Varicose Veins - Other Treatment
There are several nonsurgical, minimally invasive
vein treatments for treating
Sclerotherapy is a nonsurgical
procedure in which a chemical is injected into the vein, causing the vein to
Minimally invasive procedures
What to think about
People who have laser or
radiofrequency treatment generally feel less pain and heal faster than people
who have ligation and stripping.
Some people may
want to have vein treatment to improve how their legs look, even though their
varicose veins are not causing other problems. Vein treatments may be
appropriate in some cases as long as you don't have other health problems that
make the treatment risky.
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Keep in mind that vein treatments done only for cosmetic
reasons are not likely to be covered by insurance.
varicose veins may require further treatment, especially if you have developed
severe varicose veins or
chronic venous insufficiency.