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How Soon After a Flight Can I Get Schlerotherapy on Lower Legs?

I have a long flight to Asia from US. How soon can I get schlero on ankles and calves of one leg after flight?

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Most times Sclerotherapy can be done as soon as 1 day after flying.


Sclerotherapy can be done 1 day after flying in most cases.  Usually you need 3-6 sessions at 1 month apart and at a cost of $350-450 per session.  Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD

Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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I do not give any time restrictions after flying to receive sclerotherapy but  I do not recommend flying or driving over 2 hours straight for 2 weeks after sclerotherapy.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon
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Scleroteraphy after a plane trip


we ask our patients to ovoid plane trips at least one week after the treatment but we do not have any restriction on flying before the treatment. normally, depending on how extensive is the problem, we recommend 4 to 6 sessions and the cost is $450.00 per session.

Victoria Karlinsky, MD
Manhattan General Surgeon
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