Trust Your Legs To Northern California's Most Experienced Vein Specialist
Dr. Conti is Northern California’s most experienced vein specialist. With over 30 years experience, he offers expert diagnosis and treatment of varicose and spider veins, including injection sclerotherapy and office vein surgery. Dr. Conti, the first surgeon in the Sacramento area to use Laser and VNUS Closure procedures, has treated thousands of grateful patients, including many prominent Sacramento area physicians and politicians. Advanced Vein Care is where you will receive the best care possible for your vein problems
NEW: VEINWAVE FDA approved technology to treat face and leg spider veins.
We are excited to offer our patients Veinwave™ a new FDA approved technology to treat facial spider veins and tiny spider veins in the legs.
We are the exclusive Sacramento Area provider of Veinwave technology. Widely used in Europe, it has become the “gold standard” for eliminating these tiny veins. Veinwave works by transmitting high frequency thermal energy through a fine probe, causes the vein wall to collapse without damaging surrounding tissue. It causes the vein wall to collapse without affecting or damaging any of the surrounding tissues. To say this device is a revolutionary breakthrough is not an overstatement. Veinwave™ is the absolute best and most effective way to treat small veins of the nose and face. Prior to the availability of this device, these tiniest of veins were the most frustrating and difficult to treat. Now it is.
Until Veinwave, no totally effective and safe treatment for face spider veins was available. Laser treatment has been used but is expensive, painful, can cause burns and scars, and is of limited benefit for these veins. The discomfort experienced with Veinwave is minimal. It is equally effective in both light and dark skinned individuals. The treatment usually leaves no bruising or pigmentation. No bandaging is needed. No sun exposure issues or other limitations are present. In most cases two or three treatments, six weeks apart, are required to obtain maximum benefit. It can be used on difficult-to-treat and sensitive areas such as the face/nose. There are no residual pigmentation issues that can complicate injection treatments. Patients can return to normal activities immediately after their 15-20 minute treatment. The procedure is safe and complications are rare. After a few days, small micro-crusts like a cat scratch will appear over the treated area. This is normal and will disappear after several weeks on their own.
The most exciting application for Veinwave™ is in the treatment of fine, red vessels complicating the condition rosacea. Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition that involves the face in many men and women. In our society, having red nose and cheek veins is often thought to indicate alcoholism. This is simply not true. Though alcohol can worsen their appearance, it does not actually cause spider veins. In women, estrogen use and pregnancy contribute to the problem, as does too much exposure to the sun. Rosacea is a common skin condition that produces intense redness of the cheeks and nose in both men and women. Obstructed pores trap bacteria and inflammation results. Spider veins develop as a response to that inflammation. Therefore, before treating the spider veins, we first treat the obstructed pores with a medicated gel applied to the face.
Before and after treatment with azaleic acid and Veinwave.
In some cases, facial spider veins disappear immediately.
“My other doctors always told me that spider veins don't cause any symptoms. So I thought that something else was causing the discomfort and tiredness in my legs. Dr. Conti explained that spider veins can in fact cause these symptoms, and he was right! Not only do my legs look much better, they feel much better too! ...” Lily age 55
“I had large, painful, bulging varicose veins, and numerous red and purple patches of spider veins. My grand daughter kept asking me how I got my "boo boos." I had the veins removed surgically and the spider veins injected last year by Dr. Conti, and I can’t believe how much better my legs look and feel. I can hardly see the tiny incisions and the spider veins have almost all faded. I'm not ashamed anymore how my thighs look when I wear shorts ...” Marsha
“I wish I had had my varicose veins treated years ago. Why I accepted the pain and discomfort they caused, I don't know. The treatment was so easy. Dr. Conti's staff was so helpful with all the insurance issues and the procedure itself was done in the office under local anesthesia. I took Tylenol for one day and that was all the discomfort I had. Two of my friends are going to see Dr. Conti for their veins.” Joyce age 59