Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to eradicate varicose veins and spider veins. The process involves injecting a solution into the affected veins. The solution causes the blood vessel wall to collapse and the blood to clot. The vessel will eventually turn into scar tissue and fade away.
WHY IT’S DONE
Usually, Sclerotherapy is done to relieve symptoms such as aching, swelling, burning, and night cramps can also improve with this procedure.
HOW TO PREPARE
During the pre-op appointment, the doctor may perform a physical exam and an ultrasound on the affected veins. Wear loose-fitting clothing and avoid lotions on the day of the procedure.
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