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Sclerotherapy (Leg vein treatment)

The presence of spider veins near the surface of the skin can detract from the overall appearance in the area where they show.

Sclerotherapy is one of the most effective, tried and true techniques for eliminating varicose and spider veins. The problematic veins are injected with a formula called a sclerosant, causing them to gently close, and fade over time. The procedure is not generally performed on veins that may be needed for future medical procedures. Following treatment, patients are usually advised to avoid aerobic activity for several days.

Sclerotherapy is a treatment that can reduce and eliminate the appearance of varicose and spider veins. Sometimes blood may not circulate through certain veins properly or quickly enough and result in slight pooling of blood. When this happens in the superficial layers of skin, they can become distracting and call unwanted attention to themselves. Varicose veins are large and bulge out slightly from the skin. Spider veins are thinner, smaller veins that can’t be felt, rather they appear as starburst-like clusters or fine-lined mazes. The medical term for these veins is "telangiectasias." These veins typically appear on the legs, but can emerge anywhere on the body.

Veins that have been eliminated will not return; however, new ones may appear. About 50 to 80 percent of treated veins are eliminated with each sclerotherapy session. Some veins are not responsive to the sclerotherapy treatment. Alternative laser therapy may be used to address unreactive spider veins.

In general, physicians don’t use sclerotherapy for veins such as the saphenous veins, because they may be needed later in life for surgery. For safety reasons, we do not perform sclerotherapy on pregnant women or nursing mothers. Following the procedure, we may recommend that patients avoid aerobic activity for a few days.

SCLEROTHERAPY FAQ

Sclerotherapy is a treatment that can reduce and eliminate the appearance of varicose and spider veins.
You will be able to continue most of your regular activities, though you may be advised to avoid aerobic exercise for a few days.
A gentle injection causes the vein to close and fade away.
Sclerotherapy is one of the oldest and most effective treatments for spider and varicose veins.
Veins that have been eliminated will not return; however, new ones may appear. About 50 to 80 percent of treated veins are eliminated with each sclerotherapy session. Some veins are not responsive to the sclerotherapy treatment. Alternative laser therapy may be used to address unreactive spider veins.
For safety reasons, sclerotherapy cannot be performed on women who are pregnant or nursing.
Anywhere on the body where spider veins are located.
Results typically appear within 3-4 weeks for spider veins and 3-4 months for varicose veins.
For more information about Cosmetic Services, or to schedule an appointment, call DSA Dermatology at (972) 362-9567 .

DSA Dermatology

DSA Dermatology Best Doctors Dr. Daniel S. Achtman DSA Dermatology Best Doctors Dr. Carmine G. McConnell DSA Dermatology Best Doctors Dr. Jordan. Achtman

At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX, Dr. Daniel S. Achtman, Dr. Carmine G. McConnell and Dr. Jordan. Achtman.

Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.

Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.

Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.

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