Center for Vein Restoration - Opelika, AL
Varicose Vein Center of Excellence
Pain, aching, and itching are just a few of the symptoms that will be familiar to varicose vein patients. Additionally, individuals with this condition may experience a dramatic drop in self-esteem because of the way their legs look in shorts and dresses. If varicose veins are having a negative effect on your life, don’t hesitate to contact the team at the Center for Vein Restoration for options to alleviate this condition on an outpatient basis.
Get to Know Dr. Michael L. Aikens, MD
A graduate of Boston University Medical School, Dr. Aikens completed an internship and residency at the Boston University Medical Center. His service at that institution earned him the J. Claude Bennett Award for Excellence in Research.
After moving to Alabama in 1995, Dr. Aikens began practicing privately in 2002 at East Alabama Cardiovascular & Associates as a managing partner. He joined the Center for Vein Restoration in 2018.
Dr. Aikens’s goal is to improve his patients’ lives by treating the symptoms of chronic venous disease, including leg pain, swelling, skin ulceration, and varicose and spider veins. His interest in phlebology began while he was a cardiology fellow at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
His professional affiliations include East Alabama Medical Center, Dadeville Community Hospital, Medical Association of Alabama, and the Association of Black Cardiologists.
Wide Array of Vein Treatments
At the Center for Vein Restoration, Dr. Aikens and her team specialize in treating vein issues with minimally invasive procedures. Along with an injection-based treatment called sclerotherapy, the CVR provides endovenous thermal ablation, which utilizes a laser to close off varicose veins to let them heal. Other vein treatments provided by the Opelika team include:
What Dr. Aikens patients have to say
Patients are often nervous about upcoming medical treatments. However, CVR patients speak highly of the care and attention they received from Dr. Aikens and the team. Along with praising the doctor for his professionalism, patients noted that the nurses and staff members
“Dr. Aiken’s and his staff are the BEST!!! Don’t go anywhere else”
“I am very happy that I no longer have leg pain due to defective veins. My legs also look much better than before. I couldn't be happier!”
“It was awesome they all took good care of me.”
“They were very professional and very polite. Office very clean and sanitized”
“My visit was great and so was the physician.”
Find Help for Varicose Vein Pain
The Center for Vein Restoration in Opelika is located 107 N. 24th Street between First and Second Avenues. Our central location near the East Alabama Medical Center on Pepperell Parkway and local landmarks like Mrs. Story’s Dairy and Auburn University Regional Airport makes our office accessible for patients throughout the city. If you’re tired of living with painful swollen veins, call today or schedule a consultation online. You don’t have to let varicose veins ruin your day.