Educational VIDEOS

A library of conditions treated, like vascular disease and venous insufficiency, and procedures performed at Milford vascular institute.

Milford Vascular Institute cares about patient education. Watch our videos to learn more about vascular disease, varicose veins, & other conditions we treat.

8 MYTHS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS | Dr. David Esposito - Cardiac, Thoracic, & Vascular Surgeon
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8 MYTHS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS | Dr. David Esposito - Cardiac, Thoracic, & Vascular Surgeon

MVI TV is a patient education resource. Contact Milford Vascular Institute to schedule a vascular screening today! Call: (203)882-VEIN (8346) or Text: (203)463-2608! www.milfordvascular.com ___________________________________________________________ DAVID J. ESPOSITO, M.D., FCCP, FACS: Dr. David Esposito, M.D., FACS, FCCP, is a native of Milford. Dr. Esposito graduated from Foran High School and then from Yale University with a degree in Chemistry. He received his medical training at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina in 1994, and completed a general surgery residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Esposito completed fellowships in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Yale University School of Management in 2007. He is one of only approximately 130 surgeons in the United States to be Board Certified in 3 specialties: General surgery, Vascular surgery, and Cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Esposito is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well as a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery. He enjoys hospital privileges at the nearby Milford Hospital, where he is the Chairmen of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. ​ In his free time, Dr. Esposito is active in the community as a member of the Milford Columbus Committee, the Milford Rotary Club, and the United Way of Milford. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Milford Bank. He has a lifelong love of sports, and was captain of the Yale Varsity baseball team in 1990. He is the Head Wrestling coach at his alma mater, Foran High School, and led them to State Championships in 2016 and 2018. He lives in Milford with his wife Suzanne. Between them they have seven children and one grandchild! ___________________________________________________________ LET'S BE SOCIAL: - Facebook: @milfordvascular https://www.facebook.com/milfordvascular/ - Instagram: @milfordvascularinstiutte https://www.instagram.com/milfordvascularinstitute/?hl=en - Twitter: @gotveins_mvi https://twitter.com/gotveins_mvi - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/19078954/admin/ - Snapchat: @milfordvascular
WHAT ARE VARICOSE VEINS? | Dr. David Esposito - Cardiac, Vascular, & Thoracic Surgeon
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WHAT ARE VARICOSE VEINS? | Dr. David Esposito - Cardiac, Vascular, & Thoracic Surgeon

MVI TV is a patient education resource. Contact Milford Vascular Institute to schedule a vascular screening today! Call: (203)882-VEIN (8346) or Text: (203)463-2608! www.milfordvascular.com ___________________________________________________________ DAVID J. ESPOSITO, M.D., FCCP, FACS: Dr. David Esposito, M.D., FACS, FCCP, is a native of Milford. Dr. Esposito graduated from Foran High School and then from Yale University with a degree in Chemistry. He received his medical training at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina in 1994, and completed a general surgery residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Esposito completed fellowships in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Yale University School of Management in 2007. He is one of only approximately 130 surgeons in the United States to be Board Certified in 3 specialties: General surgery, Vascular surgery, and Cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Esposito is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well as a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery. He enjoys hospital privileges at the nearby Milford Hospital, where he is the Chairmen of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. ​ In his free time, Dr. Esposito is active in the community as a member of the Milford Columbus Committee, the Milford Rotary Club, and the United Way of Milford. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Milford Bank. He has a lifelong love of sports, and was captain of the Yale Varsity baseball team in 1990. He is the Head Wrestling coach at his alma mater, Foran High School, and led them to State Championships in 2016 and 2018. He lives in Milford with his wife Suzanne. Between them they have seven children and one grandchild! ___________________________________________________________ LET'S BE SOCIAL: - Facebook: @milfordvascular https://www.facebook.com/milfordvascular/ - Instagram: @milfordvascularinstiutte https://www.instagram.com/milfordvascularinstitute/?hl=en - Twitter: @gotveins_mvi https://twitter.com/gotveins_mvi - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/19078954/admin/ - Snapchat: @milfordvascular
FOAM & VISUAL SCLEROTHERAPY | VARICOSE VEIN PROCEDURE | Karin Augur, PA-C - MVI TV
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FOAM & VISUAL SCLEROTHERAPY | VARICOSE VEIN PROCEDURE | Karin Augur, PA-C - MVI TV

MVI TV is a patient education resource. Contact Milford Vascular Institute to schedule your vascular screening today! Call: (203)882-VEIN (8346) or Text: (203)463-2608! www.milfordvascular.com ___________________________________________________________ PROCEDURES PERFORMED: - FOAM Sclerotherapy : A week after a venous ablation procedure, an ultrasound is done to assess the results of the procedure and to see if any smaller veins are present that can lead to recurrence of the insufficiency. If left untreated, these veins can enlarge over time and lead to a recurrence of the symptoms. Therefore, we recommend that these veins be treated immediately to ensure a long-lasting result. The treatment for these veins is called foam sclerotherapy. The veins are identified with ultrasound and a tiny needle is inserted into the vein. Medication is injected into the vein. The medication causes the veins to shrivel up and be absorbed by the body. This procedure is quick and relatively painless. Multiple sessions may be required if multiple veins are discovered on ultrasound. - Visual Sclerotherapy: The final step in the varicose vein treatment process is to address the telangiectasia, also known as spider veins, visualized on the skin. Each individual vein is punctured with a tiny needle and medication is injected into the veins causing them to disappear as they result. Multiple sessions may be required. ___________________________________________________________ PROVIDERS: - KARIN AUGUR, PA-C: Karin Augur is the physician assistant practicing at Milford Vascular Institute in Milford, Connecticut. She is board-certified with twenty-five years of clinical experience including cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology, and vascular surgery. She has devoted her career to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease. Karin graduated from Columbia University in New York City where she majored in Biology. She returned back to her home state of Connecticut and completed her Physician Assistant training from the Yale School of Medicine in 1995, ranking first in her class. Karin is involved with many professional organizations, both locally and nationally. She is one of the founding members of the PA/APRN section of the American College of Phlebology. She has lectured at national conferences, including The American College of Phlebology Annual Congress and has served as Program Chair as well as participating on an Expert Sclerotherapy Panel. Karin is a lifelong resident of Connecticut and is very active in the medical community educating her peers about the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. She lives with her husband and two boys and enjoys spending her free time watching her sons participate in their sporting events. ___________________________________________________________ LET'S BE SOCIAL: - Facebook: @milfordvascular https://www.facebook.com/milfordvascular/ - Instagram: @milfordvascularinstiutte https://www.instagram.com/milfordvascularinstitute/?hl=en - Twitter: @gotveins_mvi https://twitter.com/gotveins_mvi - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/19078954/admin/ - Snapchat: @milfordvascular
VENASEAL CLOSURE SYSTEM | VARICOSE VEIN PROCEDURE | Paul Davis, M.D. - MVI TV
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VENASEAL CLOSURE SYSTEM | VARICOSE VEIN PROCEDURE | Paul Davis, M.D. - MVI TV

MVI TV is a patient education resource. Contact Milford Vascular Institute to schedule your vascular screening today! Call: (203)882-VEIN (8346) or Text: (203)463-2608! www.milfordvascular.com ___________________________________________________________ PROCEDURES PERFORMED: - Radiofrequency Ablation: a minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins which uses a radio frequency emitting catheter close off these abnormal veins from inside the vein. ___________________________________________________________ SURGEON: - PAUL S. DAVIS, M.D., FASA: Paul Davis, M.D., FASA is a leading Interventional Radiologist in the Connecticut area. Dr. Davis graduated Phi Beta Kappa, one of America's most prestigious honors societies, from the University of Colorado where he received his Bachelors of Arts degree. He then went on to complete his medical training at SUNY Medical University in Syracuse, New York in 1984. He completed his general surgery residency at The George Washington University Medical Center in 1985. Dr. Davis then completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he served as Chief Resident from 1987-1988.  Dr. Davis completed a fellowship at Yale University in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He is a fellow of the American Board of Angiology. In 2006, Dr. Davis joined with Dr. Esposito in founding the Milford Vascular Institute, dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care to all patients. He also serves on many medical committees and is a member of our medical executive board. His dedication to high-quality patient care is second to none and he works to provide customized care to meet each individual’s needs. Dr. Davis lives locally in Milford with his wife and King Charles Cavalier, Reese.  ___________________________________________________________ LET'S BE SOCIAL: - Facebook: @milfordvascular https://www.facebook.com/milfordvascular/ - Instagram: @milfordvascularinstiutte https://www.instagram.com/milfordvascularinstitute/?hl=en - Twitter: @gotveins_mvi https://twitter.com/gotveins_mvi - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/19078954/admin/ - Snapchat: @milfordvascular
RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION | VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT | Karin Augur, PA-C - MVI TV
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RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION | VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT | Karin Augur, PA-C - MVI TV

MVI TV is a patient education resource. Contact Milford Vascular Institute to schedule your vascular screening today! Call: (203)882-VEIN (8346) or Text: (203)463-2608! www.milfordvascular.com ___________________________________________________________ PROCEDURES PERFORMED: - Radiofrequency Ablation: a minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins which uses a radio frequency emitting catheter close off these abnormal veins from inside the vein. ___________________________________________________________ PROVIDERS: - KARIN AUGUR, PA-C: Karin Augur is the physician assistant practicing at Milford Vascular Institute in Milford, Connecticut. She is board-certified with twenty-five years of clinical experience including cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology, and vascular surgery. She has devoted her career to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease. Karin graduated from Columbia University in New York City where she majored in Biology. She returned back to her home state of Connecticut and completed her Physician Assistant training from the Yale School of Medicine in 1995, ranking first in her class. Karin is involved with many professional organizations, both locally and nationally. She is one of the founding members of the PA/APRN section of the American College of Phlebology. She has lectured at national conferences, including The American College of Phlebology Annual Congress and has served as Program Chair as well as participating on an Expert Sclerotherapy Panel. Karin is a lifelong resident of Connecticut and is very active in the medical community educating her peers about the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. She lives with her husband and two boys and enjoys spending her free time watching her sons participate in their sporting events. ___________________________________________________________ LET'S BE SOCIAL: - Facebook: @milfordvascular https://www.facebook.com/milfordvascular/ - Instagram: @milfordvascularinstiutte https://www.instagram.com/milfordvascularinstitute/?hl=en - Twitter: @gotveins_mvi https://twitter.com/gotveins_mvi - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/19078954/admin/ - Snapchat: @milfordvascular
SPIDER VEIN MAGIC | KARIN AUGUR PA-C | Sclerotherapy - MVI TV
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SPIDER VEIN MAGIC | KARIN AUGUR PA-C | Sclerotherapy - MVI TV

MVI TV is a patient education resource. Contact Milford Vascular Institute to schedule your vascular screening today! Call: (203)882-VEIN (8346) or Text: (203)463-2608! www.milfordvascular.com ___________________________________________________________ PROCEDURE PERFORMED: -Sclerotherapy: The final step of the process of treating varicose veins is to address the spider veins visualized on the skin.  This procedure is called visual sclerotherapy. During this procedure each individual vein is punctured with a tiny needle and medication is injected into the veins causing them to disappear.  Initially there may be some redness as the veins naturally become inflamed in the process of resolving. Multiple sessions may be required. ___________________________________________________________ KARIN AUGUR, PA-C: Karin Augur is the physician assistant practicing at Milford Vascular Institute in Milford, Connecticut. She is board-certified with twenty-five years of clinical experience including cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology, and vascular surgery. She has devoted her career to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease. Karin graduated from Columbia University in New York City where she majored in Biology. She returned back to her home state of Connecticut and completed her Physician Assistant training from the Yale School of Medicine in 1995, ranking first in her class. Karin is involved with many professional organizations, both locally and nationally. She is one of the founding members of the PA/APRN section of the American College of Phlebology. She has lectured at national conferences, including The American College of Phlebology Annual Congress and has served as Program Chair as well as participating on an Expert Sclerotherapy Panel. Karin is a lifelong resident of Connecticut and is very active in the medical community educating her peers about the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. She lives with her husband and two boys and enjoys spending her free time watching her sons participate in their sporting events. ___________________________________________________________ LET'S BE SOCIAL: - Facebook: @milfordvascular https://www.facebook.com/milfordvascular/ - Instagram: @milfordvascularinstiutte https://www.instagram.com/milfordvascularinstitute/?hl=en - Twitter: @gotveins_mvi https://twitter.com/gotveins_mvi - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/19078954/admin/ - Snapchat: @milfordvascular