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 […]
As we age, the veins in our hands become more visible due to fat loss on the back of the hands as well as from thinning skin. Certain medications may also cause veins to become more visible. For some people, hand veins are cosmetically displeasing. A hand phlebectomy is a minimally invasive procedure that can […]
If Dr Heeringa just told you that he recommends that you undergo an ambulatory phlebectomy, you may be wondering what on earth that even means. Although it sounds like some sort of open heart surgery, you can rest easy just knowing that it’s a procedure that’s used to help treat varicose veins. But that’s just […]