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Sclerotherapy is a form of treatment for both spider veins and average-sized varicose veins. This treatment uses a chemical injected into the troublesome veins to cause the blood to coagulate, inflamation to set in, and the vein to eventually collapse so that the blood supply is rerouted to healthier veins. One variation of sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, suspends the chemical in foam to provide greater adhesion to the vein walls.
Depending on the number of veins to be treated, a sclerotherapy session usually takes less than 30 minutes. After the procedure, the treatment site is wrapped in a bandage which applies pressure to control any bleeding and promote healing. Once treated with sclerotherapy, varicose veins do not come back.
Sclerotherapy is done on an outpatient basis and is only mildly painful. Other than the sting of the injection, some patients report some light cramping during the injection of the solution, but this quickly passes. Although all procedures have some risks, sclerotherapy has very few. Light bruising sometimes occurs around the affected area, and some patients have reported that freckling developed temporarily in the treatment area, but these both usually disappear within weeks.
With sclerotherapy, some patients may require several injection sessions for optimal results, but these are scheduled about a month apart. After finishing the treatment, the pain and unsightly appearance of the damaged veins are greatly improved. Patients report significantly smoother skin and little discoloration. Because these results are achieved without hospitalization or general anesthesia, sclerotherapy is a better choice than surgery for many patients. Patients also find recovery time is much shorter with sclerotherapy, and they are usually able to return to work within days.
About Bellagio Vein Clinic
The Bellagio Vein Clinic opened its Mesa Arizona facility in October of 2010. Our staff is dedicated to treating patients with varicose vein disease. We feel many of these patients would benefit from the latest developments in varicose vein care. We created a destination center for varicose vein therapy and Medical Spa services. The Bellagio Medical Spa offers other aesthetic services designed to enhance the client’s appearance.
STATE OF THE ART FACILITY
The clinic was designed specifically for the type of procedures being offered. When you come to the Bellagio Vein Clinic our goal is that you will feel relaxed and pampered. We have created a spa-like atmosphere yet maintain the highest level of safety and health standards.
Our treating personnel not only meet but exceed all training requirements for the services they provide. Each of our clinicians has been educated in the medical field and has an understanding of the pathophysiology of what they do. When you have a consult with us, we are not trying to sell you a treatment but instead we will offer you options on how to best take care of yourself. Much of our success is due to combining the right person with the right treatment. Appropriate screening is key to achieving a high satisfaction rate. We have set a high standard for our staff. We feel that is your best guarantee for safe and appropriate care.
OUR PROMISE TO YOU
We recognize that you have a choice in where you receive your vein and aesthetic care. We guarantee our staff will provide you with realistic expectations and appropriate recommendations prior to your care, safe and professional treatment during your care and will be there to address any concerns you have after your care. That is our promise to you.
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