VēNA Vascular Lab and Vein Clinic
Vahe Melkonyan, MD
4910 Van Nuys Blvd. #206, Sherman Oaks | 1332 S Glendale Ave., Glendale | 818-855-2230 | venavascular.com
An astonishing 80 million Americans suffer from venous disease. Varicose veins are not a cosmetic issue and could lead to debilitating complications like non-healing ulcers, blood clots, chronic pain, etc. For years, many patients with venous disease were neglected by the medical community or presented with limited or undesirable surgical treatment options only.
VēNA offers comprehensive venous treatments such as EVLA (endovenous laser ablation), radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, cosmetic spider vein removal and many more. All treatments, whether medical or cosmetic, are tailored to individual patient’s needs. The procedures performed at VēNA Vascular Lab and Vein Clinic are exclusively outpatient, minimally invasive, painless with immediate results. There is no down time, which means that the patient can return to daily activities right after the treatment. “Vein care beneath the surface” is VēNA’s slogan, which means we look beyond the surface, identify and eliminate the real, deeper cause of the superficial vein disease.
Before & After
You don’t have to have bulging veins to think about venous disease. Call VēNA if you are suffering from one or more of the following symptoms: swollen ankles, leg pain and aches, fatigue and heaviness, itching and burning, night cramps and restless legs, dry skin and irritation, non-healing wounds and eczema.
What would you like potential patients to know about you?
“Dr. Vahe Melkonyan, the founding medical director of VēNA Vascular Lab and Vein Clinic, has extensive international surgical background. He is among a few first diplomats of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, committing himself to the advancement of the highest standard in vein care. VēNA is a state-of-the-art facility accredited by the American Board of Radiology; our practice underwent a vigorous process of evaluation to ensure the highest quality of patient care.”
What is unique about your style and technique?
“At VēNA we’ll set you on the path toward long-term recovery. We designed our safe, effective facility with one goal in mind: to provide comprehensive diagnostics and treatments for all types of vein disorders without lengthy hospital stays or extensive surgeries. We consider it our specialty to improve the health of your legs and make them feel good and look great. We use a variety of advanced, outpatient, nonsurgical and surgical treatments to achieve this. Our vascular lab is staffed with certified physicians and registered vascular technologists. We are trained and experienced phlebologists (vein doctors) and vein sonographers exclusively dedicated to venous disease.”
How do you educate your clients to take good care of themselves?
“We would advise to patients to choose a doctor carefully, among diplomats of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and accredited by the American Board of Radiology and/or the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission facilities only.”
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