What is VNUS Closure? What is Vena Seal ? What is Varithena ? Buffalo Niagara Varicose Vein Treatment


The VNUS Closure procedure was FDA approved to treat venous insufficiency, also known as venous reflux disease. It replaces the old ligation and vein stripping operation that is still done today by general surgeons across the United States. Insteat of removing the great saphenous vein by "stripping" and tying the great saphenous vein at the groin (ligation), the vein is closed from within (Closure) and left in the body. Yhis allows the patient to return to all of their activities immediately.

The vein Treatment Center has a Director who is an MD and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and who has added board certification from the American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (cardiovascular surgey) and who is certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). Dr Karamanoukian is also a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI).

The Vein Treatment Center performs VNUS Closure, EVLT laser ablation, ClariVein, foam sclerotherapy among other ablation technologies.

We are currently (February 2015) evaluating Sapheon and Varithena - glue and chemical ablation.

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