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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of California - Irvine
Medical: MD, Loyola University Chicago
Post-Medical School TrainingResidencies:
EM, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
Vein Training, Morrison Vein Institute, Scottsdale, AZ
Treatments offered at The Vein and Skin Center of Hawaii
Most popular answers from W.Y. Chung, MD
Yes you do have a condition that can be treated effectively. I would recommend an evaluation by a phlebologist (vein specialist). You will need a... READ MORE
Two days ago I had my RFA and Stab Phlebectomy on for varicose veins. Question regarding post procedure and recovery.
Sometimes the pain can last up to 2 weeks. Compression stockings help post procedure. In our practice, we recommend 2 weeks of compression stocking wear. READ MORE
Are palm tattoos common for removal? Would it turn out successfully or would it look just as awful afterwards?
We have removed palm tattoos successfully with the PicoSure laser. It did take about 5 sessions for complete removal. READ MORE
It is good that you have close follow up with your physician who treated you. I would not consider this a complication to the procedure. Some patients... READ MORE
EVLT is effective in ablating the saphenous vein that is refluxing. The re-opening rate after closure is about 0-2% when done by EVLT. The venous... READ MORE
Does miraDry cause permanent scarring inside the armpit? How soon after the procedure can I begin vigorous exercising again?
MiraDry does not cause any scarring in the armpit. We have treated over 80 patients and all have recovered without scarring. Local anesthesia is very... READ MORE
In our experience, both q-switch lasers and picosecond lasers can be used to remove black tattoo ink. However after 4 years of using the PicoSure... READ MORE
MiraDry is FDA approved for treatment of both excessive sweating and odor. We have treated over 80 patients in our clinic with miraDry in the last 10... READ MORE
Hit my head very hard 2-3 hours after Botox in my jaw. Will this affect the outcome of my procedure in any way?
I would not be concerned about what had occurred. It will not affect outcome of the botox injections to your masseter muscles. READ MORE
It is unfortunate that this has occurred. The complication rates for sclerotherapy are quite low. However, the type of solution used, the... READ MORE
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