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Sclerotherapy

Spider and Varicose Veins Bedford Treatment

If you live near Bedford, NY, you should schedule a Sclerotherapy consultation at our Med Spa today! Continue reading for more information regarding this treatment.

What is the Cause Behind Spider and Varicose Veins?

There are several reasons why someone may find themselves with spider or varicose veins. And while the following list shows possibilities to the veins, only your physician can diagnose medical treatments:

  • over weight or obesity
  • jobs that require a lot of standing
  • Heredity
  • Birth control pills
  • Having a history of blood clots
  • Injury or trauma to the skin
  • Hormonal imbalances of pregnancy, puberty and menopause.
  • Too much sun exposure

*Individual results may vary.

Areas of Treatment

  • Leg ceins
  • Reticular veins
  • Spider veins
  • Facial veins
  • Broken capillaries

Am I a Candidate for Sclerotherapy Treatment?

You will be thoroughly assessed  by  Elena Ginsberg , FNP – BC to determine if you are a good candidate and if you have small varicose veins or spider like veins which are not causing other problems. Sclerotheraphy is frequently used in conjunction with laser treatment to achieve optimal results. If you are pregnant, nursing, or have blood clots in deep leg veins this is not recommended for you.

*Individual results may vary.

Pre-Treatment Instructions

It is important to let us know if you are taking any new medications or herbals. Also, it is best not to wear any tight fitting clothes, loose clothes and shorts are recommended. If you have compression stockings, then bring those with you for your visit. Finally, you may shave your legs the morning of your treatment, but do not use any lotions or moisturizers.

What Should I Expect after Sclerotherapy Treatment?

The unwanted veins will shrink immediately after injecting the veins with a sclerosing solution, and then dissolve over a period of weeks as the body naturally absorbs the treated veins. After injection, pressure is applied so that the blood does not return once you stand up. For spider veins and cosmetic sclerotheraphy 3 days of compression stockings may be adequate. For larger veins (perforating veins), reticular veins, 3 weeks stockings shown the best results. It typically takes two to four treatments spaced 4 weeks apart to achieve optimal results. Our physician will inform you of the proper care specific to your treatment.

Post-Treatment Instructions for Sclerotherapy

  • Compression Hose
  • Avoid Hot Baths
  • Avoid Direct Sunlight
  • Continue normal activity
  • No prolong sitting or standing
  • No strenuous lifting
  • Vitamin C

Is the Treatment Painful?

Here, at Primary Aesthetic Skin Care we provide the most advanced treatments for our patients by combining Sclerotherapy with laser treatments. We use very fine needles, so the procedure is virtually painless. For the removal of facial veins, treatment using the ND:Yag laser is the recommended process. General redness and rosacea are effectively treated with laser facial or photo facial treatments (IPL).

Call Primary Aesthetics for Your FREE Consultation Today!

Elena Ginsberg FNP-BC will discuss your goals, help you learn about Sclerotherapy and answer all your questions. Treatments may be started on the same day. If you live in Pleasantville, White Plains, Harrison, Scarsdale, Rye, York Town Heights, Katonah, Pound Ridge, Chappaqua, Westchester County, Mt. Kisco, or Bedford, NY then you should contact us to schedule a visit at our cosmetic med spa today! Other surrounding areas are: Stamford, Greenwich, Ridgefield, Wilton and New Cannon, CT.

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