Many people in New Jersey develop spider or varicose veins as they grow older. After years of working labor-intensive jobs, standing on your feet all day, or failing to take care of your legs, you may come to suffer from red, purple, or blue veins that are enlarged and branch out in spiderweb-like patterns. Spider and varicose veins can take a toll on your confidence in the way you look. They can also invite health problems like chronic leg pain and the formation of blood clots. You may address them thoroughly, however, by undergoing sclerotherapy procedures. Learn what sclerotherapy is and at what point you should consider it as a spider or varicose vein patient.
What is Sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure in New Jersey that eases or eliminates the appearance of spider and varicose veins. It is performed in-office on an outpatient basis.
Our provider will inject a saline solution into the veins. The vessels will then collapse, causing the veins to fade. We may use a topical numbing gel on the surface of your leg before injecting an anesthetic into the area being treated. The numbing sensation should wear off shortly after the procedure is finished.
After you are sent home, you may be advised to wear compression stockings. Once you are familiar with how sclerotherapy is performed, you may then wonder if it is right for you. You may be convinced by learning for what reasons patients typically undergo it today.
Why Choose Sclerotherapy?
Spider veins are not a significant risk to most patients’ health. Nonetheless, people who undergo this treatment often do so primarily because they want to feel more confident about their appearance. When the veins are no longer visible, people may feel more at ease when wearing clothing like shorts and skirts.
Likewise, people in New Jersey who suffer from the symptoms of varicose veins, such as throbbing, aching and itching, may decide to undergo sclerotherapy to relieve their discomfort. These symptoms could indicate the onset of blood clots, which themselves can cause a heart attack or stroke.
Finally, people who undergo sclerotherapy often do so because the procedure is minimally-invasive and is one of the fastest and easiest ways to relieve their spider or varicose veins. They do not have to spend a lot of time recovering. They get long-lasting results without having to continue to undergo medical care or make changes to their lifestyles.
Contact Us Today
To schedule your consultation, call Cardiac Associates of North Jersey in Oakland, New Jersey. We happily serve clients in the Oakland and surrounding areas. Contact us today to schedule your sclerotherapy treatment!