Vascular Surgery/Sclerotherapy

A proven procedure that improves the appearance of varicose and spider veins

Sclerotherapy has evolved over many years to improve the appearance of varicose and spider veins. Sclerotherapy is also used to treat the symptoms that may be experienced with varicose and spider veins, including swelling, aching and burning sensation.

Sclerotherapy treatment

A tiny needle is used to administer a series of injections that contain small amounts of a sterile solution into the vein. Because the needle is so small, patients do not need any anaesthetic and usually feel little pain. The solution displaces the blood within the diseased vein and causes the vein to collapse. The treated vein is absorbed and eventually becomes nearly invisible.

Although the same vein may require multiple injections over time, each session can be performed in our clinic in less than 30 minutes. The total number of veins treated during one session will depend on the size and location of the veins as well as the overall medical health of the patient. Any follow-up sessions will be scheduled at least four weeks apart so that the results of the previous treatment can be accurately evaluated.

Sclerotherapy is a proven procedure to improve the appearance of varicose and spider veins. Although the treatment cannot prevent new varicose and spider veins from appearing, the results of the ones treated are permanent.

The needles used to administer the saline are incredibly fine and therefore no pain should be experienced during the procedure. On rare occasions, some patients may feel a minor stinging sensation or cramping when the needle goes through the vein, but any discomfort should not last long.

There are several treatments which improve the appearance of varicose and spider veins. In your initial consultation, one of our expert specialists will discuss the options available to you, allowing you to make an informed choice.

Sclerotherapy is often chosen as treatment because it is a procedure that has evolved over many years. Sclerotherapy is often the preferred treatment for smaller varicose veins and spider veins that are close to the surface.

The sclerotherapy procedure usually takes approximately 30 minutes.

Patients who chose sclerotherapy can return to normal duties immediately after the treatment. Any swelling or discomfort felt following the sclerotherapy treatment usually subsides within a few days. Mild bruising may be visible for one to two weeks.

A sclerotherapy procedure pricing is dependent on how many varicose and spider veins need to be treated.

Procedure Overview 

  • Sclerotherapy is a proven cosmetic procedure to treat varicose and spider veins
  • Involves administering a small amount of sterile solution into the vein
  • Procedure performed without any need for anaesthetic
  • The same vein may require multiple injections over time
  • Typical procedure takes no more than 30 minutes
  • Any discomfort should alleviate after a few days
  • Medication may be prescribed to help alleviate any pain post-surgery
  • You will have an initial consultation with an expert specialist in this area

"Doctor Aldin, the best doctor ever. I had sclerotherapy at both legs to treat some small varicose veins! So so happy with the results. I found the clinic on google and I chose them because they have the best reviews! The prices are not expensive and the results are wow ! I truly recommend the clinic !the best staff and doctors."

"Team is very professional and friendly. Dr. Zaid Aldin did fantastic job. Things were explained very clearly to me from the start, which really put my mind at ease during the whole treatment process. Following the treatment to remove the two most predominate veins, I also had a course of sclerotherapy on some small thread veins. I was able to walk back home on the same day of the surgery. I am very pleased with the end results and my healing process was painless and smooth. I would highly recommend the clinic to anyone considering treatment on their veins."


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