Chemical Vein Ablation Schaumburg IL
Chemical Vein Ablation uses a prescription medicine (polidocanol injectable foam) used to treat varicose veins caused by problems with the great saphenous vein (GSV) and other related veins. The medication is injected either directly into the vein or through a catheter. Treatment takes about an hour and patients can usually return to normal activities on the same day. Compression stockings will need to be worn for 2 weeks and heavy exercise should be avoided for the first week after treatment.