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Sclerotherapy is a longstanding treatment that uses injections of specialized solutions to eliminate varicose veins and spider veins.

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9 questions have been asked and answered by our network of professionals about sclerotherapy

Is it normal for the vein that was treated with Asclera to be slightly swollen and sore?

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 Latest answer by Apr 5, 2012 Dawn Davidson, aesthetic extender

Should you exercise after having sclerotherapy done?

Posted on Apr 10, 2012 Latest answer by Apr 10, 2012 Robert Strimling, dermatologist

Can sclerotherapy cause permanent blindness and/or stroke? Are those complication percentages high?

Posted on Apr 10, 2012 Latest answer by Apr 10, 2012 Robert Strimling, dermatologist

The doctor I contacted said it was okay to have sclerotherapy if I am pregnant abut I've also heard otherwise. Help! Who should I trust?

Posted on Oct 11, 2011 Latest answer by Oct 11, 2011 Nelson Novick, dermatologist

What is the best treatment for large varicosities?

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 Latest answer by Nov 4, 2011 Robert Strimling, dermatologist

Can a non-physician offer injectable treatments for spider veins?

Posted on Sep 21, 2011 Latest answer by Sep 21, 2011 Robert Strimling, dermatologist

Are there any topical creams that can be applied to the legs after sclerotherapy to promote quicker healing???

Posted on Jul 30, 2011 Latest answer by Jul 30, 2011 Jeffrey Roth, dermatologist

What's different about Asclera vs. other sclerotherapy treatments?

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 Latest answer by Aug 19, 2011 Hema Sundaram, dermatologist

Is there a significant difference in small spider vein treatment with Asclera vs. sodium tetradecy?

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 Latest answer by Nov 20, 2011 Robert Strimling, dermatologist