Removal of Small Spider Veins
Sclerotherapy effectively treats unsightly spider veins, from the heart down. It's often considered the treatment of choice for small varicose veins.
ABOUT SCLEROTHERAPY TREATMENT
WHAT IS SCLEROTHERAPY
Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure used to eliminate spider veins. Sclerotherapy involves an injection of a a salt solution directly into the vein. The solution collapses the blood vessel and over time, the vessel turns into scar tissue that fades from view.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SCLEROTHERAPY
Reduction of unsightly spider veins
Reduction of small varicose veins
Results without surgery
Easy recovery period
Side effects are minimal
HOW MANY TREATMENTS DO I NEED
Instant results can be seen within one treatment, however, depending on the age and size of the vein, multiple sessions may be necessary
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE TO WORK
You will often see instant results during your treatment session. Stubborn, thicker veins may need multiple treatments for them to effectively collapse and dissolve
DOES SCLEROTHERAPY HURT?
Sclerotherapy procedure is relatively pain-free. If you are uncomfortable with needles, then there may be some mild discomfort which is experienced due to the small needle injection involved. Common side effects include itching and redness at the injection site. These are temporary and often dissipate in a day or two
DOES SCLEROTHERAPY HAVE ANY DOWN TIME?
Sclerotherapy isn’t surgery so you won’t have a lengthy recovery period - you can return home shortly after the treatment. You’ll need to follow your post-procedure instructions and also wear compression stockings to keep the right pressure on the treated veins and prevent blood clots.
HOW MUCH DOES XOTOB COST?
Prices start from £50 per treatment per area. We will give you an accurate quote on consultation.