Sclerotherapy near Lyons, CO (Colorado)

Boulder Vein Center
4743 Arapahoe Ave, Suite 102
Boulder, Colorado 80303
Distance: 16.07 Miles
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Toll Free: 303-647-5375

The Vein and Laser Center of Northern Colorado
1915 Wilmington Drive
Suite 100
Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
Distance: 25.78 Miles
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Toll Free: 970-818-8112

Advanced Medical Imaging Diamond Hill
2490 West 26th Avenue
Suite 120A
Denver, Colorado 80211
Distance: 34.59 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-681-7916

Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology offices of Adrienne E. Stewart MD
3300 E 1st Ave #400
Denver, Colorado 80206
Distance: 38.48 Miles
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Toll Free: 303-747-3251

Laronn Clinique for Laser and Skin Therapy
5370 Greenwood Plaza Blvd
Building 1, Suite 105
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
Distance: 47.32 Miles
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Toll Free: 303-552-2653

Colorado Laser and Vein
8120 S. Holly Street
Suite 111
Centennial, Colorado 80122
Distance: 47.7 Miles
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Toll Free: 800-737-0128

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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