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Sclerotherapy for Temple Veins?

Question about Sclerotherapy for Temple Veins: If the veins on the temple drain from the scalp? This means they are outside the scull? Then if back flow did happen how could the blood get inside the scull to cause problems? Also is it true that veins are not connect to arteries? If so how could the Sclerotherapy get into an artery to cause problems? Also if the veins drain from the scalp and do not feed the eyes then how could the Sclerotherapy cause vision problems?

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Sclerothrapy for temple veins with long pulse Nd:YAG laser, sclerotherapy or microphlebectomy

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We emplloy different techniques to treat temple veins - long pulse Nd:YAG laser, sclerotherapy or microphlebectomy - they are all good techniques and have effectiveness depending on size, distribution, skin thickness, skin color, etc. 


Buffalo General Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

The best treatment for temple veins is the long pulse Nd:YAG laser.

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The best treatment for temple veins is the long pulse Nd:YAG laser. Use correctly this laser is a fantastic treatment for temple veins. I have been using this treatment for almost 20 years. It is awesome.

Mark Taylor, MD
Salt Lake City Dermatologic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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