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Spider & Vericose Veins Before

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These are veins that are often seen on the thighs, around the knees, on the calves and around the ankles. They can be bluish and/or purplish-red in color. They do not serve a purpose, in terms of tissue oxygenation, and are the result of increased pressure in the deeper veins.

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What Can Be Done?

Sclerotherapy is the process of eliminating varicose veins and telangiectasias ("spider-veins") by injecting a solution (sclerosing agent) into the veins, and thereby dissolving them.

The majority of people who receive sclerotherapy are cleared of their small varicosities, or see a large improvement. Approximately 10% of patients have fair to poor results, meaning the veins have not disappeared after 6 treatments. Very rarely, the veins can become worse after treatment or new veins may develop.

You are a candidate for sclerotherapy if you have spider veins, reticular varicosities, recurrence of varicosities, are advanced in age, or any combination of these.

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