What are the Side Effects of Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive treatment that is highly effective in treating varicose veins and spider veins. The vast majority of patients report feeling minimal discomfort during treatment and enjoy the convenience of being able to walk out of the physician’s office.

As a safe procedure, Sclerotherapy has few side effects that occur on occasion. Some that may occur at the injection site include bruising, raised, irritated red areas, and darkened skin.

On a rare occasion the following side effects may occur –

  • Inflammation and swelling around the injection site.
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Allergic reaction

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