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Varithena improves vein apperance and 5 key varicose vein symptoms:

  • Heaviness

  • Achiness

  • Swelling

  • Throbbing

  • Ithcing

How does Varithena work?

  • The doctor administer a small amount of Varithena through a catheter or by direct injection into the malfunctioning vein.

  • The foam fills and treats the desired section of the vein.

  • The diseased vein collapses and the foam is deactivated.

How is blood flow affected?

When the malfunctioning vein collapses, blood flow shifts to healthier veins nearby.

How long does treatment take?

Ut usually takes the doctor less than an hour to administer Varithena.

How soon can I get back to my normal activities?

Patients may resume some activiities the same day as treatment. HEavy exercise should be avoided for one week. Post-treatment bandages need to be kept dry and in place for 48 hours, and compression stocking must be worn on treated leg for 2 weeks.


For a month, patients should walk at least 10 minutes a day and avoid long periods of inactivity.

How many treatments might I need?

Some patients only need a single treatment. Additional treatment may be needed, depending on the number and size of veins to be treated.

Will my insurance cover treatment?

Insurance carriers may cover varicose vein treatment. Coverage may depend on the severity of the varicose vein and symptoms. Your doctor's office may be able to help you understand your coverage.

Want to lear more about Varithena?

To learn more about how Varithena can help please read this brochure.

Millions of women and men are affected by varicose and spider veins, which can be ugly and frequently unpleasant medical disorders. When blood artery walls deteriorate and lead to irregular blood flow, varicose veins form. However, any disease or activity that exerts pressure on the veins, such as weight growth, sitting or standing for extended periods, or pregnancy, might contribute to their development. Varicose and spider veins are primarily caused by genetics. The Greater Saphenous vein is being treated with Varithena Treatment for Veins. Most varicose veins form when this major superficial vein of the leg becomes inefficient. EvLT is a powerful substitute for greater saphenous vein stripping, a common surgical procedure.

How is the Varithena Treatment for Veins?

A local anesthetic will be given to the length of the vein on the day of your laser vein treatment to make the procedure almost painless. A thin laser fiber will be inserted through a very small entry point, typically close to the knee, with ultrasound equipment. After being inserted, a specific laser beam will be given into the saphenous vein wall to seal the vein off and allow blood to flow in a different direction.

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