Vein Center Doctor: Sclerotherapy Specialists for Varicose and Spider Veins

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Sclerotherapy is one of the most advanced treatments for correcting the cosmetic appearance of varicose and spider veins available. It’s prized for its excellent results and is a frequent treatment choice especially for treating small varicose veins and addressing painful symptoms that may occur such as aching, swelling, and more. 

At Vein Center Doctor, residents in New Jersey and New York can receive treatment for unsightly veins and prevent the effects of damaged veins on your everyday life. Bring back smooth and vein-free skin here in your area’s most trusted vein clinic. 

What Is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a minimally-invasive procedure that involves injecting a sclerosing agent solution or suspension is directly administered into the vein damaged. This causes the damaged portion of the vein to scar and seal off. In the process, blood is redirected through healthier veins to continue blood flow. Afterward, the collapsed vein is reabsorbed into local tissue and, over time, fades away. No surgery is required, as the veins will be absorbed into your body on their own. 

This is necessary because of damaged veins that can cause both varicose veins and spider veins. Veins are blood vessels responsible for pumping blood back to your heart using one-way valves. Because of aging, injury, obesity, hormone changes, or many other potential causes, your veins or valves may be weak or damaged. As a result, blood can’t flow normally back to the heart, and the blood can pool and either cause spider veins (visible red, purple, or blue lines visible through your skin) or varicose veins (swollen and raised blood vessels that are twisted with one another and can cause cramping, ulcers, deep vein thrombosis, and other conditions). Though these venous conditions often appear on your legs, they can also appear in different areas of your body. 

Sclerotherapy is our most popular treatment for spider veins. At the Vein Center Doctors, Dr. Rahul Sood has carried out thousands of vein procedures as one of the area’s most known sclerotherapy specialists. If you’re experiencing spider veins or varicose veins, Dr. Sood will gladly give you a complimentary consultation and customize a treatment plan that may include sclerotherapy, which is often covered by insurance. Your treatment plan can also include other non-surgical treatments or vascular surgery.  

Holistic Vein Care: Why You Need Sclerotherapy

Both varicose veins and spider veins have similar root issues in the sense that their vein’s valves aren’t working properly and affect blood flow from moving properly through the vein. While spider veins are painless, relatively harmless, and are mainly treated for cosmetic purposes, varicose veins can also have potential risks. It results in swollen veins that are raised on the skin, which can trigger varying levels of pain for patients. If left untreated, your veins’ condition can get worse and develop into a number of risks like infections or ulcers. 

Sclerotherapy is a safe and effective treatment option for most patients who want to treat their venous conditions. Aside from pregnant women and patients with special conditions, most people can be safe candidates for sclerotherapy, which you can discuss during your initial consultation.

People with visible spider veins and varicose veins now have the option to treat their condition, have their veins safely fade away, and bring out flawless skin that’s free of unsightly vein conditions. 

Why Choose Vein Center Doctor for Sclerotherapy Treatments

Vein Center Doctor is the preferred vein specialist in our locations in New York and New Jersey. With our lineup of effective vein treatments, we’ve helped countless patients reclaim their confidence with highly successful treatments that use the latest technology and techniques to provide flawless results. Led by Dr. Rahul Sood, patients can expect top-quality service that offers the following: 

  • Affordable vein care – other vein centers may not accept insurance coverage for sclerotherapy services, but insurance is frequently accepted at health care providers like Vein Center Doctor. 
  • Minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure – no incisions are made to treat your veins as the process uses injections to administer the sclerosing agent. Compared to more invasive surgical treatments, this is the more practical solution that results in little to no downtime or recovery period. 
  • Minimal discomfort and minimal downtime – little to no downtime is required, and you can resume your everyday activities immediately. 
  • Safe – sclerotherapy is a safe and effective procedure that only results in minor side effects associated with injectable treatments. 

Schedule your initial consultation on the Vein Center Doctor website online and get free compression stockings. This hosiery is designed to apply pressure to your treatment area and speed up the healing process of your sclerotherapy treatments. 

Find Your Best Vein Solution Today

Living with unwanted veins is a thing of the past, when you can simply schedule a free consultation with Vein Center Doctor and find your ideal solution today.

See a Sclerotherapy Specialist at Vein Center Doctor

Sclerotherapy is a popular treatment for spider veins and varicose veins, and for good reason: it’s safe, effective, and requires little to no downtime. With the latest techniques and equipment available at Vein Center Doctor, our patients can choose to receive sclerotherapy sessions or any other treatments to address their vein issues. 

No one wants to live with unwanted visible veins. Thankfully, with Dr. Sood and his expert team at Vein Center Doctor, getting rid of those veins without having to undergo surgery has never been easier. Call us today for your free consultation.

FAQs About Sclerotherapy

Q: What can I expect after sclerotherapy?

A: After treatment, the veins usually fade within a few weeks. Sometimes it may take six weeks to a month and require two to four treatments for full results. In most cases, there is about a 50 to 75% improvement after each procedure.

Q: Does sclerotherapy hurt?

A: Compared to more invasive procedures and potential vascular surgery procedures, sclerotherapy is a painless and minimally-invasive procedure. You may experience minimal side effects that are normal from injection procedures (like temporary swelling, inflammation, redness, and irritation). Mild discomfort should resolve within several days after the procedure. 

Q: What does recovery for sclerotherapy involve?

A: We recommend wearing compression stockings for three days after your procedure. This is to increase pressure and improve blood flow in the area and compress your veins to improve and quicken the healing process. 

You may experience minor side effects from the injection, such as swelling, inflammation, bleeding, and redness. You can use home remedies like over-the-counter pain relievers (like Ibuprofen and Tylenol) or cold packs to treat these side effects. We recommend scheduling a follow-up treatment after two weeks if you’re experiencing more moderate symptoms. You may also need to schedule additional sclerotherapy sessions to achieve the results you want.