What is Sclerotherapy?

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What is Sclerotherapy?

What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure used to reduce or get rid of visible varicose veins. As people age, swollen or discolored veins can become visible under their skin. Many feel this feature is embarrassing and uncomfortable. Sclerotherapy involves the injection of a saline solution into these visible veins to reduce their appearance within weeks. This procedure is safe, quick, and effective for treating varicose veins.

Who Should Consider Sclerotherapy?

Anyone who is predisposed in some way to have visible varicose veins could consider Sclerotherapy as a way to deal with this condition. Individuals are more likely to develop varicose veins if:

  • They had a career that required many years of excessive standing
  • They currently are, or previously were, obese
  • The condition increased due to hormones during puberty, pregnancy, and menopause
  • They’ve experienced blood clots
  • They’ve had trauma to skin
  • They have had past vein surgery
  • They’ve had excessive exposure to UV rays

All of these scenarios could make individuals predisposed to developing visible varicose veins, and therefore make them good candidates for Sclerotherapy.

Make an Appointment with A Des Moines Sclerotherapy Expert Today

If you are considering Sclerotherapy or any other cosmetic procedure and live in the Des Moines area, it is important that you receive experienced and trusted care. The qualified team at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery is committed to providing you with a safe and high quality procedure with professional, lasting results. Call (515) 222-1111 to take the first step in restoring your skin today.