VenaSeal™ Closure System FAQ’s
When will my symptoms improve?
Symptoms are caused by the diseased superficial vein. Thus, symptoms may improve as soon as the diseased vein is closed.
When can I return to normal activity?
The VenaSeal™ closure system procedure is designed to reduce recovery time. Many patients return to normal activity immediately after the procedure. Your doctor can help you determine when you can return to normal activity.
Is the VenaSeal™ Closure System procedure painful?
Most patients feel little, if any, pain during the outpatient procedure.(1)
Is there bruising after the VenaSeal™ Closure System procedure?
Most patients report little-to-no bruising after the VenaSeal™ closure system procedure.(1)
What happens to the VenaSeal™ Closure System procedure adhesive?
Only a very small amount of VenaSeal™ closure system procedure adhesive is used to close the vein. Your body will naturally absorb the adhesive over time.
How does the VenaSeal™ Closure System procedure differ from thermal energy procedures?
The VenaSeal™ closure system procedure uses an adhesive to close the superficial vein. Thermal energy procedures use heat to close the vein. The intense heat requires a large volume of numbing medicine, which is injected through many needle sticks. The injections may cause pain and bruising after the procedure.
(1) The Vein Book /editor, John J. Bergan. Chapter 2: Venous Embryology and Anatomy Geza Mozes and Peter Gloviczki - See more at: http://www.venaseal.com/faqs/#sthash.sKlYrjR5.dpuf