FAQs: Answers to Your Varicose Vein and Spider Vein Treatment Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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You’ve been living with varicose veins for a while, but did you ever wonder what causes them and the variety of symptoms they present? Clic below to find valuable information that we know you will find helpful in understanding venous disease.

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Saturday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

FAQs gather all the information that addresses common questions about venous disease and varicose veins. Over the years, we have discovered that patients have a number of very common and relevant questions. You will find these questions and their related answers below.

There are many contributing factors to varicose veins. Risk factors include: age, gender, heredity, lifestyle and more ( See causes & symptoms).
Many people underestimate the seriousness of vascular issues like venous reflux. Yes, if untreated, varicose veins worsen over time and can result in painful and dangerous leg ulcers.
In most cases, health insurances will cover the procedure being that it is medically necessary. Below please find the list of insurances we accept: (If your insurance is not in this list, please call clinic at 915-201-0247 for further information).

AARP Medicare Complete by United Healthcare
Aetna Medicare
APWU Health Plan
Assured Benefits
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of TX
Blue Cross Federal
Care Improvement Plus *
Coventry Health Care
Great West Healthcare
Healthsmart Preferred
Humana **
Lovelace Health Plan
Molina Medicare
Preferred Admin. (out of network)
Railroad Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Military West (Tricare)

* Care Improvement Plus does NOT cover Sclerotherpy
** Humana and Healthspring may fall under the WELLMED network, which are not accepted
Bulging veins, visible red or blue veins, itching, burning, throbbing, bleeding, swelling, discoloration of the skin, heavy legs, numbness, overall leg pain (See causes & symptoms).
The Venefit procedure is done under local anesthetic and you will feel little to no pain. The process involves a very small incision and therefore healing is quick and scarring minimal.
You are walking immediately after your procedure. Most patients report little pain and return to normal activities within 1-2 days.
No. All of our locations have modern procedure rooms. So your procedure can be done at the same office that you have your Doctor visits.
During your Fast Track Vein Health Assessment, the Doctor may prescribe compression stockings as part of your initial, conservative treatment plan prior to any procedures. Compression stockings are usually covered by your insurance plan.
We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

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