New Vein Treatment

Varicose vein treatments have evolved over the years. In the era of our parents and grandparents, you had the painful stripping surgeries whereby the varicose vein was literally pulled out of the leg. In the 90’s we saw the introduction of the Endovenous laser ablation procedure, which has rightfully taken its place as the gold standard in the treatment of Saphenous vein reflux within the legs, essentially replacing the old stripping procedures of the past. Now in 2020, we have an ultra-high-tech ultrasound-guided foam injection procedure called Varithena. This procedure exemplifies the non-surgical part of varicose vein disease treatments. 

What is Varithena?

Varithena has been on the market for several years but has never been a procedure that health insurance plans were willing to cover until now. Insurance coverage by the majority of health insurance plans is excellent news because the Varithena procedure will very quickly become a game-changer in the world of varicose vein treatments. Varithena is highly effective in treating large, bulging varicose veins. The process involves the injection of a foam sclerosant into a varicose vein using ultrasound guidance. The proprietary foam is comprised of micro-bubbles that helps to maximize the effectiveness of the treatment, all without the need to remove the vein by way of a modified stripping procedure called a stab phlebectomy. A procedure that is still routinely performed by many vein physicians that are not well versed in more advanced non-surgical vein treatment options now available. As a result, the treatment is not only highly effective; it is also non-surgical and requires little to no downtime. The person is free to return to work immediately if they desire.

If you are experiencing symptoms such as:

Give our staff at STL Vein & Cosmetics a call at 314.842.1441 today to set up your free consultation. Learn more about your varicose vein disease and what we can do to help you.

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