So many people have heard that leg vein clots can break off, travel to the lungs and result in a fatality, that almost any symptom below the groin can produce real anxiety. At least once or twice a week, I evaluate a complaint that simply does not arise from diseased circulation. Some of these include… Read More »
Cosmetic and Symptomatic Vein Treatment in Southern California
Dr. Wayne Gradman established the Beverly Hills Vein Center in 1998 to bring the very best minimally invasive treatments to patients with varicose and spider veins. Dr. Gradman personally performs all evaluation and treatment at our Century City office in Los Angeles.
Vein treatment has improved dramatically in the past few years. Elegant new techniques eliminate painful stripping, large incisions and an anesthesiologist. Patients immediately resume all activities including exercise.
The Art of Getting You Into Shorts
Dr. Gradman offers the following procedures:
- At your first visit: a personal evaluation, diagnostic ultrasound, and treatment plan.
- Comprehensive treatment of spider veins (telangiectasias) and varicose veins.
- Laser closure of the saphenous vein with the state-of-the-art ThermaLite 1470 laser.
- Radiofrequency (RF) and VenaSeal (glue) closure of the saphenous vein.
- Sclerotherapy including foam sclerotherapy for spider veins and underlying blue reticular veins.
- Microphlebectomy of large varicose veins.
- Hand rejuvenation using vein injections and Radiesse filler (see Latest News on right-hand panel)
- Treatment of face and breast veins.
- VeinGogh thermocoagulation of small red facial (thread) veins.
- Safe sclerotherapy of blue veins around the eyes and on the temple (but not the forehead).
- Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) for the needle-phobic patient.
- Evaluation and treatment of vein thrombosis and venous ulcers.
In The News
Around age 50 many women develop prominent blue veins beneath and alongside the eyes. These veins age and considerably distress many women, especially here in the heart of the entertainment industry. Most dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and oculoplastic (eyelid) surgeons do not know that injecting these veins is both effective and safe. As a result, these… Read More »
Patients often request a second opinion about recommended vein treatment. About once a month, however, I disagree completely with the recommendations of the first physician because I cannot confirm the original ultrasound findings. A typical story is that the patient hears an ad on native language radio (e.g. Spanish, Farsi, Korean) and responds to an… Read More »