Today, many doctors are treating spider veins with schlerotherapy. In this rather simple procedure, veins are injected with a sclerosing solution, which causes them to collapse and fade from view. The procedure may also help remedy the symptoms associated with spider veins; including aching, burning, swelling and night cramps. Housed in our state-of-the-art laboratory is a certified, Class 100 Glove box used for aseptic compounding. Our sterile laboratory enables us to compound IV solutions, such as those used for sclerotherapy.
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Comparative Trial Between Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate and Glycerin in the Treatment of Telangiectatic Leg Veins
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