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Sclerotherapy

ClearlyDerm / Cosmetic Dermatology / Sclerotherapy

What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive medical procedure that is used to eliminate spider veins and varicose veins located in the leg. The treatment involves the injection of a solution into the affected area.

Sclerotherapy is commonly used to treat:

Your ClearlyDerm provider will evaluate your medical history prior to treatment. The identified treatment areas will be marked and we will also take digital photographs to monitor your improvement. If you take medications or vitamins that cause prolonged bleeding, you maybe asked to discontinue these before treatment. Always check with your physician before discontinuing these types of medication.

What To Expect

  • Length of Time For The Procedure: 15-30 minutes depending on the areas treated
  • Recovery Time: There is little to no downtime following the procedure, but patients are asked not to do any aerobic activity for a few days after the procedure.
  • Final Results of the Procedure: Immediate
  • Duration of Sclerotherapy: permanent

 

Meet ClearlyDerm’s Vein Disease Expert, Andrew Styperek, MD.