Category: Sclerotherapy

Spider Vein Treatment Options

With their network of finely dilated red or blue blood vessels, spider veins can create unsightly blemishes. But with a range of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment options available, today spider veins can be removed painlessly and efficiently. At the Vein Institute of New Jersey with eight (8) convenient locations in Clifton, Landing, Livingston, Morristown, Princeton, […]

Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

With their twisted, purplish or blue contortions, sometimes protruding above the surrounding skin, varicose veins can certainly be unsightly. But are varicose veins dangerous? Most varicose veins are relatively benign. Often, these veins itch or are painful—especially when standing or walking. Other common symptoms of varicose veins can include cramping and aching, and legs that […]

Potential Downsides of Sclerotherapy

Modern sclerotherapy techniques are highly effective in reducing or eliminating unsightly varicose veins, reticular veins and spider veins. But any therapy presents potential drawbacks or risks to some patients, and here at the Vein Institute of New Jersey with eight (8) convenient locations, in Clifton, Landing , Livingston, Morristown, Princeton, Rockaway, Shrewsbury and Westfield., we […]

What is Foam Sclerotherapy?

Foam Sclerotherapy is another method for treating spider veins. Instead of a liquid drug being injected into the vein, of the same liquid is mixed with air before it is injected into the vein. The advantage is that the “bubble” of medicine that is created has a larger surface area, which makes for a better […]