What is the best method of treatment for bulging blue ankle veins?
I have developed protruding blue veins around my ankle (my achilles heel area) and generally on my foot. Would foam sclerotherapy or just sclerotherapy be suitable in treating this? Would it help resolve my ankle aching on hot days?
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Replied on 5/12/2011
Replied on 5/11/2011
By: Nu Vela Esthetica | Raffi Dishakjian, M.D.
Porter Ranch, CA
Foam Sclerotherapy would not be generally necessary or advisable. Recommend
liquid sclerotherapy performed by a phlebologist who is experienced in doing
this delicate area. For truly bulging veins, however, The phlebologist may
decide to rule out reflux (back flow from the deep veins into the
superficial veins) with a duplex ultrasound scan, before starting on
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