1. In-office ultrasound. We offer this the same day as your in-office consultation for convenience. Or if you prefer, you can have an ultrasound, return home, then have a virtual consultation with the physician at another time. An ultrasound is required prior to determining a treatment plan.
An ultrasound examination is a painless study that is necessary diagnose underlying vein conditions, not visible to the naked eye. We typically perform a venous reflux and DVT study. In some cases (patients over age 65, etc.) an examination of arterial circulation may be recommended as well.
Your ultrasound results are reviewed by the physician and will be discussed during or after the consultation and correlated to your leg concerns. A treatment plan may be recommended as well as alternative and conservative management options.
For an in-office visit, we will provide you with disposable shorts or a gown to change into in order to examine your legs. Alternatively, you may bring your own loose fitting shorts.