Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins are painful, bulging, unsightly veins that require specialized treatment performed by a vein specialist. If you’re experiencing symptoms related to varicose veins, like swelling or aching, a complete vein screening will help determine the best treatment options for you. Early diagnosis and treatment can eliminate the signs and symptoms of varicose veins and decrease your likelihood for developing severe complications, like venous ulcers.

Leading Varicose Vein Treatments

Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT)

EVLT is a laser treatment that heats and destroys varicose veins. First, a small amount of local anesthetic is injected near the affected vein so a needle can be painlessly inserted into the targeted area(s) of the vein. The needle helps to thread a laser-tipped catheter through the vein to administer treatment. The laser heats the vein to shut the diseased area down. This procedure takes about 20-30 minutes per leg, depending on the severity of your condition.

Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure typically used to treat smaller varicose veins. During the procedure, a special sclerosing solution is injected directly into the varicose vein through a small needle. The solution irritates the vein lining, causing it to swell. When the vein is swollen, it sticks to itself and the blood inside the vein clots, which closes off the varicose vein. This procedure takes anywhere from 5-30 minutes, depending on the number and severity of the veins that need treatment.

There are many treatment options to consider when you want to eliminate painful, unsightly varicose veins. The treatments listed above are minimally invasive and have a relatively short recovery time. In many cases, you can get back to doing the things you enjoy right away.

If you suffer from painful, bulging varicose veins, get the help you need from the experienced vein care specialists at Total Vein Care. Our innovative, in-office treatments eliminate varicose veins quickly, so you can get back to enjoying your active lifestyle. Call 844-747-3702, or use our easy online form to schedule your comprehensive vein consultation.

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