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Does Sclerotherapy hurt?

Written by: Erin D., Certified Medical Assistant There are several procedures which can be used to treat varicose veins. One of which is called Sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy may be recommended if you have small varicose veins or so-called spider veins. These veins can be unsightly as well as painful. I am a previous patient, current employee […]


How long will my procedure take?

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 […]


Sclerotherapy Now for Summer Legs

If you suffer from varicose veins or spider veins in your legs and avoid wearing shorts or a bathing suit during warmer weather because of the way your legs look, Northern Michigan Vein Specialists in Cadillac and Traverse City, MI can help. Using a minimally invasive procedure called sclerotherapy, you can regain the confidence to […]


vein treatment | supplements | Traverse City, MI

Improving Vein Health with Supplements

Some vein conditions are just cosmetic and can easily be treated with sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, or other procedures. health. But many people suffer from venous disease, from venous ulcers to edema to varicose veins. Vein health is important, and there are certain supplements that can help you improve vein health. Vitamin E Vitamin E is an […]


Sclerotherapy | Traverse City, MI

How to Prepare for Sclerotherapy

With summer just around the corner you may have visions of your legs in a bikini and short shorts covered in veins and want to gasp. Rather than dreading going to the beach because you’re embarrassed about your varicose veins, come into our office to get a treatment like sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy is a treatment that […]




Vein Treatment: Sclerotherapy

If you suffer from spider veins you know just how not only self conscious they can make you but feel but how uncomfortable they can be as well. Luckily, Dr. Heeringa at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists specializes in different treatment options that can help you to not only start to feel more comfortable but to […]


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