Welcome 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 office conveniently located in Manhattan,… Continue Reading

Spider Vein Treatment NYC

Causes of Spider Veins Spider veins are a common condition among many adults. They are recognized as a cluster of tiny web-like structures close to the surface of the skin. Spider veins are caused by an unhealthy valve inside your veins that will not allow the blood to flow normally. The blood will then flow… Continue Reading

Microphlebectomy Procedure for Varicose Veins NYC

Microphlebectomy Varicose veins are not only unappealing and embarrassing; they can also be painful and uncomfortable. Many patients choose Microphlebectomy for the removal of these large varicose veins. This is definitely an effective treatment that doesn’t require any major surgical procedure. While the smaller veins can be eliminated with procedures like sclerotherapy or injections, microphlebectomies… Continue Reading

Ambulatory Phlebectomy Procedure NYC for Varicose Veins

Ambulatory Phlebectomy While some patients seek treatment of varicose veins for cosmetic purposes, others are more concerned about the risks of their damaged veins. Ambulatory phlebectomy is used to relieve both cosmetic and medical concerns during in one simple procedure.  The ambulatory phlebectomy treatment is a safe outpatient procedure and usually takes under an hour… Continue Reading

Why Do My Varicose Veins Keep Coming Back?

If you have had treatment but your varicose veins have come back, there could be three main reasons. If you have only been using creams or stockings, these will not treat the source of the varicose veins, as they are under the skin and you will need extra treatment alongside the creams. The Wrong Treatment… Continue Reading

What Does Varicose Veins Surgery Involve?

If you are suffering from varicose veins or know somebody who is, you may look into surgery as a treatment. Surgery does not fix the affected vein (as once they are varicose they cannot be cured) but it does remove them. This does not affect the blood flow in the leg as other veins will… Continue Reading

What Causes Varicose Veins During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is one of the main risk factors associated with varicose veins. This is something we cannot avoid if we want children and isn’t something we should be worried about as long as we know the signs of varicose veins and get treated accordingly. Many women may find that once pregnancy is over, these veins… Continue Reading

Varicose Vein Myths You Probably Believed

There are many things you may have been told about varicose veins, but what is true and what isn’t? There is no one thing that can cause varicose veins, although there are risk factors that could increase your chance or make varicose veins worse if you already have them. Crossing Your Legs You cannot get… Continue Reading

Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?

Whilst there are some things that may stop us from being at risk of varicose veins, such as not being overweight or having a job that doesn’t require much standing, some things cannot be avoided. From pregnancy to gender and genetics, these are things mostly beyond our control. Am I More At Risk If My… Continue Reading

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