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SERVICES Leg Vein Treatment by Laser & Sclerotherapy
 
     
 
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LEG VEIN TREATMENT BY LASER & SCLEROTHERAPY  
  WHAT ARE SPIDER VEINS AND VARICOSE VEINS?

FAQS*
Spider Veins and Varicose Veins are very superficial veins which have been damaged so that they no longer can pass blood effectively. The blood pools in these veins and may appear red, blue, or purple in color. These unsightly veins may appear as a result of a number of factors, including pregnancy, being on your feet for long periods of time, weight gain,or simply genetics.
 
  HOW ARE SPIDER VEINS AND VARICOSE VEINS TREATED
 
In our facility, we combine lasers with the use of injections of chemicals (sclerotherapy) to treat all small veins from 0.5 to 4 mm in diameter.
The larger veins are treated with sclerotherapy first, and those small veins that remain are treated with an Nd:YAG laser. After the initial treatment with chemical injections the larger veins are sealed and sometimes smaller veins are also closed. For those veins that remain open, a laser is used to seal the remaining veins. The results lead to gradual improvement and the process may take from one to four months for complete or nearly complete clearance to occur.
Is laser vein treatment better or worse than treatment with sclerotherapy (injections with medications that seal veins chemically)?
   
  Lasers are better at sealing very small veins (0.5-2mm) and have fewer side effects than chemical treatment. For larger veins, sclerotherapy or surgery is a better treatment. It is necessary to treat larger veins first, whenever possible, to obtain the best results.
   
How long do you have to wait for complete clearance of leg veins and how many laser treatments are needed?
   
  Usually two or three treatments a few weeks apart are needed, and it may take up to 4 months for the veins to completely disappear
   
Do sclerotherapy or laser vein treatments ever lead to serious vascular problems like thrombophlebitis or blood clots in the lungs?
   
  No, treatment of the small superficial veins with lasers has nothing to do with serious diseases of the larger and deeper veins or with blood clotting which may cause serious medical problems.
   
* ALL FAQs ARE REAL QUESTIONS BY OUR PATIENTS
   
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