VenaSeal Medical Adhesive "Medical Superglue"

By: The Vein Institute  20-Apr-2015
Keywords: Varicose Veins, Vein Clinic, Vein Treatment

Veanaseal™ or 'superglue' treatment by Sapheon is the latest non-surgical treatment that uses a medical adhesive to safely and effectively treat varicose veins. Unlike other treatments, Veanaseal™ does not require tumescent local anaesthetic around the vein, so there is usually only one local anaesthetic injection. The Veanaseal™ procedure also eliminates the use of heat (or thermal energy) so there is virtually no risk of nerve or skin injury or any major reaction to the anesthetic. As the medical 'superglue' sets within a few minutes, there is not the prolonged healing process associated with ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy and medical stockings are not required afterwards. There are no necessary steps or precautions to take before or after the procedure and no restrictions on travel. In some instances additional treatment will be required with ultrasound guided sclerotherapy.

Keywords: Varicose Veins, Vein Clinic, Vein Treatment, Venaseal

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