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Norman M. Bein, MD, FACS, RVT, is a surgeon and the medical director of Vein Specialties in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Vein Specialties offers the safest and most advanced vein procedures available for the treatment of varicose veins and spider veins. Dr. Bein is a Board Certified Surgeon and has had an extensive career performing vascular, thoracic and general surgery; he is a registered as a vascular technician. He has been practicing for more than 35 years and has dedicated his medical career to the treatment of vein disease. His specialties are in the cosmetic and medical treatment of spider veins and varicose veins on the face, hands, chest and legs.

Dr. Bein has seen many patients who come in feeling depressed and exhausted by their vein problems; it is life altering when they are able to leave relieved of swelling, painful and unsightly veins. Dr. Bein and his skilled staff provide appropriate evaluation and treatment. The staff at Vein Specialties is caring, experienced and competent. Most of the patients only have to make a few visits to the clinic. The team at Vein Specialties understands that patients have busy lives and their time is valuable. Evaluation for venous disease is thorough and includes a comprehensive ultrasound examination, which provides the information needed to provide patients with the material and tools needed to make informed decisions about treatment and care. The diagnostic ultrasound utilizes the state-of-the-art and the latest laser technology and equipment.

Chronic venous disease and venous insufficiency, including spider veins and varicose veins, is an ongoing problem caused by heredity. Most vein procedures are covered by insurance because they considered to be medically necessary to the patient’s health. Dr. Bein tailors each treatment for each individual patient’s symptoms. He uses minimally invasive procedures and local anesthesia. His patients experience lasting, long-term results with little to no downtime and most patients are able to return to full activity within a day or two of their treatment. The most important concern at Vein Specialties is the patient’s safety, comfort and convenience.

Dr. Bein saves his patients time and money by using minimally invasive treatments that provide maximum results. For example, he prefers to use microphlebectomy on larger varicose veins instead of multiple treatments of sclerotherapy (sometimes sclerotherapy can take as many as 12 treatments to work effectively). Additionally, he offers supportive therapies to assist patients in slowing down their problems and keeping them healthy. For example, Vein Specialties offers education on smoking cessation and weight loss, pigmentation reduction treatments and cosmetic spider vein treatments. These are known to help patients with their self-esteem and recovery process. Vein Specialties also offers sclerotherapy and topical laser, sunspot treatment, Botox/Dysport and Dermal fillers and rejuvenation treatments and products.

Dr. Bein is a Fellow of The American College of Surgery and is certified by The American Board of Surgery. He trains other doctors in his field on vein procedures around the country and outside of the country. He is passionate about helping his patients make educated decisions about their healthcare. Call Vein Specialties to schedule an appointment.

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