Do you have spider veins on your legs that make you feel a little self-conscious from time to time? Do you wish you felt comfortable wearing shorts and skirts? Even though many people dislike the look, spider veins are normal and happen to most people, but varicose veins, which area more prominent vascular lesion, can cause swelling and discomfort in your legs. No matter your reason for wanting to eliminate them, sclerotherapy here at Nourished MedSpa & Wellness Center can help you restore your legs’ youthful appearance.
What Is Sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy is a simple treatment that helps eliminate varicose or spider veins. These lines often appear as men and women age and the blood pools in these veins to make them expand so much that you can see the veins through the skin. Varicose veins are more severe than spider veins, and can have accompanying side effects. Spider veins are usually harmless though many people find them unpleasant to look at.
How Do You Know If Sclerotherapy Is Right for You?
If you struggle with varicose veins, which can cause itching, swelling, or discomfort in the legs, you may be an ideal candidate for sclerotherapy. However, your candidacy will be determined during your appointment.
What Is Sclerotherapy Treatment Like?
One of our specialists will insert a small needle near the vein and inject a sclerosing solution, which will cause the vein to scar and eventually fade away. In the meantime, a gentle pressure will be applied to the area and massage it so the blood redirects to healthy nearby veins instead. Dr Carter will repeat this for however many treatments you need. Eventually, the scar from the vein fades from sight and results in a healthier complexion in your skin. The treatment itself should only take about an hour or less.
Will I Have Downtime After the Treatment?
Patients may be required to wear a compression garment for a specified period of time after your treatment, but besides that, you may be able to resume most of your normal activities within the same week of your treatment.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you experience discomfort in the legs from varicose or spider veins and would like to rejuvenate your complexion, sclerotherapy is a quick and simple treatment to restore the aesthetic of your legs. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation and find out if sclerotherapy may be right for you!