There are always aspects of our appearance that cause us to feel uncomfortable or bad about the way we look. It is common for individuals, especially women, to start dealing with spider veins as they get older. Dealing with spider veins is something that is especially frustrating because it is not something that you can exercise away. You cannot use topical creams or other over-the-counter treatments to make the spider veins disappear. For many people in Manhattan, NY, it is a sign that they are getting older and that they no longer have the same control over their appearance. Don’t lose heart. We invite you to learn about spider vein treatment at our office.
Spider veins are small veins that are usually blue, purple, or red. Some people may think that they just have a bruise that doesn’t go away until they closely examine the area and see that it is not a bruise, but a collection of small veins that are close to the surface. They typically appear on the ankles, calves, and thighs.
So, what kind of treatments are available for spider veins here in our Manhattan, NY office? Sclerotherapy is the most common form of spider vein treatment that is available. It involves injecting a special solution into the veins. When the solution comes in contact with the veins, it causes them to collapse and fade. The blood will be routed through healthy veins. It may take a couple of weeks for you to see the full results of the treatment. And it may be necessary for you to return to our office in Manhattan, NY for additional treatments in order to have the best results.
Most people will see their spider veins fade after their first treatment. But it is unrealistic to think that this spider vein treatment will always yield perfect results. However, you should be able to get results that are satisfying.
In most cases, the results are going to be permanent. However, an individual may develop new spider veins again over time. The veins that were treated will not reappear since they have collapsed and have been absorbed by the body. This does not mean that new spider veins cannot appear in the future.
When you come in for your spider vein treatment consultation at Rao Dermatology, we will be happy to discuss different things that you can do to enjoy the results of your treatment for as long as possible. We have offices in Fresno, CA, Hanford, CA, Woodbridge, NJ, Manhattan, NY, and Atlantic Highlands, NJ. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!