Vein Removal (26 Reviews)
National Average Cost $766

Worth It Rating: 100%

  • Loved It!: 92%
  • Liked It: 8%
  • Not Sure: 0%
  • Don't Bother: 0%

Vein Removal

An Overview

Vein removal can be accomplished through surgical or non-surgical means, and usually addresses unwanted spider veins and varicose veins. In some instances, varicose vein removal treatment is necessary for medical reasons, as severe cases can become quite painful and cause considerable daily discomfort. However, the predominant number of vein removal procedures are done for cosmetic reasons, with patients wishing to erase unsightly spider veins and varicose veins from their legs and face. Fortunately, because these veins do not serve a critical purpose to the body's circulatory functions, removing them poses little to no health risk.

Discover your Vein Removal Options

Whether you're interested in spider vein removal, varicose vein removal, or both, there are a number of available vein treatment techniques and procedures. The right choice depends on many factors, including your age, medical history, the extent of your vein condition, and, of course, personal preferences. For vein removal, do you prefer an injectable treatment or laser procedure.

Sclerotherapy & Laser Vein Removal

The most common non-surgical method of vein removal is sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy vein removal involves inserting a tiny needle directly into the vein with a solution that will break apart and collapse the vein. It’s most often used on spider veins and smaller varicose veins.

In recent years, technological advances have also made laser vein treatment and intense pulsed light therapy (IPL) increasingly popular alternatives for vein removal. There are a variety of lasers on the market that are designed for vein treatment, each utilizing a high intensity light to target pigmentation within the vein, thus collapsing it and removing it from visibility. Endovenous Laser Treatment is a different, more powerful kind of laser vein removal designed to eliminate varicose leg veins. ELT is the only light-based treatment powerful enough to handle varicose veins.

To determine which type of vein removal treatment is right for you, we can help arrange a consultation with a knowledgeable vein specialist.

Vein Removal Reviews:

Regained Full Leg Articulation

Posted by MARYANN A. on .
I was very impressed with the professionalism of the staff, as well as their kindness and courtesy. I was well taken care of at each of my treatments. I'm thrilled with the end result of the overall procedure - I have no pain in my leg. I can bend it the way I used to, and my leg looks great.

Excellent Hackensack Team

Posted by FIDENCIA C. on .
The people working in the Hackensack office were excellent.

Extremely Happy with Alexandria Office

Posted by MANSUR A. on .
Very courteous, professional, helpful, and friendly. Extremely happy.

Seamless Appointment Scheduling

Posted by DENISE W. on .
I was nervous going in because I didn't know what to expect. The doctors and staff relaxed me by telling me what they were going to do and the pain I might feel which was little to none. The doctors and staff were always nice and professional. The scheduler was great, letting me know when there were cancellations in case I wanted to change my appointments to earlier times, and financing.

Treated Well by Dr. Nichols

Posted by JOHN J. on .
From the minute I walked in, I was made welcome. Dr. Nichols and his team treated me so well.They were personable, professional & informative about the procedures, my post-op & expectations between appointments.
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Extremely Satisfied with Results

Posted by PATRICIA B. on .
I'm still healing, but extremely happy with the results.

Waldorf Team Is Very Professional

Posted by CHRISTALYN T. on .
They are very professional and knowledgeable. They are very helpful, too.

Felt Relaxed with Bristol Staff

Posted by DONALD G. on .
Entire staff is professional while keeping you relaxed at the same time.

Extremely Pleased with Removed Leg Pressure

Posted by ELLEN P. on .
I am extremely pleased that my leg pain and pressure is now gone.

Staff Instilled Confidence in Their Surgical Prowess

Posted by ELLEN P. on .
The staff conducts themselves in a very friendly, professional manner that instills confidence in their ability to perform quality surgical care.

Improvement from Leg Heaviness

Posted by DIANA M. on .
So far, I am very pleased with my procedure, leg heaviness and tiredness has definitely improved.

Appreciated the Cleanliness of the Rockville Office

Posted by KATHERYN M. on .
Staff are very friendly. Office is very clean. Staff are very knowledgeable.

Great to See Concern from Glen Burnie CVR Staff

Posted by CHERYL K. on .
Everyone was great and made me feel very comfortable during my visits. Everyone was concerned for my health and feelings during the process. Would recommend to anyone needing vein work!

Consistently Available Information from Center for Vein Restoration

Posted by PAMELA V. on .
All of the staff were very friendly & knowledgeable. I always felt comfortable & well-informed. My treatment is still in progress.

Lessened Achiness in Legs

Posted by PAMELA V. on .
The achiness in my legs has improved as well as the appearance & will continue to improve over time. I continue to have swelling which has improved & will continue to do so over the next several weeks & months.

Arlington Staff Gladly Accommodated My Lifestyle

Posted by JUDITH D. on .
All of the staff are very professional and were willing to accommodate my busy, out-of-state lifestyle. All of my questions were answered and follow up was done when needed.

Excellent Service

Posted by IVETTE A. on .
I'm feeling happy. Excellent service.

Noticeable Vein Removal Results

Posted by MICHELLE D. on .
The procedure itself was not painful, but the following days were a little tough. I am so happy with the results, thus far. I had veins in both legs cauterized and then a solution put in the branching veins. Since the procedures, I have seen noticeable results. It makes me so very happy and I am so grateful that I reached out to make the appointments. I didn't realize how the lack of good blood flow was affecting my mobility. I am back to my energized self. What a blessing!!! I would recommend Vein Clinics of America to anyone with similar symptoms as I had. I am also very impressed with the staff. They are all very personable and helpful. I was given all the information needed. Dr. Olen was very personable and the sonographer was exceptionally kind.

Couldn't Ask for Better Vein Doctor

Posted by KENNETH A. on .
The work the doctor and staff did has changed the way my legs look but, more importantly, the way they feel. I did a workout this morning like I used to do 15 yrs ago. Great work!!!! Best doctor and staff a person could want. The Doctor always explained everything he was going to do. The staff was also the best.

Trevose Vein Clinics of America Did a Really Great Job!

Posted by DARLENE E. on .
I am so happy that you sent this survey to me because everyone at this office was wonderful. They are all friendly, nice and very qualified at their jobs. Even though some of my procedures were a bit painful, them being so nice and walking me through all of the procedure steps really helped. I would recommend this office to anyone. They really do a great job!

Truly Remarkable Vein Team

Posted by SUSAN R. on .
I feel that the staff went way beyond my expectations! I had to cancel an appointment at the last minute due a family emergency and they reacted in a positive manner! Also, every procedure was explained so completely that I never had to ask any additional questions! On every visit, I experienced a truly remarkable staff that was concerned on my progress and reactions to the treatment. Very pleased! My legs haven't felt this good in a very long time! Ant look so good too!

Great Technicians, but iPad Sign-in Could Be More Efficient

Posted by WILLIAM B. on .
The doctors and technicians are great. Front office is slightly disorganized, but tries hard to help. iPad sign-in gets cumbersome.

Prefer Vein Clinics of America's Comprehensive Approach

Posted by MARYANN W. on .
I had surgery on my legs 2 years ago and had to be under anesthesia and they only did the initial laser treatment. I prefer the comprehensive approach that Vein Clinics does and love that there is no anesthesia! It is important to me that Vein clinics does it in a step by step process starting with the bigger veins down to the small surface veins. Everyone has been wonderful! Dr. Buckwalter is very knowledgable and the girl that does the sonograms is great too.

Clear Expectations for Vein Removal

Posted by LINDA F. on .
Greenwich team did a good job of explaining the vein removal procedure beforehand. I would recommend them.

Thrilled with Vein Clinics of America Results

Posted by DIANE C. on .
I had a wonderful experience Dr. Humphrey is fantastic. The staff is wonderful. My legs were in constant pain with bulging veins that itched and burned. My legs were very unattractive. Now my legs are beautiful and pain free!!! Thank you VCA. I am thrilled with the results, so glad I went to VCA

Young Legs Again!

Posted by LISA K. on .
Very happy! My legs feel young again!

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does this Procedure Take?

Depends on which type of method and which type of veins are being removed, but a vein removal session usually lasts between 30 and 60 minutes.

Vein Removal Side Effects:

Skin discoloration, pain, swelling, and anesthesia reactions can occur, depending on the vein treatment type, but are usually mild and temporary.

Length of Vein Removal Results:

Vein removal permanently eliminates the targeted vein. New veins can appear later, however, as vein removal may not treat the root cause of varicose veins.

Vein Removal Recovery Time:

Recovery times vary depending on the type of vein removal. Non-surgical treatments require no real downtime, while surgical methods may require the patient to stay home for a week or two. In any case, the patient will be advised to avoid direct sun, heat, and extreme aerobic activity for at least a week afterwards.

Average Cost of Vein Removal:

The average cost of non-surgical vein removal is $300 per session, depending on the type of treatment and size of the treated area.

Can Insurance Cover Vein Removal?

Unless you are suffering from a vein related medical condition, vein removal is a cosmetic treatment, and thus not covered by insurance.

Will I feel pain or discomfort after treatment?

Patients experience minor degrees of pain with most vein treatments, but the pain is temporary.

Vein Removal can be Combined with:

Spider vein removal or varicose vein removal treatments like Laser Vein Removal and Sclerotherapy often go well with other skin rejuvenation treatments like Microdermabrasion and IPL Photofacial. Sclerotherapy can even be combined with Endovenous Laser Treatment for increased vein removal effectiveness.

Other Names for Vein Removal:

Vein therapy, Sclerotherapy, vein treatment, spider vein removal, varicose vein removal, laser vein removal, Endovenous Vein Treatment.

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