Venous Leg Ulcer Treatment
Dr. Gallagher offers treatment options for venous leg ulcers for patients in the New Rochelle, Mineola, Long Island and surrounding areas of New York.
When your varicose veins are left untreated, they can worsen and lead to venous leg ulcers. Most of our ulcer patients notice them near the inside of the ankle or anywhere below the knee. You may not have even realized you had varicose veins when a venous leg ulcer occurs.
If you have a painful wound on a swollen leg that has the following characteristics, you may be dealing with a venous leg ulcer:
It is very important to have your leg ulcer checked out and treated right away. If you feel you may have a venous leg ulcer, call to schedule an appointment with us in the New Rochelle, Long Island and Mineola area.
What are my Treatment Options for Venous Leg Ulcers in New York?
To treat venous leg ulcers, proper circulation must be restored in your legs. We offer the following options for ulcer treatment in the Mineola, New Rochelle and Long Island areas:
- Endovenous Laser Ablation
- Terminal Interruption of Reflux Source (TIRS)
- Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
UG Sclerotherapy uses a chemical sclerosant to shut down abnormal veins.
In some more severe cases, a skin graft may be needed to replace any damaged tissue.