Norman Chideckel MD Vein Center

Welcome to the Vascular Surgery and Vein Center

Welcome to the Vascular Surgery and Vein Center, a comprehensive vascular practice providing state-of-the-art care to patients throughout the tri-state area. Under the direction of board-certified surgeon Dr. Norman Chideckel, we utilize our advanced skills and many years of experience to help patients achieve clear, beautiful and healthy legs. With our convenient Manhattan location, Dr. Chideckel offers… Continue Reading

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA): An Alternative to Traditional Vein Stripping Surgery

Is radiofrequency ablation an alternative to vein stripping? If you’re struggling with varicose veins, you may have heard of traditional vein stripping surgery, which involves removing the affected veins through incisions in the skin. While effective, this surgery can be painful and require a lengthy recovery period. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: radiofrequency ablation (RFA). This… Continue Reading

Compression Stockings: How They Work and Who Can Benefit?

What are compression stockings and how do they work? Compression stockings are a popular and effective treatment option for a variety of vascular conditions, including varicose veins, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and lymphedema. These specialized stockings work by applying pressure to the legs, promoting better blood flow and reducing swelling. If you’re considering compression stockings… Continue Reading

Venous Ulcers: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Venous ulcers are a common complication of venous insufficiency, a condition that occurs when the veins in your legs are unable to efficiently return blood back to the heart. These ulcers can be painful, unsightly, and may take a long time to heal. If you are experiencing venous ulcers, it’s important to understand the causes,… Continue Reading

Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT): An Advanced Option for Varicose Veins

What is Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT) and how is it used to treat venous conditions? Varicose veins can be a painful and unsightly condition that affects millions of people worldwide. If you’re struggling with varicose veins, you may be looking for effective treatment options. One option that’s gaining popularity is endovenous laser treatment (EVLT). This… Continue Reading

Spider Veins: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

What are spider veins causes, treatment, and prevention? Spider veins are a common condition that affects many people, particularly women. They are small, thin veins that appear near the surface of the skin and often resemble spider webs or tree branches. While spider veins are usually harmless, they can be unsightly and cause discomfort for… Continue Reading

Varicose Veins Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

What are varicose veins, their causes, symptoms, and treatment options? Varicose veins are a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. They occur when the veins in your legs become enlarged and twisted, causing them to appear swollen and raised above the surface of the skin. While they may not always be… Continue Reading

Vein Removal: Non Invasive Options

What are the non invasive vein removal options? Varicose veins are often unsightly and uncomfortable and can cause many complications. Luckily, there are plenty of surgical options available for vein removal. Thanks to advancements in healthcare, non-invasive methods are growing popular among patients. In the past, vein stripping was a top option to remove varicose… Continue Reading

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