Modern alternatives to vein stripping include endovenous laser therapy, radiofrequency occlusion and ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. Laser therapy is best utilized for fine veins or for more limited areas. If you have problems with spider veins, you can also choose treatment with natural products. Laser treatments are usually used to treat smaller spider veins, especially on the face and the upper body.

Picture above: spider veins before and after the treatment

Recovery periods may differ from treatment to treatment. After the Sclerotherapy procedure you may experience temporary itching or cramping at the injection site.

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