Spider Vein Treatment Vaughan

Spider Vein Treatment
Doctors at Vaughan Vein Clinic treat spider veins on the body using sclerotherapy.

Sclerotherapy involves injecting a highly concentrated saline solution or specially made detergent directly into the vein. This simple outpatient treatment causes the veins to constrict and gradually disappear over a three to six week period and does not require sedation. It can be performed as an outpatient procedure in the doctor’s office and has a minimal recovery time.

Side effects of sclerotherapy may include allergic reaction to the sclerosant, swelling, itching and skin pigment changes in the treated area.

Sclerotherapy treatment for spider veins is different than foam sclerotherapy treatment for varicose veins. A different sclerosant (foam) is used in the case of varicose veins, which is thicker.


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