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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]