July 6


Getting a Second Opinion before Opting for Vein Treatment

By Dr. Jose Almeida

July 6, 2015

second opinion, vein treatment


When it comes to your health, it is often a good idea to trust the advice of medical professionals. However, there is a variety of options available when it comes to treating health concerns, and there is nothing wrong with asking for a second opinion. Varicose veins and other vascular conditions are no exceptions, and opting for a second opinion before undergoing vein treatment may save you from unnecessary treatment.

The only way to ensure you are picking the right option is to not only find out what else is available, but also to consult the vein specialists at Miami Vein Center. Our experience and research into vascular conditions ensure that you will get professional advice about your particular condition.

To request a consultation click here or call 305-854-1555.

More Treatment Options

Vascular conditions can be treated with multiple techniques such as ultrasound-guided Sclerotherapy, endovascular laser ablation and a variety of other options, all with their specifications and benefits.

Non-Surgical Options

In some cases of varicose veins, surgery may not be required at all. Conservative treatments such as wearing compression socks or taking medications may be enough to treat minor cases, saving you from more extensive treatments that are not necessary.

Alternatives to Invasive Procedures

While invasive procedures such as vein stripping are still recommended to treat varicose veins, these can be outdated and potentially painful. Consulting vein specialists before agreeing to these procedures allows you to gain more insight on modern, non-invasive options that may substantially reduce how much pain and recovery you have to experience.

To request a consultation click here or call 305-854-1555.

Better Diagnosing the Cause

Varicose veins can be caused by everything from blood clots in your peripheral veins to high blood pressure, potentially making them a symptom of an underlying health concern. Seeking a second opinion can better determine what the cause of your condition is. This allows any treatment you receive to be far more effective, and eliminates the possibility of your vascular condition either getting worse or recurring.

Receiving the Best Care

The first doctor you see about your veins may not be the best one unless they specifically specialize in this field. They may be able to identify the vein problem but unable to determine the underlying cause. Receiving a second diagnosis from Dr. Jose Almeida will allow you to receive the best care possible to restore your overall health.

Finding the Best Care Possible for Varicose Veins

At Miami Vein Center, we determine the underlying cause of your vascular conditions and treat the entire problem, resulting in long-term results and a better prognosis for the future of your vein health. Also to offering a full range of vein treatments, we also provide second opinions to patients who want to know all of their options before committing to a particular treatment. Contact Miami Vein Center today to schedule a consultation to talk to our board certified vascular surgeon, Dr. Jose Almeida.

To request a consultation click here or call 305-854-1555.



Dr. Jose Almeida

About the author

Dr. Jose Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT is a veteran academic vascular surgeon who practices Endovascular Venous Surgery in Miami, FL. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery in both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery.

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