Over the years, innovative technology and techniques have made varicose vein dermatology treatments safer and less invasive.
The vein treatment provider will explain various treatment alternatives for varicose veins to the patient. They will also offer the estimated costs of each option.
Texas Surgical Dermatology, led by board certified dermatologists Dr. Tri H. Nguyen and Dr. George G. Hughes III, provides vein therapy to patients in Houston, Katy, Spring, The Woodlands, Texas, and other towns and cities in this awesome part of the southwest.
Varicose vein treatment may include options such as endovenous laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy, and radiofrequency ablation.
The provider may use ultrasound-assisted foam sclerotherapy for more precise outcomes. In some cases, the provider may utilize ultrasound to understand the complete nature and extent of the compromised veins.
The vein dermatology expert will inform the patient of the most suitable treatment option for them as well as the approximate costs of various options during the pre-treatment consultation and diagnosis.
At times, a patient may require a combination of foam sclerotherapy and laser or radiofrequency treatment to attain desirable outcomes. On top of this, many treatment sessions may be needed to eliminate stubborn varicose or spider veins. The financial stipulations will depend on the extent and length of the treatment as well as the techniques and technology employed.
A committed vein therapy provider will make sure that the pricing for the vein treatments is entirely transparent. The estimate will be all-inclusive with no hidden costs. The patient can expect the most advanced vein dermatology treatment by an expert provider along with individualized care and attention at a start-of-the-art practice.
Variations in the Price Tag
Vein therapy costs differ vastly based on many factors such as the number of veins to be treated, the size of the veins, whether one or both legs requires treatment, the treating doctor’s experience, and the area in which it is performed.
The patient may require more than one treatment sitting to attain desirable outcomes and the time taken for each sitting may vary. For example, vein removal surgery or ambulatory phlebectomy could be a more costly vein removal procedure in comparison to laser vein treatment or sclerotherapy.
Insurance and Financing
Some patients considering vein treatments may be able to avail insurance coverage. This depends on the treatment method chosen as well as the nature and extent of the vein condition. The patient should speak with the insurer on the possibility of coverage after being advised by the dermatologist.
The dermatologist’s staff will likely offer assistance with the insurance paperwork in cases where the patient is eligible for full or partial coverage. If the patient is seeking vein therapy only for aesthetic reasons without experiencing any significant complications from minor spider or varicose veins, they may be ineligible for insurance coverage.
Moreover, patients seeking specific vein procedures may have to bear the treatment costs by themselves. However, they can seek third-party financing from medical care financing firms or through bank loans or other financing alternatives. By using these financing options, the patient can avoid paying the entire cost upfront and pay for the treatment in easy monthly installments.
Focused board certified dermatologists Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Hughes receive patients for vein therapy and other dermatology treatments from Houston, Katy, Spring, The Woodlands, Texas, and nearby areas in this region of the country.
For more information on procedures and treatments offered at Texas Surgical Dermatology PA please call 832.663.6566 or click here to contact our dermatologists. Helping patients in Houston, The Woodlands, Springs, Katy and other surrounding areas of Texas.