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May 2015

Watch us on CBS Channel 8 ‘American Health Front’

2015-05-15T01:26:24+00:00

La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Nisha Bunke will be featured on “American Health Front!” this Sunday at 3:00pm on CBS 8. This medical program will follow the PGA tour.  Dr. Bunke talks about vein disorders that afflict Americans and leading edge procedures for treating varicose veins.

Tune in this Sunday, May 17th at 3:00pm on CBS Channel 8, immediately […]

Watch us on CBS Channel 8 ‘American Health Front’2015-05-15T01:26:24+00:00

April 2015

Video: Spider Vein Sclerotherapy

2015-04-08T00:20:12+00:00

Watch a video on spider vein treatment with sclerotherapy.

Sclerotherapy is considered the ‘gold standard’ of treatment for leg veins.

Sclerotherapy involves an injection of a medication into the vein.  This will cause the vein to collapse and gradually fade away. Sclerotherapy has been used to treat spider veins for decades, but new solutions such as […]

Video: Spider Vein Sclerotherapy2015-04-08T00:20:12+00:00

March 2015

What are varicose veins and spider veins?

2015-03-30T17:22:02+00:00

7after_fotor Spider veins are like varicose veins but smaller. Often, they are red or blue. They can look like tree branches or spiderwebs with their short, jagged lines. This patient had large clusters bluish colored spider veins around the knee (see top picture). These were treated with […]

What are varicose veins and spider veins?2015-03-30T17:22:02+00:00

February 2015

VenaSeal ‘Vein Glue’ Approved By FDA To Treat Varicose Veins

2015-02-25T22:40:31+00:00

VenaSeal ‘Vein Glue’ Approved By FDA To Treat Varicose Veins

Earlier this week, The U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the VenaSeal closure system to permanently treat varicose veins by sealing the affected superficial veins using an adhesive agent.

This treatment has been usedvenaseal in Europe, and will soon […]

VenaSeal ‘Vein Glue’ Approved By FDA To Treat Varicose Veins2015-02-25T22:40:31+00:00

Dr. Bunke Explains Non-surgical Varicose Vein Treatments on San Diego News

2015-02-11T20:06:34+00:00

Vein Stripping is a thing of the past! Watch La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Bunke on San Diego Living explain alternative non-surgical vein treatments to the outdated vein stripping surgery!  The episode was aired yesterday, February 10th, on CW’s Channel 6. As Dr. Bunke explains, a common misperception about varicose vein treatment is that vein […]

Dr. Bunke Explains Non-surgical Varicose Vein Treatments on San Diego News2015-02-11T20:06:34+00:00

January 2015

Recognize Signs of Venous Disease

2015-01-08T23:44:44+00:00

Recognize the signs and symptoms of venous disease:

heavy, tired and aching legs

swollen legs and or ankles

cramping in the legs

dull or sharp pain in the calf

varicose veins and spider veins

red or warm veins

itching around the veins

skin changes around the ankles such as pigmentation, brownish discoloration, eczema, new red and blue veins, breakdown of the skin

 

Recognize Signs of Venous Disease2015-01-08T23:44:44+00:00
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