Chemical ablation, or ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, involves the injection of a chemical mixture into the vein, which is then observed in an ultrasound. This allows for the treatment of veins below the surface. No anesthesia is required.
As experts in vascular care not just varicose veins, Horizon Vascular Specialists provides you with the most comprehensive care to ensure you get optimal results with minimal recovery time. At Horizon, we offer the very best methods and latest technology to treat vein problems. We help patients determine which treatment option is most appropriate for their specific medical needs.
All of our procedures can be completed in-office and within an hour. Patients can usually resume normal activity, except exercise and heavy lifting, immediately after the procedure. Your physician may also recommend compression stockings to be worn for 1-2 weeks after the procedure.