How much is too much sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy . 8 answers . 2 years ago

I've had laser treatment of my left and right front saphenous veins and my left back saph vein. The follow up to this is Sclerotherpy to close off some branches. I had three injections on the right leg and seven on the left. He wants to do more. Should I ?

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2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center

If you are happy with your legs in the way they feel and look then there is
no need. If not sure get a second opinion.

2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

If you are happy with your legs in the way they feel and look then there is
no need. If not sure get a second opinion.


2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group

Depends on what you need. Multiple sessions are sometimes required.

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

Depends on what you need. Multiple sessions are sometimes required.


2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Hard to answer without knowing and examining your legs first hand. You can always get another opinion.

2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

Hard to answer without knowing and examining your legs first hand. You can always get another opinion.


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

It is very difficult to say without seeing you personally and performing ultrasound examination. In our clinic we, on occasion perform up to three sclerotherpy treatments and we do not inject varicose veins. Those we remove with microphlebectomy. If you have concerns, I would recommend scheduling a discussion with your treating surgeon or seeking a second opinion

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

It is very difficult to say without seeing you personally and performing ultrasound examination. In our clinic we, on occasion perform up to three sclerotherpy treatments and we do not inject varicose veins. Those we remove with microphlebectomy. If you have concerns, I would recommend scheduling a discussion with your treating surgeon or seeking a second opinion


2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD

Do you still have symptoms? If they are not lifestyle limiting, then stop.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

Do you still have symptoms? If they are not lifestyle limiting, then stop.


2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center

If you still have more "abnormal" veins in your legs your should have them treated with sclerotherapy. You want to have a more complete elimination of your veins, else they will just continue to give you symptoms or get larger and show up on the surface as varicose veins.

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

If you still have more "abnormal" veins in your legs your should have them treated with sclerotherapy. You want to have a more complete elimination of your veins, else they will just continue to give you symptoms or get larger and show up on the surface as varicose veins.


2 years ago by Miller Vein

Effective sclerotherapy is a gradual process. Each case is very different.
We encourage you to make an appointment for a consultation with a board certified vein specialist.

2 years ago by Miller Vein (View Profile)

Effective sclerotherapy is a gradual process. Each case is very different.
We encourage you to make an appointment for a consultation with a board certified vein specialist.


2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Sclerotherapy is a process. The amount needed is dependent on the extent of the spider veins. Laser ablation does not treat spiders. I usually recommend sclerotherapy treatments at 6 week intervals. After 3 treatments I then wait 4 to 6 months before another treatment.

2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Sclerotherapy is a process. The amount needed is dependent on the extent of the spider veins. Laser ablation does not treat spiders. I usually recommend sclerotherapy treatments at 6 week intervals. After 3 treatments I then wait 4 to 6 months before another treatment.


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