Sclerotherapy / Vein Surgery

Varicose veins appear mostly on women at the age of 50 and even younger. These veins appear enlarged, swollen and painful, and have bluish-red color. Varicose veins appear due to genetics, blockage of blood flow, and increase pressure on the veins. Factors like aging, overweight, hormones, pregnancy, birth control pills and standing for long periods of time can increase pressure on the veins.

The effects of varicose veins are pain and swelling, cramp, legs tiredness, plugs, infections, bleeding, brown spots where the varicose veins are, to name a few. Men are also not spared from varicose veins as it can also appear on their testicles.

Although varicose veins are considered common, don’t think that its natural. When your veins start to get swollen and painful, get it treated, so no further complications will occur.

Dr. Alonzo offers a quick and effective solution to varicose veins….

Sclerotherapy or vein surgery is a procedure that helps remove or minimize spider veins and superficial varicose veins. It involves a careful injection of a special solution into the vein using a tiny needle. The solution causes the vein to disappear or become less obvious.

Surgery is performed on an outpatient basis and usually takes 30 minutes to one hour per session, using local anesthesia. You can return to work or resume normal activities after the surgery. Some medications and antioxidants including high dosage of Vitamin C will be prescribed to you to speed the healing process. You can return to work or resume normal activities after the procedure.

But be informed that no matter how successful your vein surgery result is, varicose veins cannot be treated permanently. Your diet and lifestyle will play a very important role to avoid reappearance of varicose veins. Dr. Alonzo will give you tips and suggestions on taking care of your treated veins so you can fully enjoy your life ahead.