Does Insurance Cover Vein Care? - Orange County

Does Insurance Cover Vein Care?

Approximately 60% of Americans will develop venous disease in their lifetime. When symptoms are present this becomes a medical issue. A variety of treatments are available to help those with symptoms and venous disease. We are experts in working with you and your insurance plan to help treat your venous disease. 

Call us today at Golden Coast Dermatology, Skin Cancer, and Vein Center to find out which treatments are available for you.

What types of vein conditions are covered by insurance?

No one’s legs or vein should be in pain. As we age, the valves in our veins become damaged. This results in poor circulation. Blood is not able to be appropriately returned to the heart and begins to pool in the legs. This results in swelling and a variety of other symptoms.

Symptoms that indicate you may have a medical condition known as chronic insufficiency include:

When venous disease remains untreated, serious circulation problems can develop such as non-healing ulcers on the legs.

What treatments are available for veins and chronic venous insufficiency?

There are a variety of treatments to cure this disease. While older treatments involved large scars, pain, and hospital admissions such as vein stripping, modern techniques are all minimally invasive. These methods allow one to immediately resume and often don’t even require a single stitch.

These treatments include:

How will I know if my insurance covers these procedures?

We are experts at accurately diagnosing venous disease and working with Insurance plans. For those who have symptoms of venous disease, the first step to recovery is making an appointment. During your visit, we will perform a complete physical exam in study your veins with a painless ultrasound. The ultrasound will allow us to identify which veins are diseased and the extent of damage present. We will then discuss appropriate treatment options and decide which therapies are best for you.

We have a variety of medical procedures as well as cosmetic procedures to help restore your legs’ circulation and appearance.

Why should I have my veins treated at Golden Coast Dermatology, Skin Cancer, and Vein Center?

We firmly believe that no one should live in pain. If you have painful, swollen, achy, cramping legs and varicose veins you don’t half to live with them any longer. We are experts at diagnosing, treating, and restoring legs and venous conditions. We also work with insurance plans to determine which treatments are appropriate for you. Our patients are able to see results within a matter of weeks after starting care. They are again able to resume the activities they enjoy such as tennis and golf and wear shorts without worrying about the appearance of their legs.

Our vein expert, Dr. James Tidwell, is board certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. He also was trained by known vein surgeon Dr. Leland Housman in an intensive fellowship at the Scripps clinic in La Jolla, California. Dr. Housman pioneered many of the minimally invasive venous techniques that eliminated vein stripping and other painful scarring procedures of the past that Dr. Tidwell and many other physicians use today.

Call us now or make an appointment online to begin treatment.

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