The initial cosmetic results of foam injection are excellent in the majority of patients. However, compared with laser or radiofrequency many patients with large varicose veins will not obtain long lasting benefit from foam sclerotherapy. Patients with smaller or recurrent veins benefit most from this treatment.
The national Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence have recently evaluated the use of foam sclerotherapy and have published guidance for patients offered this procedure. You may read a copy of this guidance by clicking here.