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    Why choose Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan?

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Choosing a vein specialist is an important step in obtaining the highest quality of vein care possible today. Before making an appointment, it is important to research the physician and the clinic to ensure the best care and treatment options available. There are a number of reasons why New Yorkers seeking vein treatment should consider Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan for all their vascular needs. Certification Dr. Ronald Lev is certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. This certification indicates a physician has met rigorous education and experience standards. Certification, demonstrates a professional commitment to the field of phlebology, ensuring patients receiving the highest level of knowledge, training and care from their professional team. He is also Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Lev obtaines his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School in 1996. Dr. Lev was an intern and held his residency at the University of Washington Hospital from 1996 to 2002. Dr. Ronald Lev is the founder of Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan. Specialization A venous ulcer is an open sore that often forms on the lower leg around the ankle due to poor circulation. Venous ulcers can be very challenging to treat, and the recurrence rate is extremely high. At Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan, we offer the most innovative treatment for venous ulcers available today, Apligraf, which uses live skin cells to close the wound and promote healing. This low-risk procedure offers excellent outcomes in just weeks, with a lower recurrence rate than other treatments. Comfort Many patients shy away from treatment for vein conditions, because they are concerned about the discomfort associated with some procedures. At Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan, we understand the anxiety associated with vein treatment. We offer anesthesia for our procedures, to ensure patient comfort throughout. Insurance Options Although vein treatment is often pursued for cosmetic reasons, patients who experience uncomfortable symptoms or additional risk factors may also qualify for insurance coverage for their procedures. At Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan, we accept most health insurances, to make it easy for our patients to get the vein treatments they need. Diversity When patients seek vein treatment, information and communication are key components to high quality patient care and a successful outcome. To provide the highest quality service to our diverse patient base, Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan provides services in a variety of languages, including Spanish, Russian, Armenian and Hebrew. Vein disorders can produce uncomfortable symptoms, as well as cosmetic concerns. To learn more about your treatment options for a variety of vein problems, contact the staff at Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan today at 212-204-6501 or visit our website at www.treatmentsofmanhattan.com.

    Our Secondary Phone Number Due to Hurricane Sandy

    Last updated 3 years ago

    Due to Hurricane Sandy, we've been experiencing some issues with our main phone number. During this time, please call us at 718.753.6169 for any questions or concerns. Thank you and be safe!

    Your Venous Anatomy, Vein Treatments, and More

    Last updated 3 years ago

    Don’t let varicose veins increase your risk for leg ulcers. Check out these links from around the web for more information about your venous anatomy and an overview of the VNUS Closure® Procedure.

    • Explore this article from WomensHealth.gov to learn how many individuals suffer from varicose veins and spider veins.
    • Check out this publication from Phlebology.org to learn more about your venous anatomy.
    • This article from eMedicine.Medscape.com discusses radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins.
    • Review this article from the National Institutes of Health for an overview of treatment options for varicose veins.
    • What are the causes of varicose veins and spider veins? Find out with this article from MedicineNet.com.

    Give Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan a call at (212) 204-6501 for more information about our New York City services.

    VNUS Closure Procedure: What it is and How it Works

    Last updated 3 years ago

    In previous years, individuals suffering from varicose veins and severe spider veins were forced to undergo an invasive vein stripping procedure in which the diseased veins were removed from the body. Fortunately, new advances in medical technology have led to the development of the VNUS Closure® procedure. Continue reading to learn more about VNUS Closure® for varicose vein treatment.

    • What VNUS Closure® Is

    The VNUS Closure® procedure is a revolutionary treatment option designed to close diseased veins without open surgery. This procedure is performed using radiofrequency energy to treat affected veins.

    • What to Expect Prior to the Procedure

    Before you can undergo any type of vein treatment procedure, your physician will perform a physical examination of your legs. Your physician may also recommend an ultrasound to assess the severity of your abnormal leg veins before determining if VNUS Closure® is right for you.

    • What Occurs During VNUS Closure®

    The VNUS Closure® procedure is done on an outpatient basis with local anesthesia. Using ultrasound guidance, your surgeon will insert the Closure® catheter into the affected vein through a miniscule opening in your skin. This catheter then delivers radiofrequency energy into the vein wall, heating the vein from the inside and causing it to shrink and seal shut. Once the vein has been closed, blood flow is naturally re-routed to healthy veins.

    • The Benefits of VNUS Closure®

    The VNUS Closure® procedure provides a number of benefits over traditional vein stripping procedures. This outpatient procedure not only results in minimal to no scaring, bruising, or swelling, but also eliminates many of the risks associated with traditional surgery. Additionally, individuals who undergo the VNUS Closure® procedure are usually able to resume their normal activities the very next day.

    The best way to determine if the VNUS Closure® procedure is the best treatment option for your needs is to consult your New York vein specialist. Get the information you need regarding your vein treatment options by contacting Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan at (212) 204-6501.

    Spider Veins 101

    Last updated 4 years ago

    Spider veins and varicose veins are not only unsightly, but can also increase your risk for leg ulcers. This video takes a closer look at the causes and treatment options for spider veins.

    Spider veins develop when the valves within your veins become damaged or weakened, allowing blood to pool within the vein and ultimately causing the vein to swell. Spider veins usually develop on the legs and backs of the knees—however, some individuals may also develop spider veins around their nose and along their cheeks. Watch this video to learn more about radio frequency treatments for spider veins.

    Get on the road to healthier leg veins by contacting Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan at (212) 204-6501 today! We offer a number of vein treatment options for both varicose veins and spider veins.

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