Experts in the cosmetic treatment of varicose veins & spider veins

Joel Gotvald, MD, FACS, RPVI

BOARD-CERTIFIED VEIN SPECIALIST & VASCULAR SURGEON

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Cost of Vein Treatments Austin Texas

Vein Treatments Costs

We accept most health insurance plans and Medicare.

cost of vein treatments austin texasCost of Vein Treatments in Austin Texas will vary significantly depending on what type of treatment that you need.  Multiple factors will determine the cost, including whether you have spider veins or varicose veins, how many veins need to be treated, the amount of time that it takes to do the treatments, whether one or both legs are treated, and which technologies are utilized.  The average cost for some common vein treatments are listed below.

Health insurance companies will often pay for many types of vein treatments, depending on your individual circumstances and your particular insurance policy. At Austin Varicose Vein & Spider Vein Specialists we strive to provide our patients with the best quality care while containing costs. We will always delegently work with your insurance company on your behalf.

In order to help our patients with the cost of vein treatments, we provide several cost saving measures: We offer free initial consultation for evaluation of leg veins. We offer ultrasound testing within our facility if this testing is necessary. We also work with all of the major health insurance providers to allow you to have your insurance cover as much of the cost as possible.

We accept the following insurance plans: United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, Seton Healthplan, Wellpoint, Tricare, and Medicare. We will work with your insurance company in any way that we can to help cover you treatment costs, no matter which health care insurance policy you carry.

Cost of Sclerotherapy (Standard Sclerotherapy or Foam Sclerotherapy)

This procedure involves a series of vein injections performed by our doctor.  Sclerotherapy is utilized to remove spider veins, reticular veins, and varicose veins of the legs.

Cost:  Sometimes covered by insurance (not covered for spider veins, but sometimes for varicose veins). Without insurance, $350 per thirty minute session for spider veins and/or reticular veins.  $350-450 for thirty minute session for varicose veins ($450 when ultrasound is required).

Cost of EVLT Endovenous Laser Vein Treatment for Varicose Veins

This is a thirty minute outpatient procedure performed by our vein surgeon to treat varicose vein disease and involves a sterile operation performed in our Vein Center.  Extensive sterile equipment, including a disposable catheter and disposable laser fiber is required.  A diode laser machine is utilized.  A surgical assistant / ultrasound technician is also necessary, as it is performed with sterile ultrasound techniques.  Local anesthetic is also utilized.

Cost: Usually covered by insurance. Out of pocket cost dependent upon insurance plan and deductible.

Cost of Radiofrequency Vein Closure Procedure (VNUS / Venefit) for Varicose Veins

This is a fourty-five minute outpatient procedure performed by our vein surgeon to treat varciose vein disease and involves a sterile operation performed in our Vein Center.  Extensive sterile equipment, including a disposable catheter and disposable radiofrquency fiber is required.  A Covidien Radiofrequency transmitter is utilized.  Also, a surgical assistant / ultrasound technician is also necessary, as it is performed with sterile ultrasound techniques.  Local anesthetic is also utilized.

Cost: Usually covered by insurance.  Out of pocket cost dependent upon insurance plan and deductible.

Cost of Thermolysis (Veinwave / VeinGogh) for Spider Veins

This is a FDA approved method of treating small spiders on the face, nose, legs, or ankles.  It is a surface procedure performed by our cosmetic vein specialist that utilizes small micro-bursts of electrical energy to remove small unsightly veins  from the skin.

Cost: Not  covered by insurance.  $350 per thirty minute session for leg veins,  $400 per thirty minute session for facial or nose veins.

Cost of Surface Laser for Spider Veins

Cost: Not  covered by insurance.  $350 per thirty minute session for leg veins,  $400 per thirty minute session for facial or nose veins.

Cost of Face or Nose Vein Treatment (Thermolysis / Laser)

Cost: Not  covered by insurance. $400 per thirty minute session.

Cost of Ambulatory Phlebectomy

This is a sterile outpatient surgical procedure performed by our vascular surgeon in our vein center.  It involves surgical removal of varicose veins.

Cost: Often covered by insurance, unless considered cosmetic.  Without insurance or when cosmetic, $1500 to $2500 per leg, depending on how many veins need to be removed.

Cost of Varithena Endovenous Chemical Ablation

This office procedure involves a series of vein injections performed by our doctor.  Varithena is a patented vein medication utilized to remove varicose veins of the upper and lower legs.  This treatment allows patient to avoid more painful and invasive vein surgery.

Cost: Usually covered by insurance.  Out of pocket cost dependent upon insurance plan and deductible.

Cost of VenaSeal Vein Glue

This office-based vein procedure is the newest varicose vein therapy available.  VenaSeal is a medical “super glue” that seals varicose vein disease by injection of medical glue into the veins under ultrasound-guidance.  This is a very safe treatment and it is FDA approved.

Cost: Not covered by insurance (due to its recent release).  Call our office to discuss most recent pricing, which varies based on our contracted rate from medtronic, the company that manufactures and distributed venaseal glue.

Cost of Compression Stockings

Compression stockings are a non-surgical alternative to treating the symptoms of spider veins and variocse veins. Wearing the stockings on a daily basis tends to relieve discomfort and swelling in the legs. Patients interested in purchasing a pair of stockings need to have a custom fitting in the office, which is complimentary.

Cost: The cost of prescription compression stockings is between $50 and $100, depending on the brand and style purchased.

Cost of Vein Health Supplement / Horse Chestnut Extract

Horse Chestnut Extract may be recommended by your physician for treatment of your vein condition. If the supplement is recommended, a 60 day supply costs $20.

 

 

If you live in Austin or the surrounding communities of Cedar Park, Lakeway, Pflugerville, or Round Rock, and would like to know more about the cost of vein treatment, contact our center today!  We offer a free initial one-on-one physician consultation for spider veins or varicose veins of the legs. Phone (512) 339-9100.

  • Contact us at one of our Vein Center locations in Austin or Round Rock / Cedar Park Texas to schedule your physician consultation with our board-certified Vein Specialist:

    Austin Vein Specialists
    512-339-9100
    12319 N. Mopac Expwy, Suite 250
    Austin, TX 78758

    Round Rock Vein Specialists
    (512) 994-9108
    170 Deep Wood Dr #102
    Round Rock, TX 78681

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