Category Archives: Sclerotherapy

Quick Guide to Preparing for Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is nothing new. This therapy for removing spider veins has been around in one form or another since the late 1980s. But the introduction of newer techniques has made it as popular as laser vein treatments. In sclerotherapy, a special solution known as a sclerosant is injected into unwanted blood vessels (the varicose or […]

Is Surgery the Only Way to Treat Varicose Veins?

Varicose vein treatment is sought for the following reasons: to relieve pain, improve cosmetic appearance, and prevent complications. At Lumier Medical, patients often come to us for a second opinion on treating their varicose veins. Often, these patients have consulted with their G.P. and have been told to have surgery to relieve the pain associated […]

Safely Eliminate Spider Veins with Sclerotherapy

Has your age or lifestyle caused you to notice thin, broken looking veins just below the surface of your skin? These little vessels often appear red, blue or purple and show near the legs common stress points such as the knees and ankles.  Commonly called spider veins, these broken veins are not medically concerning but […]