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

Minimally Invasive Solutions for Varicose Veins: A Comprehensive Guide

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the various minimally invasive solutions available for treating varicose veins. Varicose veins, often characterized by their bulging and twisted appearance, can cause discomfort and self-consciousness for many individuals. Thankfully, advancements in medical technology have led to a range of minimally invasive treatments that effectively address varicose veins. Understanding Varicose… Continue Reading

Understanding Spider Veins vs. Varicose Veins: What’s the Difference?

Spider veins and varicose veins are two common venous conditions that can cause discomfort and self-consciousness. While these conditions may appear similar, they have distinct characteristics and treatments. In this blog post, we’ll explore the key differences between spider veins and varicose veins. Spider Veins: The Intricate Networks Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, are… 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

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