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

How Do I Remove Unsightly Veins?

Unsightly veins can become more common because of less active routine and unhealthy habits. This condition is more common in women than men. These veins can affect the appeal of your hands and feet, causing nervousness and decreasing your confidence. Thanks to advancements in the health sector, treating these veins with painless techniques is possible.… Continue Reading

Vascular Treatments: Venous Ultrasound

Venous ultrasound produces images of the veins in your body with the help of sound waves. Usually, a doctor uses it to search for blood clots, especially in the veins of the leg. If there are blood clots, the condition is referred to as deep vein thrombosis. Ultrasound has no recognized damaging effects because it… Continue Reading

Venous Skin Ulcers: Causes & Treatment

A skin ulcer is like an injury that expands on your skin. A venous skin ulcer occurs when your leg veins do not return the flow of blood towards the heart as they regularly do. You can also refer to venous ulcers as insufficiency, stasis, or varicose ulcers because they are the result of faulty venous… Continue Reading

What Makes The Best Vascular Surgeons?

What makes the best vascular surgeons? Maintaining vein health is as important as taking care of other bodily systems. There are many vein conditions and diseases that you could suffer. Following the right lifestyle can prevent any of these conditions from developing. However, in some cases like genetics, the condition is bound to develop in… Continue Reading

Do You Need A Varicose Vein Surgeon?

Do You Need A Varicose Vein Surgeon? If you have a job that requires you to stand for extended periods, you may develop varicosities or varicose veins. Many people are not aware of what varicose veins are, what causes it, and how you can identify if you have this condition. Well, note that vascular surgeons… Continue Reading

Sclerotherapy for Damaged Veins

In Sclerotherapy, doctors inject a chemical known as a sclerosant in your damaged vein to eliminate it entirely. The sclerosant damages the deepest lining of the vessel (the endothelium). As a result, a blood clot will appear that blocks the circulation of blood in the vein. The veins inside your body bring unoxygenated blood from… Continue Reading

Do You Have Reticular Veins?

If you have heard about spider veins and varicose veins, you probably know a little about reticular veins as well. They appear similar to the veins that appear because of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). The size of the reticular veins is smaller than varicose veins; they are hardly 2mm (millimeter) in diameter. Also, they do… Continue Reading

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