How VenaSeal works
Watch our video to see more about Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) and how VenaSeal works.
The VenaSeal™ closure system reduces discomfort and recovery time. Only one needle stick of numbing medicine is required during the procedure, and no compression stockings are required afterward.*
*Some patients may benefit from the use of compression stockings post-procedure.
FASTER RECOVERY – PATIENT COMFORT
The VenaSeal™ closure system is designed to allow rapid return to normal activities.
The VenaSeal™ closure system is designed to reduce recovery time. Many patients return to normal activity immediately after the procedure. Your doctor can help you determine when you can return to normal activity.
- Discuss all treatment and alternative options.
- Conduct an overall health and physical examination of the legs.
- You will have an ultrasound imaging exam of the leg that is to be treated. This exam is important for assessing the diseased superficial vein and planning the procedure.
- Administering local anaesthesia to the treatment site.
- A very fine catheter is guided into the vein via ultrasound
- VenaSeal solution is injected into the vein
- The agent seals of the leaking veins
- The catheter is removed and a bandage placed over the puncture site.
You will be taken to the recovery area to rest.
In order to promote vascular health and to preserve the positive effects of the VenaSeal, it is recommended that patients maintain a healthy weight and make exercise part of their daily routine.
In general, spider veins respond in three to six weeks, and larger veins respond in three to four months. If the veins respond to the treatment they will not reappear.