Sclerotherapy New York

Updated on: August 18, 2014
Millions of women head to New York every year to watch a Broadway play. Plays like Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Lion King, A Chorus Line, Chicago, or Frankstein Off-Broadway just to name a few. And if you are getting all dressed up to see a Broadway musical you want to show off your beautiful legs. If you experience unsightly clusters of red, blue or purple veins on your thighs, calves and ankles, you may have spider veins. Spider veins can be treated with sclerotherapy in New York a cosmetic procedure that can make your legs look great.

Spider veins are small, thin veins that lie close to the surface of the skin. Although these minute veins are linked to your larger venous system, they are not a necessary part of it.

Spider veins have one of three basic designs:

1. A true spider shape with a group of veins radiating outward from a dark central point.

2. A pattern that looks like tiny branch-like shapes.

3. They may appear linear - thin separate lines or like sunburst or cartwheel. Linear spider veins are most often found on the inner knee and the outer thigh for a sunburst or cartwheel distribution.

Causes for Spider Veins

• Heredity

• Pregnancy

• Hormonal Shifts

• Weight Gain

• Prolonged Standing

• Prolonged Sitting

• Taking certain Medications

The Procedure

In this sclerotherapy procedure, your veins will be injected with a sclerosing solution that will make them collapse and fade from sight. This can also clear up other symptoms that you may be experiencing that are associated with spider veins, like aching, burning, swelling and night cramps.

Treatment takes 30 minutes to an hour and sometimes you may need 3-4 treatments, but the results are permanent. On average the cost of sclerotherapy is $273. If you are experiencing problems with spider veins you can find a New York Vein treatment center now.

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