Should I wear compression stockings at night?

I had the procedure this morning and wore the compression stockings all day but I can't remember if the Dr. said to wear them when I sleep?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (7)


Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Following sclerotherapy I have the patient wear compression for 48 hours.Following vein closure the stockings are worn for 10 days and removed for showers.

Published on Aug 20, 2010

Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Following sclerotherapy I have the patient wear compression for 48 hours.Following vein closure the stockings are worn for 10 days and removed for showers.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Laser Vein Center

In general compression hose are worn during waking hours only. However, it is not unusual for them to be worn overnight if the treating physician is relying on them for post procedure
compression. In my office we have them worn continuously for 1 week after certain procedures.

Published on Apr 27, 2010

Answered by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

In general compression hose are worn during waking hours only. However, it is not unusual for them to be worn overnight if the treating physician is relying on them for post procedure
compression. In my office we have them worn continuously for 1 week after certain procedures.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Miller Vein

There are many different opinions. Usually, we have patients wear the stockings for 48 hours straight then daytime use for 2 weeks.

Published on Apr 19, 2010

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Answered by Miller Vein

There are many different opinions. Usually, we have patients wear the stockings for 48 hours straight then daytime use for 2 weeks.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Call your doctors office to find out the specifics of your treatment.

Published on Apr 15, 2010

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Call your doctors office to find out the specifics of your treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Innovative Vein

They should be worn the first night.

Published on Apr 15, 2010

Answered by Innovative Vein (View Profile)

They should be worn the first night.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Angelo N. Makris MD

Compression stocking are not necessary when lying flat, but check with your physician because he or she may not want you to remove them for a period of time for other reasons.

Published on Apr 15, 2010

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Answered by Angelo N. Makris MD

Compression stocking are not necessary when lying flat, but check with your physician because he or she may not want you to remove them for a period of time for other reasons.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Center for Venous Disease - Glendale

You should follow the doctor's orders or make an appointment to discuss.

Published on Apr 15, 2010

Answered by Center for Venous Disease - Glendale (View Profile)

You should follow the doctor's orders or make an appointment to discuss.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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