Is Venefit Painful?
Less Pain, Less Bruising, Faster Recovery. Studies showed that patients feel little if any, pain during the Venefit procedure. Doctors from the Cardiovascular Institute of Orlando will give you a local or regional anesthetic to numb the treatment area. The studies also demonstrated less bruising, complications, and faster recovery due to the uniform and consistent heat, which does not exceed 120°C that the catheter delivers.
How soon Can I Resume My Regular Activities?
Patients report return to regular activity and work significantly faster than those undergoing vein stripping.
How soon will the symptoms improve?
Most patients report a noticeable improvement in their symptoms within one to two weeks following the procedure. According to some studies, up to four times faster improvement in patients’ quality of life versus lase.
Am I likely to have Hematoma or Inflammation after the Venefit Treatment?
The procedure also results in little to no scarring and is generally performed using local anesthesia in a vein specialist’s office or an outpatient surgical facility. Patients report minimal to no scarring, bruising, or swelling following the Venefit procedure.
How is Venefit different from Surgical Vein Stripping Treatment?
The Venefit procedure is minimally invasive. In contrast to vein stripping, the vein remains in place and is closed using a special catheter inserted through a small incision below the knee. Vein stripping is usually performed in an operating room under a general anesthetic, while the Venefit procedure is performed on an outpatient basis, typically using local or regional anesthesia.
How is Venefit different from Laser Ablation Treatment?
Laser ablation uses laser heat to collapse and seal the affected vein. The laser targets the blood in the vein, which causes the blood to boil. This heat creates a steam bubble inside the vein, creating damage to the vein to collapses. Laser temperatures can reach over 700 °C. Studies have shown that laser can potentially lead to perforation and destruction of the vein walls, causing significantly more bruising and post-procedure pain for patients. On the other hand, Ablation Treatment, Venefit procedure resulted in less pain, less bruising, and fewer complications. The Venefit method proved to be up to four times faster in improving patients’ quality of life.
Can Benefit Be Cover By My Health Insurance?
The Venefit procedure is commonly performed in an office or an outpatient setting and is covered by most health insurance.