How painful is VenaSeal? Some VenaSeal™ patients may experience minor tenderness in the treated areas. If this occurs, be assured that it is usually quite mild and transient. Those who experience post-procedure discomfort, on average,
How painful is VenaSeal?
Some VenaSeal™ patients may experience minor tenderness in the treated areas. If this occurs, be assured that it is usually quite mild and transient. Those who experience post-procedure discomfort, on average, describe a pain level of no more than two on a scale of one to 10.
What are the side effects of VenaSeal?
Venaseal is a medical glue that is injected into veins. Side effects can include medication allergy, abnormal inflammatory response of the tissues surrounding the treatment site, infections, chronic pain, injury to adjacent blood vessls, injury to adjacent soft tissues or organs.
What is the recovery time for varicose vein surgery?
It usually takes one to four weeks to heal after varicose vein surgery. During that time, you’ll probably need to avoid or limit many of your usual activities. Don’t lift anything heavy or do any vigorous exercise for at least two weeks.
Is venous closure safe?
As with any medical intervention, potential risks and complications exist with the Closure procedure however most people are not affected. After surgery, it’s possible to develop a blood clot in the deep veins in the leg (DVT).
What should I do after VenaSeal?
You may shower and allow clean water to run over the incision site after 24 hours. Do not soak in tubs, pools etc. for 2 weeks. Mild bruising, soreness, sensory changes, and a tightness or a pulling sensation along the path of the vein are normal and may be treated with Aleve and/or Tylenol and warm compresses.
Can you drive after VenaSeal?
With VenaSeal there are no pre-procedure drugs involved, so patients can return to their normal activities right after the treatment. You can even drive yourself home! Unlike heat-based procedures, with the use of “vein glue” there is no risk of skin burns or heat-related nerve damage.
Is VNUS Closure procedure painful?
Is the procedure painful? Patients who undergo VNUS Closure report feeling some pain and burning during the administration of the local anesthesia prior to the procedure. After the local is given, during the Closure procedure, the patient may experience some heat.
How much should you walk after vein ablation?
We recommend a minimum of three 20 minute walks each day after the procedure for two weeks. Please do not throw away the stockings as you may need them later on if you get pain.
Can I run after VenaSeal?
No post-procedure restrictions After other vein procedures, patients have to avoid heavy lifting and strenuous exercise for 2 weeks. An amazing advantage of VenaSeal is that you can return to all activities immediately. There is virtually no downtime.