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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

What is Vein Ligation and Stripping?

What is vein ligation and stripping? There are many issues which may arise with regard to veins and the vascular system as a whole. Sometimes the medical issues are easily treatable, such as removing pesky spider veins or having other varicose veins treated, whereas other medical conditions may be a bit more tedious to treat.… Continue Reading

What Conditions Does a Vascular Surgeon Treat?

A vascular surgeon is a specialist who treats complications and conditions in the vascular system. After diagnosis, the highly trained surgeon manages the blood vessels. Your arteries and your vein, both blood carrying vessels perform very important functions. Arteries carry oxygenated blood and veins are responsible for bringing the blood back to the heart. The… Continue Reading

Venous Leg Ulcers – Treatment Options

What are venous leg ulcers? Open cuts between the knee and ankle joint that occur when the venous disease is present are usually the cause of venous leg ulcers. Bacteria find their way into the open wound and cause an ulcer. Veins are the tiny tubes that carry blood from your foot towards your heart.… Continue Reading

Vein Disease Overview

What Is Vein Disease? To understand vein disease effectively, you first need to know the general anatomy of veins. Veins carry deoxygenated blood from all parts of the body to the heart. Also, veins have a one-way valve. Unfortunately, there are few exceptional cases where these veins work two-ways, which is, taking the oxygen-depleted blood… Continue Reading

Varicose Vein Treatments

Some alternative names for varicose veins are leg veins, varicosities, and spider veins. They cause a small bulge on your legs and are easily visible on the skin. They appear blue and purplish, and cause some discomfort too. A major reason for their occurrence is too much blood flowing through the veins. Normally, the way… Continue Reading

Sclerotherapy for Vein Disease

Can you treat vein disease with sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a procedure that involves injecting a medicine containing solution into your veins to treat venous diseases mainly, spider veins and varicose veins. This solution enters the body by the use of injections that target the affected vein and causes them to shrink and scar. It is… Continue Reading

Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery

What is minimally invasive vein surgery? The term “varicose veins” refers to veins that have jumbled up to look like a spider. Legs, ankles and feet are the spots where they usually occur. Individuals with varicose veins experience pain and discomfort in their legs and feet. Since varicose veins are just beneath the surface of… Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Legs Healthy and Your Veins Invisible

Noticeable veins that are bluish purple in color can appear slightly unpleasant because they are right beneath the surface of your skin. This happens because valves in our veins weaken as we age and tend to swell due to blood pressure. It is also common in obese individuals. Oftentimes, people get vein conditions like spider… Continue Reading

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

When the venous wall or the vein-valves in your legs are not as effective, chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) can occur. As a result, blood cannot travel from your legs to the heart with ease. CVI causes blood to overfill in the veins. Stasis is the medical term for the pooling of blood in the veins Damage… Continue Reading

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