Treating the South Texas Area
Hamilton Vascular is your premier center for the treatment of vein disease, artery disease, feminine conditions, and interventional radiology. With six convenient locations, our expert medical specialists and highly-trained staff members are proud to offer cutting-edge vascular and arterial treatments to residents of Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and the neighboring communities in southern Texas. We are proud to offer a range of surgical and non-surgical treatments including sclerotherapy.
What is Sclerotherapy?
If you have varicose veins, you may have already heard of sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy is one of the most well-known treatments for varicose veins to date. This minimally invasive treatment involves injecting a small amount of a specially formulated chemical solution full of sclerosing agents into the affected veins to reduce pain and discomfort caused by the enlargement or swelling of the veins. Sclerotherapy is also a popular treatment to improve spider veins on the thighs, calves, and feet.
What are the Benefits of Sclerotherapy?
There are many benefits of receiving sclerotherapy at Hamilton Vascular, including:
- Minimally invasive treatment
- Improves the appearance of spider veins
- Treats mild to moderate varicose veins
- Minimal downtime and recovery period
What Can I Expect During My Sclerotherapy Treatment?
Your sclerotherapy treatments will be performed at your local Hamilton Vascular location by one of our board-certified vein specialists. Before your treatment begins, an anesthetic may be applied to your treatment area. This is to ensure you are as comfortable as possible throughout your treatment. Once numb, your specialist will begin making a series of injections into your affected veins. These injections will introduce the sclerosing agents into the damaged veins, closing them off, and relieving your symptoms. Patients with severe varicose veins and spider veins may require more than one treatment session to achieve their desired results.
What Can I Expect After My Sclerotherapy Treatment?
Immediately following your sclerotherapy treatment, you may notice swelling, bruising, and tenderness around your treated areas. This is normal typically resolves on its own within a few days of treatment. You may be asked to wear compression socks to help promote blood flow ensure and a quick healing process. Patients will be able to start feeling and seeing the results of their sclerotherapy treatment within three to six weeks of treatment, with ultimate results becoming apparent within three to six months.
Is Sclerotherapy Right for Me?
If you're suffering from the uncomfortable side effects of varicose veins or wish to improve the appearance of your spider veins, sclerotherapy at Hamilton Vascular may be right for you. The best way to find out if sclerotherapy is right for you is to schedule a private consultation with one of our board-certified specialists. They'll be happy to sit down with you, listen to your concerns, assess your veins' condition, and develop a fully personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your ultimate health goals.
How Much Does Sclerotherapy Cost?
The cost of your sclerotherapy will vary depending on your health insurance coverage. To get a better idea of how much your sclerotherapy will cost, we encourage you to come in for a private consultation with one of our specialists.
The doctors and expert medical team at Hamilton Vascular are proud to offer surgical and non-surgical treatments for vein disease, artery disease, and feminine conditions. We are proud to offer a wide range of services to patients in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and the neighboring communities in southern Texas. Contact us to schedule your private consultation with one of our vascular specialists today.