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 […]
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Vein Treatments, what are my options?
In recent years, the expansion of different vein treatments has been readily available for patients. Depending on each patient’s vein condition, different treatment options may be recommended. Unlike in the past where vein stripping surgery was the only option, there are now multiple minimally invasive vein procedures that are not […]
Does Insurance Pay for Varicose Vein Treatment? Here’s the criteria that determine if insurance pays for varicose vein treatment
Most insurance types (including Medicare and Molina) will cover varicose vein treatments that are considered “medically necessary care” but not for “cosmetic care”. Varicose veins (bulging leg veins) have to cause symptoms such as leg pain to […]
While the veins are shut down immediately, it can take several weeks (sometimes months for more severe cases) for the veins to completely break down within the body. Some patients will require multiple visits, depending on the severity of the condition. The body’s healing process will vary from person to person. No two people’s vein […]
Who gets varicose veins and why.
Both women and men can develop vein disorders at any age. It can affect the healthiest of individuals, but there are some conditions that increase your risk of developing varicose veins. They are mostly inherited; if both of your parents had varicose veins, you have a 90% chance of […]
Escleroterapia con Espuma Guiada por Ecografía
La escleroterapia con espuma guiada por ecografía funciona bien para tratar las venas varicosas superficiales y las venas que no son visibles a simple vista. La espuma medicada puede observarse en la ecografía, lo que nos permite administrarlo con precisión y dirigirlo hacia las venas […]
As part of our Vein Care Reimagined initiative, we offer Park and Wait Check In or Curbside arrival for your next appointment. This allows you to remain in your vehicle while you wait for a scheduled appointment while the staff prepares an exam room for your visit. Between each visit, exam rooms are cleaned thoroughly […]
Spider veins refer to the abnormally enlarged, bluish or red-colored small blood vessels at the surface of the skin. They often appear in clusters, where they get the name ‘spider veins’ because of their spider like appearance. They also may appear in a starbust pattern. Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, occur when blood pools in […]
El primer paso es tratar el problema subyacente, el reflujo venoso.
Paso 1: El Problema Subyacente
El primer paso es tratar el problema subyacente, el reflujo venoso. El
patrón específico de reflujo venoso es detectado por ecografía. El reflujo venoso por lo general empieza en las venas […]
¿Qué Es La Enfermedad Por Reflujo Venoso?
La enfermedad por reflujo venoso también es conocida como estasis venosa o insuficiencia venosa. La enfermedad por reflujo venoso se refiere a las “válvulas dañadas” en las venas de las piernas. El reflujo puede ocurrir en las venas profundas y/o superficiales de las piernas. […]