Vein Treatment Options

Sclerotherapy Treatment Instructions:
Pre and Post Sclerotherapy

Pre-Sclerotherapy Treatment Instructions

  •     Try to avoid aspirin for 1 week before treatment unless you are taking it for a heart condition.
  •     Bring loose fitting shorts or a leotard to wear for your treatment.
  •     Before your treatment shower and wash your legs with an anti-bacterial soap.
  •     Do not apply any creams or lotions to your legs.
  •     Do not shave your legs on the day of your appointment.


Post Sclerotherapy Treatment Instructions

  •     If cotton balls were applied you may remove and wash with anti-bacterial soap after 1 hour.
  •     Try to walk for 30 minutes immediately after treatment to stimulate your circulation.
  •     Daily walks are beneficial for all forms of venous treatment.
  •     If a wrap was applied you may remove it after 24 hours.
  •     Wear stockings for 2-3 days, remove at night.
  •     Avoid hot baths or showers for 1 week.
  •     Avoid vigorous or high impact exercise for 2-3 days.
  •     You may apply moisturizing lotion after 24 hours.
  •     Avoid tanning beds for 2 weeks