The body then begins the healing process, during this time the veins shrink. The degree and speed of shrinkage depends on your body's ability to heal. The number of treatments required will depend on the speed and amount of shrinkage.
Sclerotherapy is administered with an ultra-fine needle. A solution called Sotradecol is injected directly into spider veins, and a stronger solution is injected into larger, reticular veins. Normal side effects are redness, itching, swelling. Adverse effects can include bruising, hyperpigmentation, matting (usually temporary). Indicated for spider, reticular and small varicose veins. Restrictions for patients who bruise easily, or may not heal well.
Intense Pulsed Laser also provides
exceptional results on Spider Veins and Reticular Veins.
With Intense Pulsed Laser a customized treatment of virtually
every small vein disorder is possible, including deep veins
and veins that did not respond to other treatment methods.