Using an ultrasound device is the best way to diagnose varicose veins and to perform many of the vein treatments we offer. That is why at El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic, we specialize in using ultrasound technology not only to properly diagnose you, but to guide us through vein treatment operations as well.
Venous ultrasounds work by taking images--via sound waves--of veins. From there, a doctor will be able to detect varicose veins and determine the cause of issues like leg swelling or aches and pains. Ultrasounds are commonly used because they are safe, painless, and don’t require ionization. Most ultrasounds are quick and don’t always require you to change or wear a gown.
Ultrasounds require using a probe and specific gel that is applied to the skin. The probe rubs over the gelled area, successfully bringing images of beneath the skin to a screen. These images are used to diagnose conditions without having to make an incision or go beneath the skin.
Since ultrasounds are a safe, cost-effective way to diagnose problems beneath the skin, they can be used for a lot of things. At El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic, we use ultrasounds to:
If you have issues with venous insufficiency, require a proper diagnosis, or need to be screened for ulcers, our ultrasound technology combined with our expertise can greatly help you. Call today!