Varicose veins are common problems in both men and women, they can look unsightly and also can cause pain in legs. If left untreated they can get worse and also can bled easily. The skin in that area also would be more susceptible for infection. This is why varicose veins are not just cosmetic issue but also are considered medical problem. There are different ways for treating varicose veins however sclerotherapy and also injecting specially prepared foam inside large varicose veins has changed the way that we treat this problem nowadays. In fact there is much less need for surgical intervention.
Success rate of this treatment is very high and procedure itself doesn’t take longer than 30 minutes. There is no downtime and patients can resume their work and normal activities straightaway after the treatment and all they need is to wear pressure stockings for few days and make sure they stay active.
Using sclerotherapy we can also treat spider veins in legs in few short sessions after treaing the larger veins. For spider veins usually there is no need to wear pressure stockings and the treated veins start diminishing in few weeks time as body starts absorbing them.