Sclerotherapy All you need to know.
What is Sclerotherapy:
Sclerotherapy involves injecting a chemical solution directly into the varicose or spider vein. The solution causes the vein walls to swell, stick together and seal shut, stopping the flow of blood. As a result, the vein fades within a few weeks. Varicose veins are caused by weak or damaged valves in the veins. can close your damaged veins for up to three years.
Who is it for:
If you are bothered by the appearance of spider veins or varicose veins of your legs, hands, arms or feet, are not pregnant and do not have localized blood clotting, you are a good candidate.
Do not shave or use depilatories on legs the day of the procedure. Do not apply lotion to your legs on the day of the procedure. Shower and thoroughly wash your legs with antibacterial soap prior to the procedure.
Post Treatment Care:
DO postpone any strenuous activities or high-impact workouts for one week after treatment. DO NOT take any hot baths, showers or sit in any hot tubs for one week after treatment. DO apply hot compresses to treated areas after 48 hours have passed after treatment. DO NOT be overly sedentary during your recovery.
What to Expect After Treatment:
Sclerotherapy patients can return to their regular daily activities as soon as the procedure is complete. If pain is present, it usually fades within just a few days. Mild bruising may occur and will heal completely in one to two weeks.
Before & After Photos
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