What is Sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy is available at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics for men and women with visible vascular issues, like spider veins. As a preferred treatment to the invasive vein procedures of the past, sclerotherapy is known for its gentle processes to eliminate unwanted surface veins. You will not want to conceal your skin after your undesirable veins disappear. All sclerotherapy procedures are performed personally by our board-certified general surgeon, Dr. Matthew Lynch. When you are injected with sclerotherapy, the tiny amount of sclerosing solution will irritate the vein enough to cause it to collapse. Then, your body's natural processes will take care of the rest. Using ultrasound-guided techniques, Dr. Lynch can safely and effectively eliminate your aesthetically unpleasing veins with minimal side effects and no scarring. Find out more in a confidential consultation in our Peoria, AZ office. Book your appointment today to see if you qualify for sclerotherapy.
"Dr Lynch is very knowledgeable and professional. Very excited about starting my journey to younger looking skin! I am very impressed and highly recommend this practice!"- T.N. / Google / May 26, 2021
"I couldn’t be happier with my experience at Lynch Vein and Aesthetics. The office is beautiful and the staff is professional and friendly. I had surface vein removal and botox and am extremely satisfied with the results. Dr. Lynch is so knowledgeable and explained everything thoroughly before and during the procedure. I highly recommend this practice."- D.T. / Google / Apr 23, 2021
"Absolutely amazing dr and staff!!!!! Patient care is absolutely amazing!"- L.M. / Google / Feb 02, 2021
"Amazing experience. The doctor and his wonderful staff are kind, compassionate, and knowledgeable. They listen to your needs then explain what options and process would be best for you."- J.Z. / Google / Jan 20, 2021
"So refreshing to enter a doctors office where everybody is happy smiling and welcoming you. Very professional made you feel comfortable and welcomed. I highly recommend this doctors office."- J.M. / Google / Jan 20, 2021
Am I a candidate for sclerotherapy?
Dr. Lynch considers the following when determining if sclerotherapy should be a treatment option:
- You are not pregnant or breastfeeding
- You are older than 30 years old
- You have realistic expectations about what sclerotherapy can do for your appearance
- You do not have a blood disorder, take blood thinners (anticoagulation medication), or have a history of developing blood clots
- You are healthy and can be physically active (walking or light exercise)
- You are willing to do the necessary post-op instructions to take care of your health
If you would like to find out more about being a candidate for sclerotherapy, it is important to meet with Dr. Lynch for an evaluation of your veins.
Sclerotherapy Treatment Details
Sclerotherapy is performed in a private treatment room within our Peoria, AZ office. Dr. Lynch will numb the area with a local anesthetic for your comfort. He will be guided by an ultrasound, which will be visible on a monitor. Dr. Lynch will gently inject the vein(s) with the sclerosing solution. Sclerotherapy should cause the vein to collapse and close off. Your body will do the rest of the work by eliminating the damaged vein(s) through your natural waste system. We will put a bandage on the injection site. You will also need to wear compression stockings for about two weeks. Dr. Lynch will want to see how your body responded to the treatment at your follow-up appointment. You may need additional injections for the best results.
What TO Expect
Sclerotherapy does a wonderful job of getting rid of your spider veins and other vascular lesions. We want to remind you that this treatment does not prevent new veins from appearing on your skin in the future. This treatment only takes care of the veins injected, and it may require additional sclerotherapy sessions when more veins emerge.
In the meantime, you need to take care of yourself after your sclerotherapy session. You can comfortably recover at home. It is very important to wear your compression stockings during your recovery period. We also ask that you avoid taking hot baths, drinking alcohol, or performing strenuous exercises for a few days. Light exercise and daily walks are advised.
A Vein Treatment that meets Your needs
At Lynch Vein & Aesthetics, Dr. Lynch can carefully evaluate your veins to determine the appropriate treatment for you. Sclerotherapy is one of the leading vascular treatments available today. We look forward to meeting you and exploring your options with our many different types of vein and aesthetic treatments. Book an appointment today at our Peoria, AZ office. We want to offer you customized vascular services that meet your needs.
Related Conditions & Treatments
Five Symptoms of Varicose and Spider Veins
What are those dark, branching, or bulging veins beneath your skin? They could be spider veins, varicose veins, or another vascular condition.Read
How Many Laser Treatments Until Veins Disappear?
If spider veins, birthmarks, and other lesions have you feeling self-conscious about your skin, a single laser vein treatment session can help!Read
Can Varicose Veins Appear At Any Age?
Is it possible to develop varicose veins at a young age, and what you can do to prevent them? Find the answers to your varicose vein questions here.Read
Does Weight Gain Cause Varicose Veins To Appear?
What are varicose veins, what causes them, and how are they related to your weight? Get the answers to all of your varicose vein questions here.Read