Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose Vein and Spider Vein Therapy

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Problem : You have unsightly veins.
Solution : Sclerothrapy OR Radiofrequency vein therapy OR Laser vein therapy

Sclerotherapy

What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to treat blood vessels by injecting special medicine into the vessels, which makes them shrink. Sclerotherapy is effective in treating spider veins and smaller varicose veins.

Radiofrequency Vein Therapy (ThermaVein)

What is Radiofrequency Vein Therapy?

Radiofrequency Vein Therapy is the newest and most effective method for treating spider veins and other unwanted vascular lesions such as rosacea.

How does the treatment work?

Radiofrequency passes through the skin and is absorbed by the vein. The energy causes the vein to break up and be absorbed by the body.

How many treatments are required?

The majority of the treated veins will disappear within one to two treatments. Treatments are spaced six weeks apart, depending on the area under treatment. Additional treatments may be necessary to achieve the maximum effects and to treatment and new veins.

Is Radiofrequency Vein Therapy safe?

Yes, Radiofrequency vein therapy is safe and has few possible complications. Common side effects include redness and discomfort around the treated area. These effects are not dangerous and resolve over time. Limiting sun exposure will greatly minimize the risk of complications.

Will there be any downtime?

There is no downtime after Radiofrequency Vein Therapy.

What are the benefits of Radiofrequency Vein Therapy?

Compared to other treatments, such as injections, Radiofrequency Vein Therapy has no downtime, and is performed much faster.

What can be expected after the treatment?

A sunburned sensation will occur, with redness around the treated area. This will disappear in a few days. A cold compress and compression socks may be used on the treated areas.

Am I a candidate for Radiofrequency Vein Therapy?

Patients with spider and varicose veins on their legs or face are candidates for Laser Vein Therapy. Both light and dark-skinned patients can safely and effectively benefit from Laser Vein Therapy.

How does the treatment feel?

Most patients report a little discomfort and describe it as either as a mild burning sensation or similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin.

Is additional treatment necessary?

The number of treatments required for complete resolution will depends on the size of the vein and your body's response to treatment. Future treatments may be necessary to remove new vein growth.

Before treatment:

Avoid sun tanning, tanning beds for 4-weeks prior to treatment. Discontinue Accutane® for 6-months prior to treatment, and Retin-A® for 6-weeks prior to treatment. Aspirin and other blood thinners should also be avoided for at least three days before treatment.

After treatment:

Wear compression socks when possible and use a cool compresses for your comfort. Avoid massaging the treated area. If your legs were treated, then keep your legs elevated for the day after treatment, and wear compression socks. Avoid the sun for at least two weeks after treatment.

Laser Vein Therapy

What is Laser Vein Therapy?

Laser Vein Therapy is a proven method for treating spider veins and varicose as well as other unwanted vascular lesions such as rosacea.

How does the treatment work?

The laser emits a specialized light that passes through the skin and is absorbed by the vein. The laser causes the vein to break up and be absorbed by the body.

How many treatments are required?

The majority of the treated veins will disappear within two to three treatments. Treatments are spaced three to six weeks apart, depending on the area under treatment. Additional treatments may be necessary to achieve the maximum effects and to treatment and new veins.

Is Laser Vein Therapy safe?

Yes, laser vein removal is safe and has few possible complications. Common side effects include bruising, redness and discomfort around the treated area. These effects are not dangerous and resolve over time. Limiting sun exposure will greatly minimize the risk of complications.

Will there be any downtime?

There is no downtime after Laser Vein Therapy.

What are the benefits of Laser Vein Therapy?

Compared to other treatments, such as injections and stripping, Laser Vein Therapy has no downtime, and is performed much faster.

What can be expected after the treatment?

A sunburned sensation may occur, and some redness may appear around the treated area. This will disappear in a few days. A cold compress and compression socks may be used on the treated areas.

Am I a candidate for Laser Vein Therapy?

Patients with spider and varicose veins on their legs or face are candidates for Laser Vein Therapy. Both light and dark-skinned clients can safely and effectively benefit from Laser Vein Therapy.

Who is not a candidate for Laser Vein Therapy?

Patients taking high doses of blood-thinners (such as coumadin) are not candidates for Laser Vein Therapy. As well as clients with dark suntans, bleeding disorders or those currently taking photosensitizing medications, pregnant women.

How does the treatment feel?

Most patients report a little discomfort and describe it as either as a mild burning sensation or similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin.

Is additional treatment necessary?

The number of treatments required for complete resolution will depends on the size of the vein and your body's response to treatment. Future treatments may be necessary to remove new vein growth.

Before treatment:

Avoid sun tanning, tanning beds for 4-weeks prior to treatment. Discontinue Accutane® for 6-months prior to treatment, and Retin-A® for 6-weeks prior to treatment. Aspirin and other blood thinners should also be avoided for at least three days before treatment.

After treatment:

Wear compression socks when possible and use a cool compresses for your comfort. Avoid massaging the treated area. If your legs were treated, then keep your legs elevated for the day after treatment, and wear compression socks. Avoid the sun for at least two weeks after treatment.

If you have any questions about Varicose Vein Treatments or any other procedure or would like to make a Complimentary Consultation please schedule and Online Appointment or call toll free 1-88-88-West LA (310-473-1734).

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