The Great Saphenous Vein (GSV) is the most commonly affected superficial vein to become diseased (valves no longer function and become leaky). While venous reflux can involve the deep system and perforators, the superficial venous system is most commonly involved. The superficial venous system consists of the great saphenous vein (GSV), accessory saphenous veins (AASV), […]
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See our vein treatment center San Diego. La Jolla Vein Care is located in the Scripps Ximed Building on the Scripps Memorial Campus. Established in 2010, we have helped thousands […]
Adverse effects of vein treatment are uncommon.
Patients generally do very well with vein treatments, all of which have a low risk of complications. Most patients feel the benefits within a couple of weeks of treatment, for others it may take longer. With all treatments, the benefits need to be discussed along with the potential side […]
La Jolla Vein Care has joined Health Excel IPA and will be contracted with some new insurances beginning today, July 1st. This is exciting news and means that more people will have access to our vein care services including ultrasound diagnostics, leading edge vein treatments,expert physicians, and concierge-style practice, and customer service. The contracted plans […]
Spontaneous bleeding or Hemorrhage caused by rupture of a varicose vein is a hidden danger of varicose veins. It usually occurs in the small blue veins around the ankle and shin (blue blebs), and the amount of bleeding and blood loss can be significant.
Untreated varicose veins are at a higher than usual risk of bleeding […]
When visible signs of venous disease such as spider veins, varicose veins, or skin changes are present, this is usually the tip of the iceberg, and an underlying vein problem is present. An underlying vein condition (venous reflux disease) can be detected with ultrasound. A treatment plan is focused on treating the underlying vein problems […]
If you’re not a vascular specialist, it may be difficult to understand the words used to describe your vein condition. Vein terms are not used in everyday life. Especially, when it comes to the anatomy of the veins. Below is a glossary of the terms, we as vein specialists, use on […]
Non-surgical treatment alternatives for eliminating varicose veins
No! We’ve performed thousands of surgery-free treatments.
Surgery is rarely performed these days to eliminate varicose veins. Modern endovenous procedures, which were first introduced around the year 2000, have replaced surgery for most patients. Endovenous became the standard of care over vein stripping surgery in 2007. Treatment can be done […]
How to put them on, tips and troubleshooting common issues with compression stockings
Compression stockings are an important part of conservative management and after treatment care of venous reflux disease. It is important to wear compression stockings correctly, and obtain a proper fit to make sure they are as comfortable as possible.
Applying stockings with ease:
- Turn […]
Dr. Nisha Bunke, M.D., of La Jolla Vein Care discusses safety precautions the vein clinic has taken to ensure safety during COVID-19. At La Jolla Vein Care, our number one priority is the safety of our patients and staff. We have implemented new ways of doing things and utilization of new technology from telemedicine, in-home […]