Spider veins are puffy or bulging, blue and purple veins visible on the face, neck, legs, or chest. However, spider veins are typically the most visible on the face and legs. Luckily, there are a few different treatment options for the condition, including Sclerotherapy. If you suffer from a vein disorder, the team at The Institute of Aesthetic Surgery and Veins can help you determine your best course of action.
If you struggle with feeling self-conscious about wearing shorts or skirts for fear of drawing attention to your spider veins, consider undergoing a non-invasive treatment that could take those anxieties away, opening up more style and clothing options for you. Sclerotherapy could be the procedural answer you are looking for.
Causes of Varicose Veins and Spider Veins
There are a number of factors that predispose a person to varicose veins and spider veins. These include:
-Occupations that involve excessive standing, such as nurses, hair stylists, teachers, and factory workers
– A history of blood clots
– Hormonal influences during pregnancy, puberty, and menopause
– The use of birth control pills
– Postmenopausal hormonal replacement
– Conditions that cause increased pressure in the abdomen, such as tumors, constipation, and externally worn garments like girdles
The sclerotherapy procedure for the treatment of varicose and spider veins is simple, safe, and fast. In fact, it is thought to be one of most low-risk cosmetic procedures currently available. The procedure is non-surgical as it does not involve the removal of tissue or skin, or involve any cutting.
A special solution is injected, by a medical professional, into the veins causing them to fade within three to six weeks. The procedure is very fast and can be done in just a matter of minutes. Recovery is also a breeze as you will be able to return to your regular routine the very same day.
Benefits Of Undergoing Sclerotherapy:
The foremost benefit involves the improvements to the individual’s appearance. With the fading of the puffy veins on the face, legs, or other areas of treatment, comes the confidence of not having to cover up those areas through makeup or certain clothing items. No longer having to hide those areas can self can lead to more confidence and higher self-esteem that can carry over into many other aspects of life.
While not all individuals have pain that accompanies their varicose and spider veins, some do experience some discomfort. For those patients, the procedure relieves the aching pain that may be present.
Deciding to undergo the procedure is a simple choice as it demands no hospital stay and can be done on an outpatient basis. Patients can return home on the same day as the procedure, without the cost or inconvenience of a lengthy hospital stay.
For more information on treatment of varicose veins and spider veins, or any of the other treatment that we have to offer, contact the experts at The Institute of Aesthetic Surgery today for your initial consultation!