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Your veins are responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood back to the heart. Varicose veins develop in areas where the blood, which ought to moving toward the heart, instead develops a back flow. This can be due to a deformities, a lack of valves, or faulty valves that inhibit the normal blood flow. Varicose veins can be painful and are often characterized as swollen blue areas under the skin.
Sclerotheraphy is a type of treatment for small spider or varicose veins that involves very small injections of medication into the affected veins. This solution causes varicose and spider veins to shrink and quickly dissolve. Sclerotherapy can reduce symptoms of vein malformation as well improve the appearance of unsightly veins.
 
 
Your veins are responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood back to the heart. Varicose veins develop in areas where the blood, which ought to moving toward the heart, instead develops a back flow. This can be due to a deformities, a lack of valves, or faulty valves that inhibit the normal blood flow. Varicose veins can be painful and are often characterized as swollen blue areas under the skin. Spider veins are smaller veins or dilated capillaries that are characterized as very fine purple lines.
 
Treatment
 
You can receive sclerotherapy at your doctor’s office. During the procedure, your doctor will deliver careful injections of medication into your affected veins. Your doctor may choose from a variety of medications that have been shown to be equally effective. Although you will need to wear bandages for some time, you may return to your normal activities after the procedure. You may find that it is helpful to wear compression stockings following treatment. You may choose to have multiple injections to achieve your desired cosmetic result.