Advanced Vein & Laser Center


Advanced Vein & Laser Center

Frequently asked questions


We understand the concerns you may have about the symptoms and treatment of venous conditions.

We’re here to help and assist you in any way possible with consultation and information on the best possible options that work best for you and your specific situation.

We have developed answers for the most frequently asked questions but will be happy to provide you with any additional information to alleviate any concerns you may have about our practice and procedures.

Advanced Vein & Laser Center of York and Lancaster FAQs

What vein disorders do you treat?

AVLC treats a wide variety of venous conditions and we can assure we’ll diagnose your condition and discuss the best comprehensive course of treatment to regain your health and wellness. Visit us today or call us at 717-268-4001 for a free consultation.

What are the symptoms of varicose veins?

  • Itching or irritated rash on the legs or near the ankles
  • Tenderness around the area of the varicose vein
  • Numbness in the legs
  • Swelling in the legs
  • Leg Heaviness
  • Aching Pain

Why should I treat varicose veins?

  • Itching or irritated rash on the legs or near the ankles
  • Ongoing irritation, swelling, and painful rashes on the legs
  • Sore or ulcers on the skin tissue around the varicose veins
  • Severe venous insufficiency that may slow the return of blood to the heart
  • Risk of clotting, phlebitis, and infection resulting in danger to the lungs and heart

Are the treatment options painful?

Many of our treatment options are minimally invasive, free of pain, and completed in our office.

What insurance plans do you accept?

We accept many different insurance plans, but will treat patients with ANY insurance plan. Please contact us today for a list of accepted insurance plans or more info.

Conditions we offer treatments for

Conditions we offer treatments for

AVLC Leg Pain Cramps and Swelling Treatments

Leg cramps, Pain & Swelling

Sometimes leg pain or cramps are a sign of a vascular problem that needs treatment. We treat the underlying cause of leg cramps at Advanced Vein & Laser Center

AVLC Spider Vein Treatments

Spider Vein Treatments

About 50-55% of women and 40-45% of men suffer from either spider veins or varicose veins. Our vascular surgeons treat all types of problem veins, including spider veins.

AVLC Varicose Vein Treatments

Varicose Vein Treatments

Varicose veins are one of the most common venous conditions in the legs, affecting as many as 40% of women and 25% of men. At AVLC, we treat all types of varicose veins.

AVLC Body Sculpting Treatments

body sculpting Treatments

When eating well and hitting the gym aren’t enough to eliminate stubborn bulges of fat that seem impossible to lose, it may be time to consider SculpSure®.

In addition to conditions above, we also provide treatments for leg ulcers, venous ulcers, blood clots, weight loss, and more.
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What our patients are saying

What our patients are saying

AVLC Advanced Vein and Laser Center of York and Lancaster

"I would like to thank Dr Winand and his staff for a job well done! My legs feel and look so much better!! I had some surgeries like this done by a different doctor in the area without the results I got here. I would recommend coming here for the best results! Thanks again for a job well done!!"


"Each time that I have visited Dr. Heird's office, it was always professional and very comfortable. The atmosphere is relaxing. He and his team do an excellent job. I would recommend them to anyone in need of their services. I was referred their by a family member. After I had work done there and mentioned it to a friend of mine, they too said he is one of the best."


"I had a wonderful experience with treatment of my varicose veins and achieved great results! They look and feel better and I am thrilled! Wish I hadn’t waited so long. Highly Recommend!"


"The entire process was smooth. From the scheduling to insurance handling to procedure and then followup. I felt genuinely heard and cared for."


"Great experience with Dr Heird and his staff. Staff courteous. Would highly recommend this practice."


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