Vein Health Solutions

Our expert specialists employ advanced radiofrequency and laser technologies to perform vein ablation in NYC, NY, leading to groundbreaking advancements in treating venous insufficiency and providing patients with safe and effective solutions.

What Is Vein Ablation? 

Vein ablation is highly effective at treating varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency. This innovative technique involves using either heat energy or laser energy to close and seal abnormal veins, redirecting blood flow to healthier vessels. By improving overall vein health, vein ablation offers significant relief from pain, swelling, and discomfort. At Vein Specialist Centers, our dedicated specialists are skilled in performing minimally invasive vein ablation procedures, ensuring safe and efficient solutions for our patients' specific vein concerns. Trust in our expertise to achieve optimal results and enhance your vein health.

Treatment Options

Radiofrequency Ablation

Vein treatment through radiofrequency ablation (RFA) utilizes the power of thermal energy generated by radiofrequency waves. By delivering this energy through a catheter, the procedure effectively closes targeted veins, redirecting blood flow to healthier veins and providing a quicker recovery time with minimal scarring.

Laser Vein Ablation

Utilizing the power of laser energy, endovenous laser vein ablation (EVLA) is a highly advanced technique for managing varicose veins and venous insufficiency. This minimally invasive procedure precisely heats the affected vein, resulting in its collapse and ensuring minimal discomfort and rapid return to regular activities.

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RFA vs. EVLA: Choosing Your Treatment

When considering treatment options for venous insufficiency, the choice between radiofrequency and laser vein ablation is influenced by factors such as the size and location of the affected veins, patient preferences, and the expertise of the vein specialist. Both procedures have a proven track record of being highly effective and safe, providing long-lasting results with minimal discomfort and downtime. Our experienced vein specialist will carefully evaluate your unique condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment, considering vein size, location, and severity.

Vein Ablation: Is It Painful?

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) are minimally invasive procedures that are generally well-tolerated and cause minimal discomfort. Local anesthesia is administered to numb the treatment area, ensuring a comfortable patient experience.

During RFA, patients may experience a mild warming sensation or slight discomfort as thermal energy is delivered to the targeted vein. Some individuals may also feel a gentle pulling or tugging sensation during catheter manipulation. However, any discomfort is typically short-lived and easily manageable.

Similarly, during EVLA, patients may feel a warm or tingling sensation as laser energy is applied to the vein. Some individuals may experience mild discomfort or pressure during the procedure. However, like RFA, any discomfort experienced is usually well-tolerated and transient.

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Plan Your Visit

Vein Clinic in NYC
635 Madison Avenue, Suite 1400
New York, NY 10022

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 NYC?

Our NYC vein specialist, Dr. Claudia Rios, is a distinguished vein doctor in the heart of Manhattan's Upper East Side. As an internationally renowned surgeon, she holds board certification as a Vein Specialist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Vascular and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). Leading the Vein Specialist Centers of NYC, Dr. Rios utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide advanced treatments, including cryo-sclerotherapy, light enhancement, RF vein ablation, microphlebectomy, and ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy. Her expertise and commitment to excellence make her a trusted leader in vein care.

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