Welcome to The Vein Treatment Center

Established in 1982, The Vein Treatment Center © is the leading New York City medical facility specializing exclusively in the treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, and related venous disorders.

The methods developed at the facility, including Endonvenous Laser Ablation (EVLT) and now Painless Sclerotherapy, have revolutionized the specialty and are used by physicians worldwide.



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Meet Dr. Navarro

Dr. Luis Navarro, a Board Certified Phlebologist and vascular specialist, has devoted his professional life to the development of treatments for venous disorders. He has pioneered numerous non-invasive procedures, including EVLT, Combined Therapies, and now PAINLESS SCLEROTHERAPY.

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Painless Sclerotherapy

Advancements in technology have revolutionized Sclerotherapy and the treatment of veins on legs, hands and other areas of the body. The Vein Treatment Center has been treating veins for over 30 years with safe, fast, and long lasting cosmetic results.

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Before & After Photos

View our before and after photo galleries that show the results of vein treatments on the legs, hands, face & more.

See for yourself why The Vein Treatment Center is the NYC leader in treating and removing unwanted varicose veins, spider veins, and all venous conditions.

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Do You Have Leg, Hand Or Facial Veins You Want To Remove?

It is hard to keep your attention diverted when facing vein issues that aren’t out of sight. Although veins on your face or hands are not unhealthy, inflamed veins on hands and face are sometimes just absolutely annoying. Additionally, you might have varicose or spider veins, and they both are treatable. Due to advanced laser treatment, it is easy to restore the blood flow or reduce varicose and spider veins.

Your heart pumps blood full of oxygen and nutrients and pass it through your arteries. After that, your veins take the blood back to your heart from different parts of your body. The valves in your veins ensure a one-way path flowing blood back to your heart. However, during this process, there is a possibility of blood leakage into the lower part of your body if your vein valves don’t work properly. As time passes, the amount of blood stuck increases in the vein, and it builds pressure that damages the walls of the veins. As a result, your veins will grow larger than normal.

Hand Veins

We always wish to have a youthful and flawless appearance, and some people want to improve the look of their hands. People look for perfect and safer ideas to ensure their sophistication. Our age tends to show up faster on our hands more than any other part of our body. Some veins become bulgy due to loss of vein elasticity, the water content of tissues, collagen, and fat.

As the years pass, fatty tissues in your hands diminish, and the elasticity of your skin increasedue to which your hand veins look swollen and ropy.

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Procedure To Remove Hand Veins

A very simple laser treatment option is sclerotherapy. Using a unique device known as a catheter, doctors visualize the damaged veins. After that, they use a tiny needle and direct it gently, with extremely effective medicine into the affected veins.

The sclerosing treatment causes the walls of the veins to fall and heal through the natural process. The best part about sclerosing is you can continue with your regular routine immediately.

Painless sclerotherapy is most preferred for hand veins, and the whole procedure takes almost 15-20 minutes to complete. After returning to your regular activities, it would be better to wear compression gloves for around 12 hours of your day.

Resuming your daily routine doesn’t mean you should start exercising; you can visit your gym after one or two days of treatment. There is a high possibility that the veins will not vanish entirely after the first treatment. For best results, you might require 1-3 treatments.

Sclerotherapy of hand veins is a safe procedure. There have been no difficulties regarding hand injections for more than 30 years. After the treatment, there will be a little black and blue mild swelling for almost 24 hours. Sclerotherapy treatment is the best type of hand veins therapy. Also, some doctors rarely use mini-phlebectomy too.

Facial Veins

Veins on the face appear in all sizes and shapes. There are tiny, red spiders veins on the nose and cheeks. However, there are a massive amount of facial veins. Due to advanced technology, you can quickly get rid of these facial blemishes. These advanced treatments follow effective and safe procedures.

People often refer to facial veins as small broken blood vessels, spider veins, broken capillaries, facial telangiectasia, or rosacea veins. They can appear as a tiny red or blue thread on cheeks or nose areas and large blue veins around your eye or smile lines.

Procedure To Remove Facial Veins

The treatment of facial veins will depend on the location and diameter of the veins. Doctors and cosmetologists evaluate each case individually. After evaluation, they recommend performing either sclerotherapy or laser facial therapy. However, the large bluish veins respond quite well to sclerotherapy. So, it would be better to consider sclerotherapy in this scenario.

Sclerotherapy has few advantages, like polarizing lenses, better magnification, and tinier needles. Tiny needles will allow you to inject the medicine in smaller facial veins as well. However, laser therapy treats all the leftover small red veins. It is easy to treat facial veins with sclerotherapy.   You may treat tiny red lines or matted telangiectasia.

Leg Veins

Spider veins and varicose veins are twisted and swollen veins. They usually appear on your legs due to poor blood circulation. However, you will witness that majority of women have varicose veins and spider veins. Because of pregnancy, obesity, and older age, the risk of varicose veins will increase more than usual.

Varicose veins of your legs are often painless, and usually, they do not cause any health issues. But you can remove them with different methods of treatment. The treatments for varicose veins include sclerotherapy and foam sclerotherapy. You can also use cyro sclerotherapy, duplex-guided sclerotherapy, and endovenous laser therapy.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call today for a free consultation:

The Vein Treatment Center ©
Luis Navarro MD FACS

327 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065