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Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy in Argentina


Sclerotherapy is an effective and minimally invasive medical-cosmetic treatment that fights varicose veins. It applies to small veins, less than 3mm called telangiectasis or spider veins. Treatment is very safe and eliminates the need for an invasive surgical procedure.

Candidates
 
Ideal candidates are those who want to improve the appearance of:  

  • Varicose veins (spider veins)
  • Symptoms associated with spider veins (pain, swelling, burning)
  • Small Varicose Veins



Treatment is contraindicated in: 

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Cutaneous blood-borne disease that affects the vascular system

The Procedure
 
A Sclerotherapy session is performed on an outpatient basis. First the doctor needs to perform a scan and a functional examination of the veins (doppler).

During the session, a micro needle is use to inject a sclerosing solution into the veins to be treated. This solution causes the vein to harden, bleached and gradually disappears. The number of veins treated in a session depend on the size of veins being treated.

Duration: 30 to 45 minutes.
Frequency: 2-3 sessions per week during approximately 3 weeks depending on each case
Recovery Time: Immediate. The treatment is ambulatory

Results
 
After each session of sclerotherapy, a compression bandage is applied for 12 hours and the patient is then able to return to normal activities, having to avoid direct sun exposure during the treatment. Spider veins will become more clear, it will usually take within 3 to 6 weeks and 3 to 4 months for larger veins.

If the veins respond effectively to treatment, they do not reappear but over the time new veins may appear.


FAQ

1. What are Sclerotherapy side-effects or contraindications?

2. How long will the results of Sclerotherapy last?

3. Can Sclerotherapy be repeated?

4. Is Sclerotherapy a painful treatment?

5. Does the Sclerotherapy treatment leave marks?

6. Do I need pre-surgical studies?

7. Can I tan after this Spider Veins Treatment?

8. Can I do exercises after this Spider Veins Treatment?

9. Can Sclerotherapy affect my health?

10. In addition to the legs, where else can Sclerotherapy be performed?

11. What are Sclerotherapy alternative?


Prices


How much does a sclerotherapy cost abroad? The price for spider veins treatments in Argentina may vary according to the needs and requirements of each patient. Please fill in the form below to contact us and get your Free Quotation!

Our prices includes: pre and post surgery consultations and controls; phlebologist's fees; supplies and disposable materials. Bilingual assistant, accommodation and transfers are optional. Prescribe medication after surgery is not included. No hidden fees!

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Publication date: 06/10/2016
Note: This information serves as support and does not replace your doctor's opinion. Written by Thomas Pizarro.

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