Sclerotherapy is an injection therapy that treats spider veins and small varicose veins. Using a saline solution, a vein specialist at Palm Vein Center injects the medication mixture directly into damaged veins. This solution irritates the lining of blood vessels within the vein, causing them to stick together and clot. Over time, the blood vessels form scar tissue, forcing blood to reroute through healthier veins. The procedure takes roughly 30 minutes to complete, and patients may experience some discomfort and cramping during the first few injections.
Before a patient receives...Read More