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Do You Struggle With Unsightly Visible Veins? Sclerotherapy Can Help

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Do you struggle with unsightly visible veins like spider veins? The talented dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic may be able to help. One treatment option that can help with unsightly visible veins is sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure that causes little discomfort and requires a few weeks of recovery.  Understanding Spider Everyone has veins in their body. Veins play an important role in the body by carrying blood back to the heart. Most veins in the body go unnoticed. However, when these veins fail to function properly, they become visible. Unsightly visible veins typically appear in the … Continue reading

Can You Prevent Spider Veins?

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It’s summertime, and you would love to appear bare-legged in public. However, doing so would reveal the unattractive spider veins on your legs. The dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa explain how to prevent spider veins, as well as ways to eradicate them. Spider veins do not go away on their own. What are Spider Veins? Red, blue or purple spider veins look like skinny webs beneath the skin’s surface. They usually show up on the legs and thighs, although they can appear on the face and other areas, too. Spider veins do not hurt. They seldom indicate a … Continue reading

Patients discover what to expect and side effects from sclerotherapy in La Mesa, CA

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Patients in La Mesa, CA who are bothered by spider veins can turn to the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology to learn what to expect from sclerotherapy. Often a treatment of choice for spider veins, sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution into the vessels. The solution irritates these vessels and causes them to collapse and eventually be absorbed by the body. What to expect and side effects Sclerotherapy is performed in the physician’s office and does not require general anesthesia. The amount of time and the number of injections needed depends on the number and size of the veins being treated. … Continue reading

Patients ask, “Who is a candidate for sclerotherapy in La Mesa, CA?”

The Board-Certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA offer sclerotherapy to treat leg veins

During the heat of summer, no one wants to hide behind long pants. However, women with spider veins often do just that because they are embarrassed by their legs. For patients plagued by unsightly spider veins, the Board-Certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA offer sclerotherapy to treat leg veins. Spider veins are small, dilated superficial veins. They may be red or blue and generally do not cause discomfort. Who is a candidate for sclerotherapy?   Patients who are bothered by the appearance of their spider veins may seek treatment. Spider veins or the small veins may be … Continue reading

Patients in La Mesa, CA ask, “What is the process of sclerotherapy?”

What is the Process of Sclerotherapy in La Mesa CA

If you suffer from unsightly spider veins, you may have asked, “What is the process of sclerotherapy?” In use since the 1930’s, sclerotherapy is a tried and true treatment for spider veins. The Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa, CA offer treatment options to eliminate spider veins. Why it is done Many women have superficial groups of blue, red, or purple veins. Although they do not cause pain, they can be a cosmetic issue for some patients leading them to hide their legs. Varicose veins are larger, raised and may cause discomfort or itching. Sclerotherapy is a medical … Continue reading

CA patients learn what to expect after the sclerotherapy procedure

Dr. Christopher Crosby at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic explains what to expect after the sclerotherapy procedure.

Your legs have carried you through some of the best times of your life – down the aisle, soothing sick babies, across the dancefloor, and tearing up the links. The sclerotherapy procedure for spider and lesser varicose veins keeps legs looking great, and aftercare is easier than you think. CA dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology share this information. Leg veins and sclerotherapy  Telangiectasias, better known as spider veins, are small clustered blood vessels near the surface of skin. These colorful dilated vessels are caused by backup in the vascular system, the result of faulty valves in veins.   Sclerotherapy is injection … Continue reading

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