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.… Continue Reading

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. About Dr. Navarro About the VTC Continue Reading

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. Sclerotherapy Vein Treatments Continue Reading

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. Legs Hands Face Continue Reading

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What is Foam Sclerotherapy?

When considering different vein treatments, what is foam sclerotherapy? Bluish and prominent veins appearing on your skin can be irritating. You will mostly find these veins visible on the legs, feet, hands, and breasts.  The main reason for this condition  includes damaged or weak valves in your veins. When valves cannot maintain the blood’s forward… Continue Reading

Vein Treatment FAQ ‘s

What are the most common vein treatment FAQ ‘s? You might undergo vein treatment to address varicose veins around your feet, legs, and other parts of the body. These veins are swollen and large, more visible on the outside of the skin. The most common reason for varicose veins is damaged valves. When these valves… Continue Reading

Ultrasound for Vein Removal

Do you need ultrasound for vein removal? You might experience frustration when you suffer from bulgy and visible varicose or spider veins. These venous conditions can reduce your confidence, and you will feel the need to hide your feet and hands while communicating with others. These discolored veins usually appear on your legs and are… Continue Reading

Do Men Get Spider And Varicose Veins?

Do Men get Spider and Varicose Veins? A common misconception is that spider and varicose veins occur more frequently in women than men. However, that is not true. Women usually develop these conditions in the superficial vein segments. Meanwhile, varicose veins occur in men in the deep vein segment. This makes bulging and prominent veins… Continue Reading

Can you Remove Veins on the Breast

Can you Remove Veins on the Breast? Breast veins usually appear after undergoing different breast surgeries. For instance, breast implants are the leading cause of prominent breast veins, which cause disappointment and dissatisfaction among women. When unwanted bluish veins affect your appearance despite you spending so much money and time, it can be irritating. This… Continue Reading

What are Spider Vein Symptoms?

Spider Vein Symptoms What are Spider Vein Symptoms? Spider veins are tiny and thin veins that appear on the surface of the skin. These veins are web-shaped and bluish in color. These veins can be red, blue, or purple in color, and they branch out under the skin. Most people refer to this condition as… Continue Reading

Is Laser Ablation for Vein Removal Painful?

Is Laser Ablation for Vein Removal Painful? When dealing with varicose veins, you might first try fixes like compression stockings and a change in lifestyle. These discolored veins popping out of the skin can be knotty, irritated, and huge. The condition occurs when valves inside your veins stop functioning properly. When this valve does not… Continue Reading

Can You Remove Hand Veins?

Can you remove veins on your hand? If the veins on your hands bulge out and are very prominent, it can affect your confidence and self-esteem. You may feel like hiding them in your pockets, or rather opt to wear gloves, which can affect your participation in different activities. Removing veins from the hand is… Continue Reading

Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy for Vein Removal

To treat advanced varicose veins Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy (UGS) is an extremely specialized procedure. This procedure allows the doctor to inject a sclerosant solution into the damaged vein. As a result, the walls of veins collapse and dissolve, and gradually disappear. Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy utilizes a tiny and flexible tube known as a catheter, rather… Continue Reading

What Is A Mini-Phlebectomy?

Endovenous ablation cannot treat bulging veins on the surface of the skin. To remove bulging veins, you require either a mini-phlebectomy or sclerotherapy. A mini-phlebectomy is a technique that eliminates varicose veins by using only one to two-millimeter incisions. Endovenous ablation often follows the same procedure for the saphenous vein. Doctors perform a mini-phlebectomy of… Continue Reading

Pudendal Veins: Definition, Causes, & Treatment

What are pudendal veins? If you are familiar with what varicose veins are or already have this problem, you must be aware of what it actually is and how you can find the best treatment possible. If you notice particular veins to be more visible than other veins, you need to get it checked by… Continue Reading

What is EVLT Treatment for Varicose Veins?

What is EVLT Treatment for Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are quite common among people. Females, pregnancy, people above 50 years, those with obesity, a family history of varicose veins or people who don’t have any physical activities/exercise, are more at risk. Doctors prefer physical examination to diagnose varicose veins, but sometimes you might require a… Continue Reading

The Best Treatments for Veins

What are the best treatments for varicose and other veins? Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged, and twisted veins; you can see them under the skin. Few of you might experience achiness and embarrassment. Varicose veins occur due to a weakening of vein walls and valves. People usually consider varicose veins as a cosmetic issue, but… Continue Reading

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,… Continue Reading

Foam Sclerotherapy

Foam sclerotherapy is a new technique to deliver the sclerosing agent to treat varicose veins. Earlier, large varicose veins were quite difficult to treat by using conventional sclerotherapy, and that method has a low success rate. Foam sclerotherapy has two different ways for treating varicose veins. In the first technique, you can displace the blood from… Continue Reading

Top Causes of Varicose Veins

What are varicose veins and what causes them? Varicose veins are swollen and large veins that often become visible on the feet and legs. Varicose veins occur when the valves in the veins stop working properly. Due to which, the blood does not flow efficiently. Veins rarely require treatment for health concerns, but if you… Continue Reading

Do You Have Venous Reflux?

Venous reflux or venous insufficiency is a condition in which the valves do not function normally, which leads to reverse blood flow in the valves during sitting or standing. Reflux venous usually takes place in the lower extremities of the body, especially the legs or the ankle. This leads to swelling, pain edema, and other… Continue Reading

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

What is chronic venous insufficiency? The veins in your legs play a key role in regulating blood circulation to the heart. However, when the valves in your veins don’t work efficiently, blood starts pooling in your legs, exerting pressure on the walls of your veins. If your vein valves become damaged or dysfunctional, you probably… Continue Reading

Vein Stripping

What is vein stripping? A common surgical procedure for the treatment of varicose veins is vein stripping, is known to remove veins that are causing problems. Vein stripping is not only limited to the treatment of varicose veins. It is also used to treat chronic venous disease or venous reflux. It involves removal or stripping… Continue Reading

Venous Ulcers: All You Need To Know

Skin sores can be incredibly painful. Venous ulcers are a type of skin ulcer that develops mostly on the legs. Venous ulcers develop when your leg veins don’t function adequately, i.e., pushing blood back to the heart normally. Due to weak circulation, blood begins to pool in the veins, thereby forming an open sore in… Continue Reading

Vascular Surgery

What is vascular surgery? The vascular or circulatory system is your body’s way of transporting oxygen and essential nutrients to different parts while taking away waste materials and carbon dioxide. It includes arteries carrying oxygen-rich blood from your heart and veins, bringing the deoxygenated blood back to the heart. A patient undergoes vascular surgery when… Continue Reading

Sclerotherapy For Vein Treatment

Sclerotherapy is one of the most popular treatments for varicose veins and spider veins. The doctor injects a salt solution to irritate and diminish the veins for the treatments. Let’s have a look at the conditions, procedure, recovery, and cost of sclerotherapy. When Do you Need Sclerotherapy Varicose veins are those that become enlarged and… Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: All You Need to Know

What are Varicose Veins? Have you noticed large bulging veins on your legs? If so, it’s likely that these bluish-purple bulges are varicosities or varicose veins. More than 23% of US adults suffer from varicose veins. The data translates into the fact that 1 in 4 adults have or will develop varicose veins. Varicose veins… Continue Reading

Spider Vein Treatment: What You Should Know

Do you need spider vein treatment? Perhaps you want to get rid of the spider veins that have appeared on your legs. The small bluish-purple vessels, i.e., the spider veins, on your legs not only affect your appearance but may also cause discomfort. Spider veins are faulty veins smaller in size as compared to varicose… Continue Reading

About The Vein Treatment Center (VTC)

The Vein Treatment Center © (VTC) was established in 1982 as a medical facility devoted exclusively to the treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, and related venous disorders. Through a combination of treatment methods—EVLT, painless sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, and mini-phlebectomy. The Vein Treatment Center treats venous problems and alleviates the symptoms of venous disease, with… Continue Reading