Are you tired of leg cramps? Restless legs?
Spider and Varicose veins?
You are in the right place.
Treatment of Vein Disease used to be complicated and surgery used to be the only solution. The innovation of cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques dramatically transformed the landscape of vein treatments. It has never been more swift, safe and simple to treat Vein Disease that now. Utilizing office-based procedures with ultrasound guidance have been proven to achieve the best results for patients
What is ClariVein Treatment?
Also known as Mechanochemical Ablation. It is a relatively newer treatment technique. it works faster and more effectively than other conventional procedures. While Endovenous or Laser Ablation utilize thermal energy to destroy unhealthy veins, ClariVein works by using an injectable drug and a rotating wire to shut the vein from the inside by mechanically injuring the walls of the vein.
How is ClariVein performed?
After numbing the skin with Lidocaine, the ClariVein Cather will be inserted through a tiny skin incision and will be advanced through the unhealthy vein. When the device is activated, the rotating tip will injure the vein walls while injecting a sclerosant agent at the same time. This rotation induces injury the wall of the vein, prompting the unhealthy vein to fuse and close. Therefore, Blood will be diverted to healthy veins with competent valves.
What are the advantages of ClariVein over Laser or Radiofrequency ablation?
ClariVein is performed using one single injection. It doesn’t utilize thermal or laser energy and it doesn’t involve injecting any glue into your body, so it’s virtually painless. The procedure is minimally invasive, takes only 30-45 minutes, doesn’t require general anesthesia, and can be done in office for most patients. No downtime and can resume daily activities immediately.
What are the disadvantages of ClariVein?
ClariVein is not suitable for smaller veins and veins in areas with a dense arterial supply (such as the feet). Not covered by all insurances yet.
Is ClariVein preferred over Radiofrequency ablation?
Radiofrequency ablation remains the gold standard and first line for Venous Insufficiency. However, it can be used as an adjunctive and complimentary treatment for specific cases. Your Vein doctor will guide to create a personalized treatment plan that suits you specifically.
Is CalriVein covered by insurance?
Most insurances do not cover ClariVein. However, we can work with you to arrange coverage if ClariVein is needed as part of your treatment plan.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I make an appointment ?
You can make an appointment either by calling us at (973) 363-2029, or our patient portal on our website or send us an email on our contact page.
Do you accept my insurance ?
We work with all insurance companies (including Medicare), depending on the type of your plan. Contact us for quick free verification at (973) 363-2029 or submit contact info online. We let you know up front of your out of pocket cost before we start any treatment plan. Oftentimes, your treatment is completely free as your insurance will cover the total cost. If you have a high deductible, we also work with you if you have financial difficulty.
What to expect on the first visit ?
We are obsessed about patient experience and strive to provide the best care you can get. We will confirm your insurance coverage prior to your visit. Our staff will communicate with you to confirm your appointment. On the day of the visit, your doctor will gather your medical history and evaluate you. Together he/she will divide a treatment plan for you. You may need an ultrasound on your visit to confirm the correct diagnosis. Then we will contact your insurance company to verify your out pocket cost and obtain prior authorization. Once we have the green light from your insurance and you are fully aware of the costs, we can start the treatment procedures.
How soon you resume daily activities after treatment ?
All of our treatments are non invasive procedures that can be done in office under guidance of X ray or Ultrasound. You can resume your daily activities on the same day.
Do we provide Tele-Health Visits ?
Yes ! Call us for same day appointment at (973) 363-2029.