70% of chronic leg wounds are a result of long standing varicose veins and underlying venous insufficiency. Ulcers, or leg wounds are usually preceded by changes of the skin such as a brownish skin discoloration around the ankles and stasis dermatitis. A venous leg ulcer is often referred to as a ‘stasis ulcer’ since blood […]
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Common Misconceptions… Do I have spider veins or varicose veins? There is a common misconception of what varicose and spider veins really are. It may be embarrassing for some to admit that they have varicose veins or they simply just think that they have spider veins. Although spider veins can be fed from varicose veins, […]
This story is in Women’s Health Magazine online. http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/varicose-veins
La Jolla Vein Care Receives 2016 Best of La Jolla Award 3rd Year in a Row La Jolla Award Program Honors the Achievement LA JOLLA February 18, 2016 — La Jolla Vein Care has been selected for the 2016 Best of La Jolla Award in the Physicians category by the La Jolla Award Program. Each […]
Varicose veins and spider veins develop gradually and progressively. They are unsightly and are often a source of considerable discomfort. Both varicose veins and spider veins can cause symptoms. Symptoms often become worse during the menstrual cycle and pregnancy for women. The symptoms can include: Aching, tenderness Heaviness, fatigue General restlessness in the legs Burning pain Throbbing […]
Does Medicare cover varicose vein treatment? Medicare is accepted at La Jolla Vein Care. Medicare will typically cover a consultation, diagnostic ultrasound and varicose vein treatment if it is considered medically necessary. To be considered medically necessary and not cosmetic, the individual must meet certain criteria: 1) The vein condition must cause symptoms that are […]
La Jolla Vein Care was featured on the San Diego Chamber of Commerce Member Spotlight, titled ‘Surgery-free Vein Treatment’ “La Jolla Vein Care has been a leader in non-surgical varicose vein removal since its establishment in 2010. The San Diego Chamber of Commerce was present at its 2010 ribbon cutting ceremony. It is located at […]
La Jolla Vein Care accepts San Diego military insurance coverage for varicose vein treatment. We accept Tricare Standard and Tricare for Life plans. Tricare Premium is HMO and not accepted. Accepted Insurance Plans Aetna Anthem Blue Cross / Blue Shield Cigna Health Net Medicare Scripps Tricare For Life Tricare Standard United Healthcare
Check out La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Bunke and Dr. Fronek in the October issue of San Diego Magazine, which is the Top Doctor’s Issue. The article highlights the doctors expertise, specialized training, and diagnostic and innovative treatment technology that is offered at La Jolla Vein Care.
WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY Recognized on 13 October, World Thrombosis Day (WTD) focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood disease of thrombosis. With hundreds of educational events in countries around the world, WTD and its partners place a global spotlight on thrombosis as an urgent and growing health problem. Thrombosis is the formation of potentially […]