Sclerotherapy involves an injection of a solution, Aethoxysklerol, (the sclerosing agent) into the veins which enters the blood vessels. Pain relief is not necessary since the treatment is virtually pain free. Afterwards, it is necessary for wear compression socks / tights for up to two weeks after the treatment. After 2-4 weeks a check-up appointment is necessary, any follow-up treatment is carried out.
In certain cases, there are temporary reactions such as the reddening and irritation of the skin, swelling and itching. There may be some pigmen discoloration or small crusts. These risks and possible issues are discussed in full in the preliminary consultation.