Sclerotherapy Vein Treatment
Are you concerned with the appearance of your legs due to spider veins? Spider veins present as small clusters of red, blue or purple veins that appear on the thighs, calves and ankles. You are not alone; venous disease affects 40% to 50% of the population.
What causes unsightly varicose veins?
Varicose veins are caused by weak or damaged valves in the vein. The blood backs up due to increased pressure and results in spider veins.
How can spider veins be treated?
Small spider veins can be treated with injection or lasers. Sclerotherapy involves injection with a tiny needle to cause the vein to close off.
Who is a good candidate for spider vein treatment?
- Someone with undesirable veins
- Someone with realistic goals and expectations