The Closure™ procedure

Q1 How does it work to treat superficial venous reflux?

Q1 How is the Closure procedure different from vein stripping?

Q1 How long does the Closure procedure take?

Q2 Is the Closure procedure painful?

Q3 Will the procedure require any anesthesia?

Q4 How quickly after treatment can I return to normal activities?

Q5 How soon after treatment will my symptoms improve?

Q6 Is there any scarring, bruising, or swelling after the Closure procedure?

Q7 Are there any potential risks and complications associated with the Closure procedure?

Q8 Is the Closure procedure suitable for everyone?

Q9 Is age an important consideration for the Closure procedure?

Q10 How effective is the Closure procedure?

Q11 What happens to the treated vein left behind in the leg?

Q12 Is the Closure treatment covered by my insurance?

Q13 What are patients saying about the Closure procedure?

Venous disease

Q14 What are varicose veins?

Q15 What causes varicose veins?

Q16 Why do varicose veins occur more in the legs?

Q17 Who is at risk for varicose veins?

Q18 What are the symptoms of varicose veins?

Q19 What are venous leg ulcers?

Q20 What is the short-term treatment for varicose veins?

Q21 What is sclerotherapy?

Q22 What is ambulatory phlebectomy?

Q23 What is vein stripping?

Q24 When is Closure used?

Q25 What is the main difference between arteries and veins?

Q26 What are the three main categories of veins?