Regain Control Of Your Health And Quality Of Life
The Encino Vascular Institute remains committed to helping patients with their vascular conditions using modern treatments. Dealing with symptoms such as ungainly varicose veins that are painful can be a handful. We are ready to assist patients with their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
Appreciated for being the best vascular surgeon in Burbank, we are dedicated to offering innovative treatments using high-tech solutions. Our medical team is experienced and continues to maintain high standards of excellence in everything it does.
What Makes EVI A Great Option For You
Our vascular surgeons are highly trained professionals with years of experience in the management of vascular conditions. The vascular system involves the blood vessels and they are essential for transporting nutrients, oxygen, and hormones to tissues in the body. If the system does not work properly, it can lead to a whole host of symptoms that impact a person’s performance and bodily functions.
The surgeons on hand at EVI will be more than happy to offer specialized medical treatments to address all relevant symptoms.
Defining Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are seen in the legs and are associated with significant pain and a whole host of unwanted symptoms.
Symptoms – Bulging Dark Purple/Blue Veins, Cramping, Swelling, Burning, Discoloration of Surrounding Skin, and Itching
Risk Factors – Pregnancy, Age, Family History, Standing For Long Periods, Sitting for Long periods, And Gender
Possible Complications: Bleeding, Blood Clots, And Ulcers
Treatments – Vein Stripping, Microphlebectomy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation (Non-Invasive), And Sclerotherapy
Reach out to our vein clinic to set up a detailed consultation with reputable vascular surgeon Dr. Farshad Malekmehr to learn more.
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Defining Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease also known as Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) or Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a disorder involving vessels outside the heart and brain. This impacts blood circulation leading to a wide array of symptoms.
The condition is commonly known for its effects on the veins and arteries causing them to narrow or get clogged. This effect is known as spasming, which can have a direct impact on how blood flows throughout the body.
Symptoms – Cramping, Fatigued Limbs, Discomfort, Changing Skin Color (Reddish-Blue or Pale), Reduced Hair Growth On Limbs, Development of Wounds or Ulcers, Itchiness, Burning, and Weak Pulse.
Risk Factors – Emotional Stress (Anxiety), Diabetes, Vibrating Machinery, Cold Temperatures, Smoking, Drugs, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, and High Cholesterol.
Possible Complications – Limb Amputation, Tissue Death, Infections, Impotence, Pain, Discomfort, Strokes, and Heart Attacks due to the restriction of blood flow.
Treatments – Increased Exercise, Angioplasty, Medications, and Vascular Surgery.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) refers to a set of medical disorders involving the compression of specific nerves and/or blood vessels. These are commonly located near the thoracic outlet (i.e neck area and upper chest).
Types – Venous TOS, Neurogenic TOS, Arterial TOS
Symptoms – Fatiguing Arms, Tingling, Weakness, Muscle Atrophy In The Arms, Pain, Cold Pale Hands, Swelling In The Hands And Arms, General Numbness, and Discomfort In The Fingers/Hands.
Risk Factors – Whiplash, Pregnancy, Poor Posture, Physical Trauma, Weight Gain, Bodybuilding, Birth Defects, Tumor in the Neck, And More.
Possible Complications – Progressive Nerve Damage
Treatments – Nerve Block Injections, Surgery, Physical Therapy, And Medication
Reasons To Choose Encino Vascular Institute as Your Vein Surgeon
The Encino Vascular Institute is committed to offering state-of-the-art medical assistance to its patients while transforming their lives for the better. We put in the time and passion to ensure cutting-edge solutions are used to help patients with their vascular conditions. These treatments are non-invasive, quick, and customized to meet the patient’s needs.