What is vein Sclerotherapy?

  • Injection of medication inside the vein to damage the inner vein wall

  • Medication may be injected in liquid form or may combined  with CO2, O2, or air to create a foam

 

Does it work?

  • Several treatments (2 to 4) are usually needed

What is the medication used?

  • There are several types of sclerosing medications used

  • Each medication has its strengths and weaknesses

  • Treatment and medication recommendations are personalized for each patient

What are potential complications?

  • Temporary bruising

  • Temporary or permanent vein color changes

  • Inflammation of vein after closure (thrombophlebitis)

  • Allergic reaction to the medication

  • Medication effects on deeper veins

  • Movement of air to or beyond the lungs (foam sclerotherapy)

 

What is the recovery period?

  • Same day recovery

  • Daily compression therapy is recommended during the recovery period

Liquid Sclerotherapy
Foam
 Sclerotherapy
 Foam
Injection
 Liquid
Injection

VARICOSE VEIN MANAGEMENT

VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT (COSMETIC, MEDICAL)

VARICOSE VEIN ABLATION

(LASER, RADIOFREQUENCY)