Vein Treatment

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Vein Treatment Vein treatment for spider and varicose veins is becoming increasingly popular in the field of cosmetic medicine. Sclerotherapy tends to be the most often used treatment, especially for spider veins and smaller varicose veins. Lasers may also be effective in the treatment of these colored, often unsightly veins that appear at the skin’s surface. Surgical options are also available for vein treatment, and usually are reserved for more severe varicose veins.
Typical Minimum Cost of Vein Treatment (based on national averages):
$150.00
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Typical Maximum Cost of Vein Treatment (based on national averages):
$1,500.00
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National Average Cost of Vein Treatment:
$825.00
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Time Required for Vein Treatment:
Depending on the chosen method, vein treatment will usually take around 30-60 minutes to perform.
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Is Vein Treatment an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
Usually outpatient.
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What are the Side Effects of Vein Treatment?
The potential for vein treatment side effects is minimal. Some possible side effects, all of which would be temporary, include skin discoloration, swelling or slight pain at the treatment site, or reaction to anesthesia, if any is used.
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How Long do Vein Treatment results last?
Vein treatment results are permanent. Once the current veins are treated, they will dissipate for good. Of course, it is always possible for new veins to appear.
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What is the recovery time for Vein Treatment?
Depending on the chosen method, vein treatment recovery time should be minimal. Non-surgical options involve no downtime, while surgical methods might keep patients out of work for up to 1 or 2 weeks. In most cases, patients are encouraged to walk after treatment, as well as to AVOID sun exposure, heat, and high-impact aerobic activity.
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Will my insurance company cover Vein Treatment?
Due to the cosmetic nature of vein treatment, insurance usually does not apply. There may be certain medical conditions for which some patients would qualify for partial coverage.
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Is there much discomfort for Vein Treatment?
With vein treatment, discomfort or irritation may be felt minimally and only temporarily. Depending on the chosen treatment method, it is a relatively discomfort-free procedure.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Vein Treatment?
For non-surgical vein treatment, anesthesia is not required. In the case of surgical methods, the doctor may opt for either local or general anesthesia.
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What else can I combine Vein Treatment with?
Many different vein treatment methods can be combined together for enhanced results.
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What else is Vein Treatment referred to as?
Spider vein removal, sclerotherapy, varicose vein removoal, vein therapy, etc.
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