centers in Hudson Valley, New York, we provide a complete line of services for the removal of spider and varicose veins.
Also called telangiectasia, spider veins are small discolored veins near the surface of the skin. The causes of these abnormalities tend to be mainly inherited genetic traits. Other factors that can influence spider veins include pregnancy, being overweight, age and gender (females are about four times more likely than males to have spider veins). Ranging ... Read More
Sclerotherapy is a common treatment for small (spider veins) and medium size (reticular) veins. A tiny needle is used to inject the veins with a solution (called a sclersant) that irritates the lining of the vein. In response, the veins collapse and are reabsorbed. The surface veins are no longer visible. Depending on the size ... Read More
Most patients do not experience any complications from sclerotherapy. However, some patients develop changes in skin pigment in locations where the veins are injected. Some patients may experience chemical burns of the skin while a rare patient may develop an allergy to the medication. Serious complications such as deep vein blood clots and unintentional arterial ... Read More
Vein treatment programs are designed to treat visible varicose veins and to treat abnormal veins that may not be visible but that may be the source of the visible varicosities. If varicose veins are the only abnormality detected by the treating physician, the treatment involves surgical removal of the visible varicose veins (micro-incision phlebectomy) or ... Read More
Visual sclerotherapy refers to injection of surface veins that are visible to the naked eye. Some veins that need to be treated are below the surface of the skin and cannot be injected safely without the aid of ultrasound imaging assistance.
Light energy (laser) or electrical energy (radiofrequency) may be used to seal shut abnormal main superficial trunk veins. Both treatments involve the application of heat energy to inside of the long or short saphenous veins. Usually treatment of the GSV starts at a location in the vein at or below the knee. The GSV is ... Read More
What New Treatment Options Exist For Patients Who Have Abnormal Blood Flow In The Major Vein Trunks Other Than Vein Stripping? In order to control the backward flow of blood in these large veins, the vein that is the source of the visible varicosities must be sealed shut or removed. The vein may be sealed shut ... Read More
Premier Vein Centers introduce the State of the Art treatment for spider veins of the leg and face. Veinwave™ is a revolutionary technique used by Doctors around the world to eliminate spider veins on the legs and fine thread veins, known as telangiectasia. Utilising the principle of thermocoagulation, Veinwave is the only treatment of its kind ... Read More
Dr. Arlen G. Fleisher, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT and his staff at the Hudson Valley Office are available to answer any questions you may have about your vein condition. With nearly 30 years of experience of treating varicose veins, spider veins other vein conditions, Dr. Fleisher and his staff has become a trusted source for vein information for the ... Read More