June 2020

3-Stage Approach to Vein Treatment

2020-09-17T17:58:02+00:00

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 […]

3-Stage Approach to Vein Treatment2020-09-17T17:58:02+00:00

Varicose Vein Sclerotherapy Treatment: What to Expect

2020-09-18T01:24:32+00:00

Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy

Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy allows your doctor to treat backwards flow (or “reflux”) in superficial veins that are not visible to the naked eye but are causing symptoms including pain, swelling, and varicose veins.  Ultrasound allows us to localize the unhealthy veins, inject the medication precisely, and guide the medication towards areas of varicose veins. This minimally […]

Varicose Vein Sclerotherapy Treatment: What to Expect2020-09-18T01:24:32+00:00

September 2015

February 2015

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 Bunke on San Diego Living explain alternative non-surgical vein treatments to the outdated vein stripping surgery!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

June 2014

March 2014

Am I Too Old? Varicose Vein Treatment at Any Age

2014-03-26T16:42:13+00:00

We’re often asked, ‘Am I too old to treat my varicose veins?’  The answer is no. Since modern varicose vein treatments are largely non-surgical, there are appropriate treatment options for those of any age. While varicose veins are more common with each decade of life, they can appear on young teenagers or at any time […]

Am I Too Old? Varicose Vein Treatment at Any Age2014-03-26T16:42:13+00:00

February 2014

New Foam Treatment of Varicose Veins

2014-02-04T21:07:04+00:00

In November of 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  approved Varithena,™   a new type of foam treatment for the treatment of patients with incompetent veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system. Varithena is a pharmaceutical-grade, low-nitrogen, polidocanol foam dispensed from a canister device. In two pivotal, placebo-controlled Phase […]

New Foam Treatment of Varicose Veins2014-02-04T21:07:04+00:00

June 2011

Dr. Oz Show Highlights Foam Sclerotherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins

2011-06-02T12:38:05+00:00

The June 1st episode of The Dr. Oz Show brought attention to foam sclerotherapy. He describes it as latest, most advanced technique to eradicate painful, varicose veins. Dr. Oz’s guest demonstrated how the procedure is performed: He used a vein light to visualize the veins, followed by a painless injection of a foamed solution. He […]

Dr. Oz Show Highlights Foam Sclerotherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins2011-06-02T12:38:05+00:00
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