Vein Facts:

Varicose veins are a sign that there is high pressure in the veins. This is called venous insufficiency or venous hypertension.

October 1st, 2016

Is Injection a Good Treatment for Varicose Veins of the Leg?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on October 1, 2016

Some physicians providing treatment for varicose veins may recommend injection with a solution that causes these veins to clot. When the chemical, a sclerosant solution, works as planned, it results in thrombus (clot) formation within the varicosities. This effectively stops the veins from bulging with blood, and instead they bulge with clots. These bulging clotted varicose veins may or may...