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Spider Vein Sclerotherapy in Santa Monica Vein Center

Santa Monica Vein Center is the top vein clinic in Los Angeles with two board-certified vein surgeons offering the most advanced clinica treatments for visible spider veins and bulging varicose veins.

Spider veins can be effectively eliminated with sclerotherapy using foam sclerotherapy. This minimally-invasive treatment for spider veins and larger branch veins begins with small injections into the abnormal veins to reduce their size and visibility. We offer the full scope of sclerotherapy options in Los Angeles and tailor each treatment to your special requirements. Once sclerotherapy begins to work, your body will naturally reroute the circulation to more efficient channels, thus improving your circulation.

Eliminating unwanted spider veins in Santa Monica
Unlike larger varicose veins, spider veins can occur as a result of normal aging. Spider veins occur very close to the skin surface and are thus much more visible in their early phase of development. Fair complexioned individuals may notice spider veins on the feet, legs, and thighs at a very early stage of adulthood.

Sclerotherapy works by eliminating the blood flow through small spider veins. The procedure begins with the injection of a small amount of sclerosant into the vein so that the vein wall collapses and shuts down. The goal is usually cosmetic, to decrease the quantity and size of the small thread like veins. Once the sclerosant begins to work on the small veins, the veins thrombose and disappear. Dr. Karamanoukian is an expert in sclerotherapy and has appeared on daytime television demonstrating his unique approach to vein treatment.

During your procedure, you will be placed in a semi-flat position while the small spider veins are administered sclerosant. The procedure requires no anesthesia and is usually performed in a clinic setting to reduce the visibility of spider vein clusters and to prevent the further occurrence of small spider veins. The entire procedure will take approximately 30 minutes to perform.

After the sclerotherapy procedure, we recommend that you avoid strenuous activity and that you wear compression stockings.

Schedule a consultation for spider vein and varicose vein treatments at Santa Monica Vein Center. We look forward to speaking about the options in our clinic. If you have any additional questions, we would be happy to discuss these vein related issues further with you.