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Dr. Oz Visits San Diego

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Dr. Bunke and Michelle of La Jolla Vein Care with Dr. Oz of the Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Bunke and Michelle of La Jolla Vein Care met with America’s favorite doctor today- Dr. Oz, on the set of KUSI after the Good Morning San Diego show. Dr. Oz talked about various issues on the show such as cupping, the latest medical trends and also The Voice Awards which raises awareness on substance abuse and mental health. Afterwards, he graciously took time to discuss vein treatments with Dr. Bunke.

Watch The Dr. Oz Show weekdays at 1 p.m. on KUSI.

Dr. Oz Show Highlights Foam Sclerotherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins

The June 1st episode of The Dr. Oz Show brought attention to foam sclerotherapy. He describes it as latest, most advanced technique to eradicate painful, varicose veins. Dr. Oz’s guest demonstrated how the procedure is performed: He used a vein light to visualize the veins, followed by a painless injection of a foamed solution. He also mentions that the old Varicose Vein Treatments hurt because of the saline solution that used to be used, but newer solutions such as polidocanol, are nearly painless.

We’re pleased that Dr. Oz brought much need attention to foam sclerotherapy, as we have been using it as an alternative to surgery for years. What most people don’t realize is that foam sclerotherapy is not new, but rather newly recognized. Foam sclerotherapy offers patients a non-surgical alternative for the treatment of varicose veins. There is essentially no down-time and return to normal activities is immediate.