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Ultrasound-guided sclerofoam is an endovenous chemical treatment for varicose veins which is performed under local anesthesia. While injecting foam loaded with a sclerosing agent into a troublesome vein, the phlebotomist performing the procedure is able to watch the needle on a monitor. This gives the dooctor a view of the damaged area and ensures that all of the varicose veins receive treatment.
Doctors prefer to use ultrasound-guided sclerofoam on patients with small- to medium-sized varicose veins, and it produces excellent results in more than 80 percent of those treated. The side effects are minimal but include some swelling and bruising that should disappear in a few days time.
Hospitalization isn't needed for ultrasound-guided sclerofoam, however it should be done by a medical physician. Though treatment with ultrasound-guided sclerofoam may cost half of the amount as a surgical procedure, it could be slightly more expensive than laser treatments. It doesn't, however, require time off from work, which does save money, and it isn't painful. The results of ultrasound-guided sclerofoam should last for years, though additional treatments may be necessary. Those considering a procedure to relieve the symptoms of varicose veins should search for a local provider. A simple phone call to a doctor in our directory will help to determine if you are a suitable candidate.
About Laser Vein Center
Laser Vein Center combines innovative medical technology with a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. We small spider veins to advanced vein disease and skin ulcers. Veins are more than a cosmetic issue--varicose veins are a real medical issue and can lead to larger problems if left untreated.
Your first office visit begins with us diagnosing and evaluating the health of your veins. Dr. Thomas Wright will guide you from diagnostics through treatment, and into follow-up. Each treatment plan we develop is personalized to your needs, and we use state-of-the-art methods, emphasizing minimal downtime and maximum healing. Dr. Wright regularly participates in ongoing education and training to stay current with the trends in venous care.
Dr. Wright also conducts research in the field, and has published numerous papers and studies on improving method efficacy and care.
You will be an honored guest in our office-- you will receive comfortable, personalized care. We seek to educate patients and their families on veins and vein disease to help them understand the importance of venous health.
We are the only ones in the area that accepts all of the regional insurance carriers, and this often makes us the most affordable service provider in the St. Louis area. Since we are an independent office, we have no extra facility fees or hospital costs.
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