Foam Sclerotherapy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (PA)

Foam Sclerotherapy is a safe and effective method for treating troublesome varicose veins through injecting a detergent-like agent which has been suspended in foam into the vein. This method is so effective because the foam fills the entire cavity of the vein. This treatment is performed on an outpatient basis by either a physician or a cosmetic technician who has been trained in the procedure.

Though it is less expensive than other more invasive treatments, costs for foam sclerotherapy still range from $200 to $500 in most areas. One treatment often resolves the issue, but sometimes as many as six treatments are needed. These can be scheduled about every two months until the desired results are achieved.

Foam sclerotherapy has few side effects, but compression hose should be worn for a while, and it sometimes takes up to six weeks for the veins to disappear completely. The injection site may be slightly sore and some bruising may occur, but the veins will no longer cause pain. Once they are gone, they will not return.

Calling a local provider of foam sclerotherapy to get all of the facts about this new treatment for varicose veins takes only a few minutes, and could be a relieving solution to venous problems.


About Vein Center of Central Pennsylvania


Vein Center of Central Pennsylvania


At the Vein Center of Central Pennsylvania we really value you, the individual.  
Creating a professional, warm environment is of utmost importance to our staff.  Our goal is to provide an atmosphere that is welcoming and friendly. 
During office hours telephone calls are answered by live people, callers are never forwarded to “voice – mail “or automated systems.  The personal touch is what we are all about. The entire staff is dedicated to ensuring the best possible care is rendered to all of our varicose vein and spider vein patients.  We encourage our patients to actively participate in the improvement of their varicose vein and spider vein symptoms and disease. The Vein Center staff participates in continuing education on a regular basis to stay abreast of new advances in the treatment of spider vein and varicose vein treatments.  Our medical director Dr. Henry D. Train passed the American Board of Phlebology's first board certification examination in May 2008. Dr. Train, is also a Diplomat of the American College of Phlebology, has been practicing Phlebology at the Vein Center of Central Pennsylvania since it's opening in 1995.


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