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Treating the Rest: Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy

Occasionally some veins cannot be treated with EVLA or phlebectomy due to their location. In these cases Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy is useful. Using ultrasound to guide him, Dr. Dohner inserts a tiny needle directly into the troublesome vein, and an FDA-approved medication mixed with a small amount of air (Foam sclerotherapy) is injected into the incompetent vein. This causes the vein to seal shut and be absorbed by your body.

Why Foam? The foam pushes the blood out of the vein and allows a much more effective treatment. The number of sclerotherapy treatments needed is usually one or two and is covered by your insurance.

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To schedule your in-person Consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Centers on (607) 286-0674 or simply fill out the form on this page.

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