Varicosis is an extremely common condition that affects over half of the population. The reason for its onset is still unknown; but certain factors such as heredity seem to play a decisive role. The condition can be aggravated by pregnancy, menopause, obesity, aging of the tissues, and the use of birth control pills and hormonal therapy.
It is a simple, predictably effective and safe procedure for treating varicose and spider veins. Veins are injected with sclerosing solution which causes them to collapse and fade from view.
Yes, large veins, spider veins and facial capillaries can be safetly treated.
Depending on the extent of the damage, anywhere from 2 to 10 treatments may be required. Each session is relatively quick, lasting only about 30 – 45 minutes.
The number of injections will vary. It is not the number of injections that determines the effectiveness of the treatment but the type of sclerosing agent used, its dosage and site of the injections.
All medical treatments entail a certain degree of risk. Fortunately, when sclerotherapy is administered by physicians with the appropriate training and experience, serious complications rarely arise.
Our doctors are trained in sclerotherapy and have treated scores of clients. They are available for free consultation on your specific needs.