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Sclerotherapy for varicose veins good? What about treatment options for spider veins?

Sclerotherapy for varicose veins good? What about treatment options for spider veins?

It works for both: Sclerotherapy is an effective treatment of varicose veins. It is best used on the surface veins after any underlying saphenous vein insufficiency[ reflux] has been treated. Saphenous reflux is best treated with thermal or laser ablation. Sclerotherapy is also an effective and versatile treatment for spider veins. Laser can also be used on the smallest veins. ...Read more

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Red Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins get their name because they have the appearance of tiny spider legs. They tend to be most common on the legs especially around the inner or outer thighs. They can either be red or blue in color depending on their size and location. For more information, you should ...Read more


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What are my treatment options for spider veins?

What are my treatment options for spider veins?

Several options.: There are several options to treat spider veins. The gold standard is sclerotherapy where a solution in injected into the veins to dissolve them. Other options are topical laser, ipl(infrared pulsed light), and fine needle radio frequency such as ellman, veinwave and veingogh. All spider vein treatments usually require several cycles and are well tolerated. ...Read more

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Could asclera (polidocanol) be more effective than traditional sclerotherapy for treating spider veins on legs?

Could asclera (polidocanol) be more effective than traditional sclerotherapy for treating spider veins on legs?

Possibly: The two most commonly utilized drugs for treating spider veins on the legs in the USA are polidocanol & sotradecol, as these are the only 2 that are FDA approved. Traditionally, sotradecol & hypertonic saline were the most common prior to polidocanol getting FDA approval. Most patients get an fairly equal effective response for all these drugs, but sometimes one drug can do better for individual ...Read more

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What are treatments for a varicose vein?

What are treatments for a varicose vein?

Depends on size : Varicose veins can be treated with hoses, injection, surgery, laser. The best way to know is to get evaluated by a vein specialist, usually a surgeon. ...Read more

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Is sclerotherapy effective for small spider veins?

Is sclerotherapy effective for small spider veins?

Yes Very Effective: Sclerotherapy is the most effective and versatile treatment / procedure to eliminate spider veins. Advances with the medication sclerosant and lights such vein light have made the treatment even better. Multiple spider veins associated with symptoms should have an ultrasound evaluation so it is recommended to seek treatment with a vein specialist. ...Read more

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What are the best rejuvenation skin care treatments for spider veins?

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What are the best rejuvenation skin care treatments for spider veins?

Sclerotherapy: Spider veins are best handled with one of two procedures, including sclerotherapy and laser treatment. Both can reduce the appearance of spider veins by closing up the troublesome vein and redirecting the blood flow. In most cases, sclerotherapy is a more comfortable and cost effective choice. ...Read more

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What number of sclerotherapy treatments are needed to heal spider veins?

What number of sclerotherapy treatments are needed to heal spider veins?

Multiple treatments: Spider veins are treated by sclerotherapy and you must remember that sclerotherapy is a process. In my practice most patients require about 3 cycles of treatments with one treatment given every 6 weeks. Some may require more and some less. If patients have many spider veins then i recommend a venous reflux exam before starting sclera to look for malfunctioning valves. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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What treatment is there for varicose veins?

Several new options: Current treatment for varicose veins includes laseer vein treatment (evlt); sclerotherapy, endovenous chemical ablation, and phlebectomy. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for facial spider veins?

What are some treatments for facial spider veins?

Multiple options.: Facial spider veins are very common and there are many alternatives to treatment. What is used usually depends on the experience and training of the treating physician. Options include sclerotherapy, infrared pulsed light, laser, veinwave, veingogh and microneedle radio frequency. ...Read more

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Is evlt or sclerotherapy better for the treatment ofvaricose/spider veins?

Is evlt or sclerotherapy better for the treatment ofvaricose/spider veins?

Usually both: Spider veins are typically treated with sclerotherapy. If there are varicose veins, an ultrasound should be done to determine if poorly functioning underlying veins are present. If so, often evlt (endogenous laser) is used to treat them. In some cases ultrsound-guided sclerotherapy is done to the underlying veins. Surface varicose veins are treated with ambulatory phlebecomty and/or sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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Which is better to get rid of spider veins: sclerotherapy or laser treatment?

Sclerotherapy Best: Spider veins on the leg are best treated by sclerotherapy. Most vein specialists will treat leg spider veins with sclerotherapy because it not only treats the tiny spider veins but the slightly larger and slightly deeper veins that feed the spider veins. Lasers cannot treat the feeder veins and so cannot completely treat the problem. ...Read more

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What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

Spider veins/angioma: Spider angiomas are caused by dilated veins beneath the skin. The two main treatment options are sclerotherapy (substance injected in vein to clot it) and vascular laser treatments. Ipl is another option that uses light to improve the appearance of these veins. You may requires several sessions of either to make them go away. http://www.smacboca.com/vein_removal.html. ...Read more

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Treatment for itching from vaginal varicose veins?

Treatment for itching from vaginal varicose veins?

Confirm diagnosis: Vulvar varicosities are quite rare typically occurring in the 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy. When the do occur they usually resolve 6-8 weeks post partum. If you are experiencing them outside of pregnancy then an evaluation is warranted to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for spider veins? Isit permanent?]

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There is no cure: I completely agree with dr. Rosen. It is important to remember, though, treatment makes veins go away. However, there is no guarantee that you won't get more veins in the future. Varicose veins and spider veins occur primarily because of genetics and no one can change that. That means that you have a tendency toward developing bad veins and you will always have that tendency. ...Read more

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How effective is vein ablation for the treatment of varicose veins?

Varicose Veins: Vein ablation therapy is extremely effective (>95%) for treatment of defective saphenous veins, and is the current gold-standard (main accepted therapy) for treatment of varicose veins & venous insufficiency from saphenous vein disease. It uses heat energy (laser or radiofrequency energy). Some veins cannot be treated with heat ablation, and would need surgery or injections (sclerotherapy) done. ...Read more

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What are some successful treatment for varicose vains?

What are some successful treatment for varicose vains?

Lots available: Speak to your doctor to refer you to a vein specialist , will all available treatments , starting from wearing elastic stockings ...Read more

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Spider Angiomas (Definition)

Spider angiomas (Spider nevus, spider veins, nevus aranius, & vascular spider.) = dilated blood vessels close to the skin surface. It can take the shape ...Read more


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Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins = (telangiectasia or venulectasias), very small purple ...Read more