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Ultrasound Guided Sclerofoam in Royal Oak, Michigan (MI)

Ultrasound guided sclerofoam is an endovenous chemical treatment for varicose veins which is performed under local anesthesia. While injecting foam loaded with a sclerosing agent into a troublesome vein, the phlebotomist performing the procedure is able to watch the needle on a monitor. This gives him or her a view of the damaged area and ensures that all of the varicose veins receive treatment.

Doctors prefer to use ultrasound guided sclerofoam on patients with small to medium-sized varicose veins, and it produces excellent results in over eighty percent of those treated. The side effects are minimal, but include some swelling and bruising which should disappear over a few days time. No hospitalization is need for those undergoing ultrasound guided sclerofoam, but the procedure should be done by a medical physician.

Though treatment with ultrasound guided sclerofoam may cost half of the amount as a surgical procedure, it could be slightly more expensive than laser treatments. It doesn’t, however, require time off from work which does save money, and it isn’t painful. The results of ultrasound guided sclerofoam should last for years, but, if necessary, additional treatments can be performed.

Those considering a procedure to relieve the symptoms of varicose veins should search for a local provider. A simple phone call will help to determine if you are a suitable candidate.

About Heart and Vein Center

With several options available, this Royal Oak vein clinic has allowed patients to find relief from painful and embarrassing varicose veins. This venous condition may cause the legs to feel heavy and may be very uncomfortable for some patients. Spider veins may also plague the self-confidence of some patients. While this is not a painful condition, it may be just as embarrassing as varicose veins due to the unappealing appearance of the condition. This Royal Oak vein clinic is equipped with some of the latest and most innovative procedures, as well as proven treatments that have helped many patients find relief in the past.

Patients interested in receiving treatment at this Royal Oak vein clinic should speak with a medical professional on staff to discuss their condition, goals and treatment options. Some of the treatments available to patients include compression stockings, ELVeS, endovenous laser ablation, sclerotherapy, laser and light therapy and microphlebectomy.


Heart and Vein Center
Toll Free: 248-759-5962
Rodolfo D. Farhy, MD, FACC, FAHA
18915 West 12 Mile Rd.
Lathrup Village, MI 48076


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