While many patients avoid seeing a vein specialist until it becomes a cosmetic issue for them, the truth is, your veins are a critical part of your health. Prioritizing your vein health is prioritizing your overall health. Here are five signs you should make an appointment to see Dr. Heeringa. 1. Weakness in Your Legs […]
There are several procedures that can be used to treat varicose veins. One is called an Ambulatory Phlebectomy. A phlebectomy is one procedure that may be recommended if you have large, ropy, and bulging veins. These veins can be unsightly as well as painful.
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Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy & Varithena The procedure may take anywhere between 20 minutes to 30 minutes. Dr. Heeringa uses a medical injectable irritant that causes inflammation of the vein followed by fibrosis (natural healing scar) thus obliterating the vein wall. After the procedure, the medical assistant will apply Dermaka cream, followed by the placement of […]