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Sclerotherapy in Framingham, Massachusetts (MA)

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 Brian Davison, M.D.

Finding a Framingham vein treatment clinic is simple with The Vanishing Vein located in Framingham, Massachusetts. Dr. Brian Davison, MD and his staff are determined to provide their patients with the very best treatment and care as they seek relief for their spider veins and varicose veins. These conditions can be very unpleasant for anybody suffering from them. That is why Dr. Davison uses the most effective and efficient treatments to help those suffering from the painful and embarrassing venous diseases. As many people feel self-conscious or embarrassed by these venous diseases’ unsightly appearance, the Framingham vein treatment clinic understands their responsibility to their patients and does not take it lightly. Using advanced equipment and cutting edge technology to administer treatment, Dr. Davison and staff ensure each patient is given the best chance of success and satisfaction.

The Framingham vein treatment facility is committed to continuing their high rate of success and satisfaction among their patients. They make every effort to help patients reach their goal of ridding themselves of these awful vein diseases. Some of the treatments used by the center include compression stockings, endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency occlusion, Endo Laser Vein System, sclerotherapy, venous reflux exams, VNUS and varicose vein surgery.

Brian Davison, M.D.
Toll Free: 866-871-4480
The Vanishing Vein
61 Lincoln Street
Suite 115
Framingham, MA 01702


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