Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group -  - Health and Wellness Specialist

Jay Amin, MD

Health and Wellness Specialist located in Tustin, CA

Varicose Veins Specialist

An estimated 80-85% of adults have some type of visible vein, whether varicose, reticular, or spider veins. At their best, visible veins are unsightly and embarrassing; at their worst, they also cause leg pain and progress to cause serious health problems. Dr. Jay Amin has extensive experience eliminating varicose veins and other visible veins using diverse treatments. When it's time to solve your vein problem permanently, call Dr. Jay's in Tustin, California, or book an appointment online.

Varicose Veins Q & A

What causes varicose veins?

Varicose veins protrude above your skin, appearing as abnormally enlarged and twisted veins in your legs. In healthy veins, muscles in the vein walls contract to push blood up the leg and valves prevent blood from flowing back down the leg. If your muscles or valves weaken, blood can flow backward, accumulate in the vessels, and cause varicose veins.

What causes spider veins?

Spider veins, also called telangiectasias, occur when small blood vessels near the surface of your skin become enlarged due to excess or ongoing pressure. The purplish-blue veins often form on your face and legs.

What are reticular veins?

Reticular veins are smaller than varicose veins and larger than spider veins. When they enlarge, they have a ropy appearance, but they stay below the skin’s surface. They often supply blood to spider veins.

What symptoms are caused by visible veins?

Spider veins seldom cause symptoms. You may not have symptoms from reticular or varicose veins, but varicose veins often cause:

  • Leg pain
  • Heavy or achy-feeling legs
  • Muscle cramping
  • Swelling in lower legs
  • Itching around the veins
  • Worse pain after sitting or standing for a long time

How are visible veins treated?

Spider veins are often eliminated using noninvasive laser, radiofrequency, or intense pulsed light therapies. Otherwise, Dr. Amin treats visible veins using three techniques:

Sclerotherapy 

During sclerotherapy, Dr. Amin injects the targeted veins with a medicated foam. The solution irritates the vein walls and causes scarring that blocks blood flow. Over time, the treated veins collapse and disappear.

Laser Sclerotherapy 

Lasers used for sclerotherapy operate at a controlled wavelength that’s only absorbed by dark pigments in your blood. These lasers safely pass through your skin, then their energy is absorbed by the targeted veins.

As spider, reticular, or varicose veins absorb laser energy, they’re heated until they break down. Then your body absorbs and eliminates the destroyed veins.  

Micro-phlebotomy 

Dr. Amin performs micro-phlebotomies in the office. The procedure only requires local anesthesia, then veins are removed through tiny incisions.

Does sclerotherapy produce permanent results?

The veins treated with sclerotherapy are permanently removed, but you may develop new spider or varicose veins in the future. Dr. Amin may recommend self-care therapies to lower your risk such as:

  • Getting regular exercise
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Elevating your legs
  • Wearing compression stockings
  • Taking breaks from prolonged sitting or standing

Insurances

We accept the following insurances.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Medicare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "The receptionists were friendly, and the RN was experienced and very knowledgeable. The facility was spotless."

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    "Very welcoming and friendly staff. I'm currently having laser removal done and am pleased with the results so far."

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    "Love this place! I got the CoolSculpting treatments on my thighs and abdomen. Prices were all reasonable. The staff is super friendly and the place is clean."

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    "Dr. Jay takes the time to know you as a person and understand what is troubling you. Excellent care... He will be my doctor for life!!"

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    "The best doctor I've ever met. I feel much better after six months. I was 225 pounds and now I am 189 pounds."

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    "Best laser medical spa I've ever been to. They really treat you like family here. I highly recommend this place to everyone."

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    "Terrific experience. I've had 2 sessions for laser hair removal on my legs and I already notice a big difference."

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    "Always great coming here. Wonderful customer service and I've been having great results with my laser hair removal."

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Location
Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group
13095 Jamboree Road
Tustin, CA 92782
Phone: 714-838-8254
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714-838-8254

Jay Amin, MD
13095 Jamboree Road
Tustin, CA 92782