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Veins – FAQ

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Veins – FAQ

[/st_text][/st_column][/st_row][st_row id_wrapper=”elm_6137434466cc7″ ][st_column span=”span12″][st_spacer responsive_hide=”yes” id_wrapper=”” ][/st_spacer][st_accordion id_wrapper=”accordion_bc4ce706afea37934ab9da265372137e” ][st_item_accordion heading=”Is the procedure covered by insurance?” ]Most of the vein treatments are covered by insurance, including Medicare. After you initial consultation, the staff at Advanced Surgical Arts will help you to determine if your insurance will cover the procedures.[/st_item_accordion][st_item_accordion heading=”When should I be worried about my varicose or spider veins?” ]If you begin to feel moderate pain along with other symptoms such as skin irritation, swelling, bulging veins and/or increase in size, you should be talking with your doctor. When malfunctioning veins are left untreated, they can lead to more serious conditions such as blood clots and venous ulcers. [/st_item_accordion][st_item_accordion heading=”Will varicose or spider veins go away without treatment?” ]Since vein disease is progressive, it will not go away on its on and typically get worse without treatment. You could eventually experience uncomfortable swelling, darkening of the skin (hyperpigmentation) and even a venous ulcer which is a break in the skin. Venous ulcer is a serious medical condition that can lead to infections and disfigurement.[/st_item_accordion][st_item_accordion heading=”How do you diagnose Vein Disease?” ]During the initial consultation, the doctor will listen to your symptoms, take a complete health history and use an ultrasound to diagnose and identify the exact cause of your malfunctioning veins. The ultrasound enables the doctor to see your veins and pinpoint the exact location of each malfunctioning valve and discover the root cause of your vein issue.[/st_item_accordion][st_item_accordion heading=”How will I know which treatment is best for me?” ]After a thorough examination, the doctor will explain your vein disease condition and layout the treatment options available for your situation. Depending your level of vein disease, the treatment may include more than one type of procedure. A customized plan will be developed taking into consideration your individual needs and what can best help you achieve optimal results. [/st_item_accordion][st_item_accordion heading=”Will the procedure leave scars?” ]Dr. Doohi Lee at Advanced Surgical Arts has refined the technique for all the procedures to insure minimal to no scaring. [/st_item_accordion][st_item_accordion heading=”Are there side effects associated with vein treatment?” id_wrapper=”accordion_bc4ce706afea37934ab9da265372137e” ]Although rare or mild, some side effects to vein treatment include swelling, pain, skin irritation, bruising and bleeding.[/st_item_accordion][/st_accordion][st_spacer responsive_hide=”yes” id_wrapper=”” ][/st_spacer][/st_column][/st_row][st_row width=”wide” background=”solid” solid_color_value=”#b2b2b2″ id_wrapper=”row_a36b34491765df93f973ffac69d30c00″ ][st_column span=”span8″ div_padding_left=”50″ id_wrapper=”column_17875645e0c718b6597c837614fd1409″ ][st_spacer id_wrapper=”” ][/st_spacer][st_text el_title=”Vein Experience” id_wrapper=”text_9217ace1cb37bd4b4d54d29b4c0b01e6″ ]

Doohi Lee, MD – Vein Experience

Starting in 2005, Dr. Doohi Lee become one of the first vein doctors in the DFW area to be board certified to treat Vein Disease. He has the following American Board Certifications that make him an expert at diagnosing and treating all types of vein conditions;

  • Radiology – Interventional Radiologist
  • Vein and Lymphatic Disease – Vein Surgeon
  • Laser Medicine and Surgery – Laser Surgeon
  • Regenerative Medicine – Surgeon

Dr. Lee’s skills are internationally recognized and he spends considerable time educating and training other medical professionals on advanced vein surgery procedures. He practices and teaches minimally invasive, no-scar techniques for vein ablation, along with sclerotherapy and external laser procedures that result in healthy and beautiful legs.[/st_text][st_spacer id_wrapper=”spacer_d5d67b5ab5e1374d582550709bbfcaa1″ ][/st_spacer][/st_column][st_column span=”span4″][st_spacer id_wrapper=”” ][/st_spacer][st_image image_file=”https://advsurgicalarts.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/DHLEE_2010-19_Headshot-1-1-e1633317140832.jpeg” image_size_wrapper=”” image_size=”medium” image_alignment=”center” id_wrapper=”image_6c65e690b932ab249d61a50f4189e5c7″ ][/st_image][st_spacer id_wrapper=”” ][/st_spacer][/st_column][/st_row][st_row id_wrapper=”elm_5d38bcf777869″ ][st_column span=”span12″][st_page_embed page=”footer” id_wrapper=”page_embed_179308df3266ebc2bf9bd7142f41cd95″ ][/st_page_embed][/st_column][/st_row]