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Frequently Asked Questions

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Over the years we have discovered that patients have a number of very common and relevant questions regarding venous disease and varicose veins. You will find these questions and their related answers below.

There are many contributing factors to varicose veins. Risk factors include: age, gender, heredity, lifestyle and more ( See causes & symptoms).

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Many people underestimate the seriousness of vascular issues like venous reflux. Yes, if untreated, varicose veins worsen over time and can result in painful and dangerous leg ulcers.

In most cases, health insurances will cover the procedure being that it is medically necessary. Below please find the list of insurances we accept: (If your insurance is not in this list, please call clinic at 915-771-8346 for further information)

  • AARP Medicare Complete by United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • APWU Health Plan
  • Assured Benefits
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of TX
  • Blue Cross Federal
  • * Care Improvement Plus
  • ChampVa
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geha
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Healthscope
  • Healthsmart Preferred
  • ** Humana
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Mailhandlers
  • Medicare
  • Molina Medicare
  • NALC
  • Preferred Admin. (out of network)
  • Presbyterian
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Military West (Tricare)
  • Wellcare
* Care Improvement Plus does NOT cover Sclerotherpy
** Humana and Healthspring may fall under the WELLMED network, which are not accepted

Bulging veins, visible red or blue veins, itching, burning, throbbing, bleeding, swelling, discoloration of the skin, heavy legs, numbness, overall leg pain (See causes & symptoms)

The Venefit procedure is done under local anesthetic and you will feel little to no pain. The process involves a very small incision and therefore healing is quick and scarring minimal.

You are walking immediately after your procedure. Most patients report little pain and return to normal activities within 1-2 days.

No. All of our locations have modern procedure rooms. So your procedure can be done at the same office that you have your Doctor visits.

During your Fast Track Vein Health Assessment, the Doctor may prescribe compression stockings as part of your initial, conservative treatment plan prior to any procedures. Compression stockings are usually covered by your insurance plan.

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

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