Sclerotherapy:  The Basics

Veins have a lot of work to do throughout the average person’s lifetime.  They are the highway system that pushes blood through to every organ in the body.  As blood circulates non-stop through our body, it passes through valves which are essentially one way flaps.  (This is so that blood does not flow backwards.)  When these valves weaken and excess blood begins to fill those valves it can result in visible clusters of small veins, commonly known as spider veins. There are many treatments for spider veins which range from lifestyle changes such as exercising, dieting, wearing compression stockings and not standing for long periods.  However, one of the most.