IS VENASEAL COVERED BY INSURANCE?
Many people want to know if our newest procedure the VenaSeal is covered their insurance?
HERE IS WHAT WE CAN TELL YOU:
It is covered by Medicare if it is medically necessary and a lot of other private insurances are starting to cover it period. However if we get you in and get you examined here at Alpha Vein Clinic Las Vegas, almost all procedures we do are covered by insurance and are deemed medically necessary. We do have a procedure that we do offer in our Las Vegas office that is just cosmetic and that is Sclerotherapy, which is not covered by insurance. However we have many options available as far as price and payment goes.
WHAT DOES VENASEAL DO?
The most recent innovation in the treatment of varicose veins is the use of medical glue known as VenaSeal (cyanoacrylate) to physically shut down and seal the main defected vein. VenaSeal adhesive (GLUE), previously known as “Sapheon Glue” is a safe medical grade glue that is used to shut the main Saphenous Vein in the thigh. Once the vein has been glued shut, it will undergo a process of hardening and will be gradually absorbed by the body. The procedure involves the placement of a very small amount of VenaSeal medical glue into the vein through a small catheter. Once the affected vein is closed, blood is immediately re-routed through other healthy veins in the leg. Unlike other treatments, VenaSeal does not require a Regional Nerve Block or large volumes of anesthesia. Further more there are no pre-procedure drugs involved and patients can return to their normal activities right after the treatment. Unlike heat-based procedures such as Endovenous Laser or Radiofrequency Ablation, with VenaSeal there is no risk of skin burns or nerve damage. VenaSeal does not require any imtookmediate post-treatment pain medication or uncomfortable compression stockings.
DURING THE PROCEDURE:
Dr. Sassan Kaveh will discuss the procedure with you, a brief summary of what to expect is below:
- You may feel some minor pain or stinging with a needlestick to numb the site where he will access your vein.
- Once the area is calm, he will insert the catheter into your leg you may feel some pressure from the placement of the catheter.
- The catheter will be placed in specific areas along the diseased vein to deliver small amounts of medical adhesive you may feel the mild sensation of pulling or tugging. Ultra sound will be used during the procedure to guide and position the catheter.
- After treatment, the catheter is removed and a bandage placed over the skin.
For the last 10 years laser and radiofrequency took over. Now there is the VenaSeal vein treatment. The VenaSeal procedure which is now covered by Medicare, is most certainly the future of varicose vein treatment. Here at the Alpha Vein Clinic Las Vegas we encourage you to take the time to call us at 702-430-7661 today and let us show you that your vein treatment is in good hands. Let us help make your vein disease symptoms a problem of the past!
Alpha Vein Clinic
Vein Clinic Las Vegas
3150 N. Tenaya Way Ste. 400
Las Vegas, NV, 89128
Dr. Sassan Kaveh
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