The Vein and Wound Center offers comprehensive cosmetic and medical treatment of spider veins and varicose veins. We also offer laser hair removal services that reduce and remove hair on various parts of the body.
In addition to our Vein services, the center offers medical treatment of chronic non-healing wounds. Chronic wounds are those which have not shown significant improvement within four weeks or complete healing within eight weeks.
Staffed by physicians specializing in vascular surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and podiatry, the Vein and Wound Center brings several specialties together to provide coordinated comprehensive vein therapy care. In addition, nurses trained in sclerotherapy and trained in laser technology work together with our team of physicians to help remove unsightly veins and may restore your skin’s natural and healthy appearance.
What are Spider and Varicose Veins?
Spider veins are thread-like superficial veins that appear red or blue and are most commonly seen on the legs and can also appear on the face. Varicose veins are larger dilated blood vessels that may be raised above the skin’s surface and form when the walls and valves of the veins weaken. Although these blemishes are generally harmless, varicose veins may cause pain and tiredness in the legs and ankles, swelling and ulcers.
Click here to view Cosmetic Treatments for Unwanted Veins offered by the Vein and Wound Center.
In addition to vein therapy, we offer Laser Hair Removal. The Vein and Wound Center’s 1064nm laser is designed to reduce hair growth permanently. The laser can also treat many skin types, including tanned and darker skin. Click here to find out more information about our Laser Hair Removal Services.
If you've been living with an open wound, chances are you may feel as though it will never heal. The Wound Treatment Center at Frye Regional Medical Center is here and may offer hope.
The Center is a multi-disciplinary, outpatient facility which brings several specialties together to provide coordinated care to patients with chronic non-healing wounds. Chronic wounds are those which have not shown significant improvement within four weeks or complete healing within eight weeks. Recognizing that every patient has special needs, each patient treatment plan is managed by a wound treatment center physician and a registered nurse case manager who is trained in wound management.
Who is a candidate?
We provide treatment for individuals with chronic or non-healing wounds of many different types that may be associated with:
- Peripheral Vascular Disease or Ischemia
- Collagen Vascular Disease
- Other origin
Patients may be referred through their physician or contact the Center directly.
We are committed to providing cost effective, high quality patient care by recognizing our customer's needs and providing chronic wound management services and education to meet those needs.
Frye’s Vein and Wound Center is located in the lower level of the Medical Specialties Building, Suite 002, across the street from the hospital’s main campus at the corner of North Center Street and 5th Ave NW in Hickory.
For More Information
To schedule an appointment, call (828) 315-5840 or toll free (866) 33-WOUND.