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Sclerotherapy in Destin, FL


The Vein Center of Florida
James Jimenez, M.D.
12671 Emerald Coast Parkway
Suite 210
Destin, Florida 32550
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-697-1233



Destin Vein Center
Richard J. Grisoli, M.D., R.P.V.I.
4485 Furling Lane
Destin, Florida 32541
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-579-9155



Coastal Vein Institute
Drs. Christopher J. Bosarge, Stuart A. Harlin, Fernando E. Kafie, Christopher J. LeCroy, Ginger L. Manos, Huey B. McDaniel, Michael Miller, Aaron B. Montgomery, John A. Tucker
7720 Highway 98 West
Suite 340
Destin, Florida 32550
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 850-855-4695


Sclerotherapy near Destin, FL (Florida)

Coastal Vein Institute & Aesthetic Center
2301 North Ninth Ave.
Suite 100
Pensacola, Florida 32503
Distance: 43.7 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 850-665-3046


Interventional Radiology Consultants
1717 North E Street
Suite 300
Pensacola, Florida 32501
Distance: 44.02 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 805-409-9534


The Vein Center of Florida
210-B East Government Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502
Distance: 44.49 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-601-3454




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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