Sclerotherapy near Miami Gardens, FL (Florida)

Vein & Vascular Center of South Florida
2205 N. University Drive

Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
Distance: 7.11 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-747-5312

Vein and Vascular Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Cardiovascular Consultants of South Florida
1150 N. 35th Avenue
Suite 605
Hollywood, Florida 33021
Distance: 9.87 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-671-4282

Soffer Vein Experts
21097 N.E. 27th Court
Suite 330
Aventura, Florida 33180
Distance: 10.95 Miles
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Toll Free: 305-707-5964

Miami Vein Center
1501 South Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33129
Distance: 14.55 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-443-4580

American Access Care
9200 South Dadeland Blvd
Suite 101
Miami, Florida 33313
Distance: 15.42 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-768-9608

South Florida Vascular Associates
5300 W Hillsboro Blvd
Suite 107
Coconut Creek, Florida 33073
Distance: 26.43 Miles
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Toll Free: 954-501-0792

The Kimmel Institute
1905 Clint Moore Road
Suite 215
Boca Raton, Florida 33428
Distance: 29.66 Miles
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Toll Free: 561-404-1013

Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center
670 Glades Road
Suite 320
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Distance: 33.49 Miles
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Toll Free: 561-983-6137

11195 S. Jog Road
Suite 6
Boynton Beach, Florida 33437
Distance: 41.3 Miles
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Toll Free: 561-948-5509

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About Sclerotherapy

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.

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