Don’t Let Your Spider Veins See Another Spring

November 15, 2021sclerotherapy
Don’t Let Your Spider Veins See Another Spring We love living in Northern Michigan because of all the outdoor fun that is so close at hand. Hiking, boating, golfing, camping, swimming in Traverse Bay or myriad other lakes. In the summers it seems we’re always in shorts, a sundress, or a swimsuit. As we’re heading [...]

Does Sclerotherapy Hurt?

November 24, 2020sclerotherapy
Does Sclerotherapy Hurt? There are several procedures which can be used to treat varicose veins. One of which is called Sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy may be recommended if you have small varicose veins or so-called spider veins. These veins can be unsightly as well as painful. I am a previous patient, current employee at Northern Michigan Vein [...]

How Long Will My Procedure Take?

October 5, 2020sclerotherapy
How Long Will My Procedure Take? Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy & Varithena The procedure may take anywhere between 20 minutes to 30 minutes.  Dr. Heeringa uses a medical injectable irritant that causes inflammation of the vein followed by fibrosis (natural healing scar) thus obliterating the vein wall. After the procedure, the medical assistant will apply Dermaka [...]

Sclerotherapy Now For Summer Legs

March 15, 2020sclerotherapy
Sclerotherapy Now For Summer Legs If you suffer from varicose veins or spider veins in your legs and avoid wearing shorts or a bathing suit during warmer weather because of the way your legs look, Northern Michigan Vein Specialists in Cadillac and Traverse City, MI can help. Using a minimally invasive procedure called sclerotherapy, you [...]

Improving Vein Health With Supplements

December 15, 2019sclerotherapy
Improving Vein Health With Supplements Some vein conditions are just cosmetic and can easily be treated with sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, or other procedures. health. But many people suffer from venous disease, from venous ulcers to edema to varicose veins. Vein health is important, and there are certain supplements that can help you improve vein health. Vitamin [...]

How To Prepare For Sclerotherapy

April 15, 2019sclerotherapy
How To Prepare For Sclerotherapy With summer just around the corner you may have visions of your legs in a bikini and short shorts covered in veins and want to gasp. Rather than dreading going to the beach because you’re embarrassed about your varicose veins, come into our office to get a treatment like sclerotherapy. [...]

Dr. Heeringa Featured In Zwivel Article

February 12, 2018sclerotherapy
Dr. Heeringa Featured In Zwivel Article In the article, “Sclerotherapy: The Gold Standard of Treatments to Remove Spider Veins,” Dr. Heeringa discusses the difference between spider veins and varicose veins. Read the article. Read the full article here.

Vein Treatment: Sclerotherapy

November 15, 2016sclerotherapy
Vein Treatment: Sclerotherapy If you suffer from spider veins you know just how not only self conscious they can make you but feel but how uncomfortable they can be as well. Luckily, Dr. Heeringa at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists specializes in different treatment options that can help you to not only start to feel more [...]