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Hawaii Vein Institute

Phone: (808) 949-8346 Fax: (808) 949-7060 View Additional Phone Numbers 1600 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 808, Honolulu, HI 96814 http://www.hawaiivein.com



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Description

This company offers VEIN TREATMENTS

We are proud to bring to Hawaii the state of the art, minimally invasive laser procedure to close the source of troublesome varicose veins.

VISUAL SCLEROTHERAPY
Visual Sclerotherapy treats smaller visible veins by injection of a harmless solution into the vein that eliminates them.

The Veinviewer was originally developed to help start IV's in small babies. The technology allows us to inject the problem veins not visible underneath the skin that may help supply even the smallest spider and varicose veins.

LASER VEIN TREATMENT
Lumenis' proprietary Nd:YAG technology provides multiple synchronized pulsing to selectively heat blood vessels of different sizes and depths. The wavelength of light and pulsing characteristics of the system allow the energy to be virtually invisible to the epidermal melanin, thus protecting the skin and allowing treatment of all skin types including tanned skin. Normally only a few pulses of the laser are required to achieve complete closure and sealing of the vessels. The combination of IPL and Nd:YAG therapy allows treatment of leg and facial veins as well as matting and small spider vessels that are often too small to inject. In addition laser/light therapy is fast, less painful; minimally invasive without needles; and typically does not require compression wrapping.

ULTRASOUND GUIDED SCLEROTHERAPY
Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy is the innovative technique of performing sclerotherapy on the small veins that connect the deeper and more superficial veins of the leg that lead to chronic spider and varicose veins. This therapy adds the extra level of treatment to ensure the best cosmetic result possible. Ultrasound Guided Sclerothrapy treats problematic veins that contribute to the formation of varicose and spider veins that EVLA cannot effectively eliminate.

ENDOVENOUS LASER THERAPY (EVLA)
This is the cornerstone of our treatments. This procedure closes the superficial vein that is the source of varicose and spider veins-the great saphenous vein. A special laser is inserted into the thigh under local anesthesia. The heat from the laser closes the vein in under an hour. You will return to activity the same day with minimal down time! This procedure permanently eliminates the source of varicose veins. Without this, most people will have recurrence of their varicose and spider veins even with other vein therapies because they did not treat the underlying cause. EVLA is far less painful than surgical vein stripping, works better, requires no hospitalization, and there is minimal associated down time. EVLA is covered under most insurance plans as well.

PHLEBECTOMY
Once varicose veins have formed on the surface, they remain permanently dilated and damaged with blood clots in them. Phlebectomy is the simple process of making micro incisions in the skin to remove them under local anesthesia. This eliminates that particular vein permanently and leaves no scarring. You can also return to activity the same day. Phlebectomy is also covered under most insurance plans.


BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Hawaii Vein Institute meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.


Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Hawaii Vein Institute include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB


Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

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0 Customer Reviews on Hawaii Vein Institute
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
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Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: March 07, 2011 Business started: 06/05/2007 Business started locally: 06/05/2007
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

State of Hawaii Department of Taxation
PO Box 1425, Honolulu HI 96806
http://pahoehoe.ehawaii.gov/tls/app
Phone Number: (808) 587-4242
The number is W11954167-01.

DCCA Consumer Resource Center
235 S. Beretania Street, 8th & 9th Floors, Honolulu HI 96813
Phone Number: 808-587-4272
The number is MD12396.

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Dr. Woodrow Chung, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Dr. Woodrow Chung, Owner
Business Category

Physicians - Specialists

Alternate Business Names
Vein & Skin Center of Hawaii
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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