Varithena is an injectable foam used for the treatment of venous reflux and varicose veins. It is a prescription medication that is injected directly into the affected veins, under ultrasound guidance. It causes the treated veins to collapse and be absorbed by the body, improving the symptoms of superficial venous insufficiency and the appearance of visible varicose veins. Varithena may be used in combination with other treatments to eliminate varicose veins are different sizes, in various locations on the legs. Treatment is performed in the office and usually can be completed within 15-20 minutes. The use of compression stockings is generally required for approximately a week following treatment. Patients can resume most activities immediately following treatment, with only a few restrictions or modifications that are explained at the time of consultation.