Spider Vein Treatments And What To Expect

Spider Veins - Treatment by Vein Specialists of PittsburghSpider veins are red, blue, purple, or pinkish lines which can be seen on the outer part of the skin in a spider-leg arrangement. The actual structure you are seeing is a vessel called capillaries or small veins (venules) which have become larger than structurally designed and become apparent on the skin.

Does Sclerotherapy Hurt?


As injection of sclerosing agent entails multiple needle sticks with a very small needle, mild discomfort and/ or burning sensation is possible. Injections are generally well tolerated.

Injections are generally well tolerated. If patients wish they may take Advil, Tylenol or Ibuprofen after the treatment.

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