Sclerotherapy

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A small amount of sclerosing solution is injected into the spider vein. At this point you may experience mild discomfort and cramping for one to two minutes, especially when larger veins are injected. The procedure in general takes 15-20 minutes.The number of veins injected per session varies and depends on the size and location of the veins. Improvement will be seen with each treatment and on average patients will need 3-4 treatment sessions.

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