Varithena® in Bellevue, OH
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Located in Bellevue and serving Sandusky, Fremont, and Norwalk, Ohio, the board-certified radiologists at Vein & Body Specialists offer Varithena for treating varicose veins. Dr. West and John Edwards and their highly skilled team are known for providing caring, courteous, and expert service.
What Is Varithena?
Varithena is an FDA-approved polidocanol injectable foam used for treating varicose veins. Varithena, also known as microfoam chemical ablation, is injected into the problematic areas of your varicose veins. The microfoam fills and collapses the veins, allowing blood flow to shift to healthier veins.
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What Types of Veins Can Be Treated with Varithena?
Varithena can treat a wide range of varicose veins, including:
- Veins above the knee
- Veins below the knee
- Veins that have been previously treated with other methods
- Tortuous (twisted) veins
- Veins of both large and small diameters
What Are the Benefits of Varithena?
Since Varithena is a nonthermal (does not require heat) treatment for varicose veins, it comes with some advantages over other treatments:
- Nonsurgical (no incisions)
- Nonthermal (no heating)
- Minimally invasive and nearly painless
- Procedure can be completed in less than an hour
- Can treat veins of varying sizes
- Can treat veins above and below the knee
- Fast results
- No sedation is required
- Minimal downtime
Vein & Body Specialists Reviews
Very nice place to be treated for varicose veins and other personal enhancement issues. Everyone is very nice and helpful. I have just started going here, but it seems like I will be happy I picked Vein and Body!
I had the Opus Laser treatment done, around my eyes, by Jasmine. I personally didnt have ANY pain. I don't have any redness and my eyes feel cool and "energized!!" I go back in 3 weeks. Staff is super friendly and down to earth. 10/10 recommend!
I love vein and body! The staff is so friendly and the place is always so clean. Thanks for helping me, Chad!!
The staff was very nice and friendly always interested in how things in my life was going.
My daughter and I had facials with Jasmine. Loved it and the staff is wonderful and so engaging :-) Of course, facial was amazing!
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What Can I Expect from Varithena Treatment?
The doctor will insert a small needle or catheter tube into the area to be treated. The Varithena microfoam will fill and collapse the targeted veins under ultrasonic guidance. When the veins collapse, blood flow will move to healthier veins nearby. The entire procedure usually takes under an hour, and patients can typically return to light activity the same day. Many of our patients require only one treatment to achieve desired results. Like sclerotherapy, veins will begin to disappear in a few days and fade away entirely within eight weeks, with some patients seeing full results in as soon as one week.
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At Vein & Body Specialists, we encourage patients in Bellevue, Sandusky, Fremont, Norwalk, and other surrounding communities in Ohio to contact us with any questions regarding Varithena treatment for varicose veins. Our board-certified radiologists are here to help you achieve the best results possible. Contact us today for a consultation!