Leg Vein Therapy
Leg vein therapy is used to treat spider veins in the legs. A sclerosing agent is injected into the leg vein. After therapy, the patient wears compression hosiery for at least a week. A laser can also be used for less severe or follow-up treatments.
Who is a candidate?
Anyone who has spider veins in the legs
What areas can be treated?
How long does the treatment take?
15-30 minutes depending on how many veins are being treated
How long do the results last?
Results are typically permanent with touch-up treatments performed as needed
How many treatments are required?
What is the downtime?
Compression stockings must be worn for 7-10 days post treatment
How Soon Will I See Results?
Results will be seen after the first treatment
Is the treatment painful?
There is a slight pinch with the injections and a little sting with the laser – both are very tolerable