Glue is a new and innovative procedure for sealing larger varicose veins.
Its main advantages are:
- Patients experience no ‘down-time’
- Patients do not need to wear compression stockings
- It requires only a single area of local anaesthetic
This minimally invasive treatment is an attractive option with a 97% success rate at 12 months.
Unfortunately, this procedure is not yet reimbursed by Ireland’s insurance companies.
Varicose Vein Treatments
Mr O’Brien offers several treatment options for eliminating varicose veins, whether you have small cosmetic veins or large varicose veins.
Click on the treatment options below to find out more
Radiofrequency Ablation (Venefit) of varicose veins
Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally-invasive (keyhole) procedure which treats the underlying cause of varicose veins i.e. superficial venous reflux.
Traditional varicose vein surgery.
Whilst new keyhole techniques have modernised treatment for varicose veins, there are certain situations where traditional open vein surgery remains the best option.
Glue is a newer procedure for sealing larger varicose veins.
Foam sclerotherapy (Ultrasound-guided)
Foam sclerotherapy can be used to treat moderate or larger varicose veins, or veins which gave recurred after prior vein surgery.
Microsclerotherapy is the treatment of choice for smaller, superficial thread veins of the legs.
Thermavein™ is a new technology offering the instant, safe and permanent removal of facial veins and small thread leg veins (also known as telangiectasia).