We Are Bay Area Vein Specialists
At the San Francisco Vein Clinic, we believe that a good doctor is not just technically excellent, but also compassionate and empathetic. Dr. Aquino and her staff take the time to listen to your concerns and answer each of your questions carefully. Your plan of care is individualized based on your signs, symptoms, and medical history and is discussed thoroughly with you. We know that even small procedures can be scary.
We are vein specialists and strive to make the experience as comfortable as possible. At the San Francisco Vein Center, we take the time to do a thorough history and physical exam. In this way, we are able to carefully formulate a treatment plan individualized to each patient. Patient comfort and convenience is important to us and we diagnose and treat most vein conditions in the office.
We Are Vein Specialists
As vein specialists, we know that vein disease can be extremely diverse and complex. Every patient shows symptoms differently and many people can have more than one condition. Vein disease can lead to complications such as spider veins, reticular veins, varicose veins, or blood clots (deep vein thrombosis). These are are all conditions we treat.
Most of the procedures used to treat venous disease are minimally invasive with a short recovery time and minimal pain. When necessary, traditional endovascular surgical methods are used. Many vein treatments are covered by medical insurance. Both our San Francisco and San Mateo vein clinic locations are equipped to offer an array of the most advanced vein treatments available including:
- sclerotherapy for spider veins
- radiofrequency ablation therapy for varicose veins
- endovenous laser therapy
- advanced wound therapy for venous ulcers
Not All Vein Specialists Are Equal
In this day and age, there are many types of “vein specialists” with varying qualifications who treat varicose veins. There is an advantage to seeking a board certified vascular surgeon to help you with your vein problems. A board certified vascular surgeon is the only type of vein specialist who can offer the full array of services to treat your veins the right way, with minimal risk, and with excellent outcomes. When selecting a doctor for your veins, ask questions to ensure he or she is a trained and experienced vascular surgeon.
It is important to tailor treatment to each patient’s lifestyle and their desires for improving and maintaining vein health. It is vital that you understand the implications of the different treatments, the potential risks, and the options for your vein therapy. We understand that some vein treatment procedures can be scary. We want to make sure you are comfortable and fully informed. Your choice of treatments will depend on many aspects including symptoms, cost and insurance coverage, potential risks and complications, and ability or willingness to make lifestyle changes.
As vein specialists, we truly appreciate the opportunity to help you achieve the best results possible. Our mission is to impact your lives for the better through the careful and thorough treatment of your venous disorders. Trust your vein health to us.