Entries by Androniki Bossonis

Are You Familiar with the Different Types of Peripheral Vascular Disease?

  Doctors refer to peripheral vascular disease, however, the term includes several different conditions. Under the classification of peripheral vascular disease, one might be referring to Deep Vein Thrombosis (a.k.a. DVT), Varicose Veins, Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Thrombophlebitis, Atherosclerosis, Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger’s Disease), or Raynaud’s Phenomenon. Let’s take this opportunity to provide a brief overview of […]

Facial Spider Vein Treatment

SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT OF THE FACE AND CHEST AREA Spider vein removal is one of the most popular vein treatments, because spider veins on the face, legs, feet, chest and arms are even more common than the more prominent varicose veins. Spider veins and reticular (blue) veins are smaller than varicose veins, and are not serious in […]

Dr. Bulkin’s Varicose Vein Removal Live On Fox News

Fox News spent some time interviewing Dr. Anatoly Bulkin from the San Diego Vascular Center. The main focus of the interview was varicose vein removal. While varicose veins are a common problem in general, an estimated 40% of pregnant women develop varicose veins. Hormonal factors and the pressure from the baby increase the likelihood of a […]

Spider Vein Removal: What Can You Expect?

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Many patients seeking spider vein removal in San Diego have questions regarding what are their options, and what to expect during and after treatment. First of all, if you are seeking spider vein treatment in San Diego County or nearby Orange and Riverside counties, you should know that the San Diego Vascular […]

Endovenous Laser Therapy for Varicose Vein Treatment

Endovenous Laser Therapy, also known as Endovenous Laser Ablation, is a procedure for varicose vein treatment whereby the vascular surgeon places a fiber or catheter inside the vein. The fiber transmits a laser into the vein, which is used to treat vein reflux and varicose veins. How does this method work to treat varicose veins? […]

Sara’s Testimonial: Varicose Vein Removal

Sara’s Testimonial: Varicose Vein Removal Varicose Veins and phlebitis (inflammation of a vein) run in Sarah’s family. Sarah began showing signs of varicose veins as a teenager. The condition worsened in her adult years, so she and her family researched the best vascular center for varicose vein treatment in San Diego and surrounding Orange County […]

What To Expect After Varicose Vein Treatment

Congratulations! You’ve decided to join the millions of people who free themselves from painful and unsightly varicose veins. What should you expect after your procedure? The procedure is safe and effective, and by removing the ineffective veins, blood will now flow more effectively to the heart. Regardless of which method your doctor uses to treat […]