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Sclerotherapy near Osseo, MN (Minnesota)

Hogue Vein Institute - Maple Grove
7365 Kirkwood Court North,Suite 120
Hennepin County
Maple Grove , Minnesota 55369
Distance: 3.87 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-739-3541


Minneapolis Vein Center
2800 Campus Drive
Suite 20
Plymouth, Minnesota 55441
Distance: 6.98 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-578-1266


Vein Associates - Edina
6525 France Avenue South
Suite 305
Edina, Minnesota 55435
Distance: 12.24 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-617-8734


VeinSolutions - Edina
6525 France Ave. S.
Suite 275
Edina, Minnesota 55435
Distance: 12.24 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-578-2314


Vascular and Interventional Radiology Clinic
516 Delaware St. SE
First Floor, Clinic 1E
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435
Distance: 12.24 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-748-9606


Hogue Vein Institute - Shorewood
19905 Highway 7 East, Suite AB
Shorewood, Minnesota 55331
Distance: 13.95 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 952-856-8641


Hogue Vein Institute - Eden Prairie, MN
800 Prairie Center Drive, Suite 290
Prairie Eden County
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
Distance: 16.25 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-748-4391


Minnesota Vein Center
400 North Village Center Drive
Suite 800
North Oaks, Minnesota 55127
Distance: 19.4 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 651-968-8689


Hogue Vein Institute - White Bear Lake
4916 Highway 61 North
Ramsey County
White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110
Distance: 23.46 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-890-9441


Hogue Vein Institute - BurnsVille
550 Burnsville Parkway West, Suite 201
Burnsville , Minnesota 55337
Distance: 24.63 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 952-679-2597


Vein Center of St. Paul Radiology
1185 Town Centre Drive
Suite 145
Eagan, Minnesota 55123
Distance: 26.39 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-502-2892


Hogue Vein Institute - Woodbury
7700 Hudson Road, Suite 100
Washington County
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
Distance: 29.95 Miles
Contact/Email Doctor
Toll Free: 866-889-3823




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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