Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute offers minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins in one convenient location - the Forest Park Medical Building, located on East Campus, 1000 Fourth Street SW, Mason City.
Visitors and patients of Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute – Vein Center also can take advantage of the free parking valet service on Mercy’s East Campus.
Mercy Medical Staff have been treating venous reflux disease for more than 10 years and is now consolidated with the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute to provide a more comprehensive approach in the diagnosis, treatment and management of vein disease.
About Varicose Veins
Symptoms caused by varicose veins include:
These symptoms can worsen as the day progresses.
Chronic venous disease of the legs is one of the most common conditions affecting people. Approximately half of the nation’s population has venous disease - 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men.
Risk factors include:
As interventional radiologists, Ryan Holthaus, M.D. and Bryan Navaretti, M.D., and Vascular Medicine Director Ali Mardan, M.D., are trained in performing minimally invasive treatments - Ambulatory Phlebectomy and Saphenous Vein Ablation - using ulta sound imaging guidance. The procedures are very safe, effective and require almost no down time. All of our Vein Center physicians are board-certified.
Benefits of vein ablation treatment include:
Many insurance carriers cover the vein ablation treatment, based on medical necessity for symptom relief. Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute will help verify insurance coverage for potential patients.
Contact the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute – Vein Center at 641-428-8001 to find out more information.