Sclerotherapy for Leg VeinsInjections performed by Deanna Sirkoch, RN of Beleza Plastic Surgery & Medi-Spa in Sewickley, PA
It isn’t just our face that shows our age! Hands, necks, chests, and, yes, legs all are give-aways of our true age. One the best and most effective treatments to rejuvenate aging legs is sclerotherapy, a.k.a. the therapeutic injection of a product that helps to minimize the visibility of leg veins.
Our nurse injector, Deanna, has years of experience with sclerotherapy and has helped men and women from Pittsburgh to Cranberry Township and beyond look and feel their best with the leg vein therapy. Contact us online today or call 724-759-7777 to schedule your complimentary leg vein consultation.
Injection performed by Deanna Sirkoch, RN
- Those with mild to moderate spider veins on the legs
Contraindications for treatment include any underlying venous disease, or bulging varicose veins, for which you may want to see a vein specialist.
Dee uses the FDA-approved Asclera drug. Injections are almost painless, since they are done with a very fine needle. During treatment, the injected vein will clear out, and shortly after refill. This will leave the area treated pink and inflamed. Bruising may follow, but is not common.
Recovery Following Sclerotherapy
Leg vein injections are short procedures with manageable recovery period. You will wear compression garments for a minimum of four days following treatment, and you will be able to schedule your next treatment for 6 weeks later.
Are the results of sclerotherapy permanent?
While the injections are very effective, they are not permanent, due to the nature of spider veins. Sclerotherapy is treating a symptom – visible veins, while spider veins are caused by genetic and hormonal influences, which sclerotherapy does not address. Thus, we cannot guarantee that you will never again have visible spider veins in the area of treatment.
Can I wear my compression garment as a preventative measure?
Put simply, yes.
Your compression garment helps to prevent further development of spider veins.