Innovative Approach to Vein Health

By harnessing the power of innovative radiofrequency and laser technologies, our skilled specialists perform vein ablation in Long Island, NY, which has completely transformed the approach to treating venous insufficiency.

What Is Vein Ablation? 

Vein ablation is a cutting-edge medical procedure designed to treat varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency. By utilizing heat or laser energy, abnormal veins are sealed or closed off, redirecting blood flow to healthier vessels. This innovative approach aims to improve overall vein health and alleviate symptoms such as pain, swelling, and discomfort. At Vein Specialist Centers, our skilled specialists are dedicated to providing safe and effective vein ablation solutions, ensuring optimal results and enhanced well-being for our patients. Trust our expertise and experience to deliver personalized care and transformative outcomes for your vein-related concerns.

Treatment Options

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) employs thermal energy from radiofrequency waves to treat veins. This minimally invasive procedure redirects blood flow by heating and closing the targeted vein, offering a faster recovery time and leaving minimal scarring.

Laser Vein Ablation

Endovenous laser vein ablation (EVLA) is an advanced treatment modality for varicose veins and venous insufficiency. This technique involves the application of laser energy to heat and collapse the affected vein, ensuring accurate treatment, minimal discomfort, and a quick return to normal daily activities.

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RFA or EVLA: Selecting the Best Approach

Determining whether to undergo radiofrequency or laser vein ablation involves considering multiple variables, including the size and location of the affected veins, patient preferences, and the expertise of the vein specialist. Both treatment options have been extensively validated as highly effective and safe in managing venous insufficiency, resulting in long-lasting improvements with minimal discomfort and downtime. Our experienced vein specialist will thoroughly evaluate your condition, considering factors such as vein size, location, and severity, to guide you toward the optimal treatment choice for your unique needs.

Vein Ablation: Is It Painful?

Both radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) are minimally invasive procedures known for their high tolerance among patients, causing minimal discomfort. Local anesthesia is administered to numb the treatment area, ensuring patient comfort throughout the procedure.

During RFA, patients may experience a warming sensation or mild discomfort as thermal energy is delivered to the vein. Some individuals may feel a slight pulling or tugging sensation as the catheter is guided through the vein. However, any discomfort is typically transient and well-managed.

Similarly, during EVLA, patients may feel a warm, tingling sensation as laser energy is applied to the vein. Some patients may also experience mild discomfort or pressure during the procedure. Nonetheless, any discomfort is generally well-tolerated and short-lived.

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Plan Your Visit

Vein Clinic in Great Neck
560 Northern Boulevard, Suite 204A
Great Neck, NY 11021

Vein Clinic in Syosset
115 Eileen Way
Syosset, NY 11791

Call us: (516) 464-1699

Mon: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri:    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat:  Closed
Sun: Closed

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Why Choose Vein Specialist Centers in Long Island?

Conveniently located near Interstate 495, our Long Island clinics offer easy access to Nassau and Suffolk County patients. Step into our inviting and friendly environment at the Long Island Vein Centers, where exceptional patient-centered care is our priority. Leading our team is Dr. Simon Smith, a board-certified vein specialist renowned for his extensive expertise in spider and varicose vein treatments. Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR), our vein imaging center ensures the highest quality diagnostic services.

We value transparency, providing upfront information, and eliminating hidden costs or surprise bills. Dr. Smith, an expert in catheter-based treatments, employs ultrasound-guided techniques for minimally invasive solutions. With cardiovascular medicine and vascular imaging certifications, Dr. Smith's RPVI certification attests to his accurate diagnoses and effective treatments. As the director of imaging across our New York and New Jersey centers, he has played a pivotal role in our recognition as a center of excellence in venous imaging.

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