Dr Simon Vun FRACS, now offering in-rooms VenaSeal treatments
Date: 1st July 2023
In-rooms VenaSeal now available for non-insured and self-funded patients.
Minimally invasive treatment with proven results.
Quick recovery time.
Available now with a short waiting list.
In-room Venaseal treatments have emerged as a minimally invasive and highly effective solution for patients suffering from venous insufficiency, particularly in cases of varicose veins. This innovative procedure offers numerous advantages over traditional vein treatments, providing patients with a comfortable and convenient experience while achieving long-lasting results.
Venaseal treatment involves the use of a specialised medical adhesive to seal the affected veins, promoting their closure and redirection of blood flow to healthier vessels. What sets in-room Venaseal treatments apart is the fact that they can be performed within the confines of a regular examination room, without the need for a surgical operating room or general anesthesia. This not only reduces the complexity and costs associated with the procedure but also enhances patient comfort and convenience.
The process begins with a comprehensive evaluation of the patient's venous system, typically using ultrasound imaging to identify the diseased veins. Once the target veins are identified, a small catheter is inserted into the vein through a tiny incision. This catheter is equipped with a rotating dispenser that delivers the medical adhesive directly into the diseased vein. The adhesive effectively seals the vein, causing it to collapse and redirect blood flow to healthier veins nearby.
One of the key advantages of in-room Venaseal treatments is the absence of pain or discomfort during the procedure. Unlike alternative treatments such as laser ablation or radiofrequency ablation, which may require local anesthesia or sedation, Venaseal treatments are typically painless and do not necessitate the use of numbing agents. This is due to the unique adhesive properties of the medical glue, which eliminates the need for thermal energy or mechanical force to close the vein.
Moreover, in-room Venaseal treatments have been shown to offer rapid recovery times. Patients can usually resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure, with no post-operative restrictions or downtime required. This convenience and minimal disruption to daily life make Venaseal treatments particularly appealing to individuals with busy schedules or those who wish to avoid the inconvenience and recovery associated with surgical interventions.
In terms of effectiveness, in-room Venaseal treatments have demonstrated impressive outcomes in clinical studies. The closure rates of treated veins have been consistently high, and patients have reported significant improvements in symptoms such as pain, swelling, and aesthetic appearance. The durability of the results has also been notable, with many patients experiencing long-term relief from venous insufficiency.
In-room Venaseal treatments represent a remarkable advancement in the field of venous insufficiency management. By offering a non-surgical, painless, and highly effective solution, this procedure has transformed the way we approach varicose vein treatment. As further research and advancements continue to refine this technique, it is expected to become an increasingly popular choice for patients seeking optimal outcomes with minimal disruption to their daily lives.