World-class vein care is now available in your own backyard if you live in or near Chula Vista. La Jolla Vein Care has opened a convenient location to serve our San Diego patients who live near Chula Vista, National City, and other cities in the South bay. Our same team, including Dr. Lucas and vascular […]
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Varicose veins and their underlying cause, venous reflux disease can cause a wide array of symptoms, including leg pain, swelling, aching, heaviness, restless legs, and nocturnal leg cramps.
If left untreated, superficial venous reflux disease can progress to cause skin changes and other complications.
Complications of untreated venous disease include:
1. Superficial Thrombophlebitis (STP)
The VenaCure EVLT procedure is minimally-invasive and can be performed in a doctor’s office. It addresses both the cosmetic and medical issues associated with varicose veins.
A laser light emitted through a thin fiber inserted into the damaged vein delivers just a small amount of energy, causing the malfunctioning vein to close and seal shut.
The Duplex Ultrasound examination allows us to visualize the blood vessels that are not visible to the naked eye, even blood vessels that are deep within the muscles. Ultrasound looks at deep and superficial veins in the legs to check for venous-valvular incompetence (the underlying condition that causes varicose veins). The ultrasound examination is […]
We would like to share with you our very own Dr. Armin Foghi’s interview in San Diego Voyager Magazine. Dr. Foghi discusses his career path, obstacles and what makes him happy. This read gives you a personal take on one of San Diego’s best vein specialists- dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disorders. […]
Medi-Cal Coverage for Varicose Veins and Leg Ulcers in San Diego
La Jolla Vein Care is pleased to announce that we’ve recently enrolled with Medi-Cal. This means that more people in San Diego and Southern California have access to world-class vein treatments. Most patients with Medi-Cal can now be seen by our award-winning vein experts, have […]
Many veterans experience some form of venous disease in their live including leg pain, night cramps, Leg fatigue, Leg swelling, Skin discoloration, leg ulcers, and varicose veins. La Jolla Vein Care is proud to be partnered with Veterans Affairs to offer its vein treatment services to current and past members of the military and […]
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Blood Clot Concerns: What is a DVT?
Blood clots associated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have caused pause and concern. As a result, the United States is recommending a pause on administering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine after reports of six women experiencing blood clots within three weeks after […]