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    21Jul, 2017

    Sclerotherapy facts by Dr Tess

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    Eighty million Americans have some kind of venous disorder, and 80% of these are cosmetic.  Although most Americans do not have a major circulatory problem, visible veins give the impression of aging and of poor health. These spider veins are often hereditary, though women are 3x more likely to develop varicose veins than men.  Other factors contributing to the onset of unwanted veins are work related (standing for long periods of time), pregnancy, and trauma (injury) to the immediate area. Sclerotherapy can be used to address these unsightly issues. Surface veins such as spider veins are like […]

    1Jun, 2017

    Tips on How to Maintain Healthy Skin

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    Numerous things in the environment are harmful to your skin. Environmental pollution, ultraviolent light (sunshine), extreme temperatures, wind, sweating and using the wrong skin products can all damage that important outer layer. The good news is that you have the power to maintain healthy skin. Among the steps you can take: Clean your skin properly. Water alone won’t do it. You need something to clear out the oily residue that can clog pores and lead to pimples. Compounds that do this are called surfactants. But stay away from soap; most […]

    14Sep, 2016

    Sclerotherapy Treatment

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    Sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution directly into the vein that causes it to scar and collapse, forcing blood to reroute through healthier veins. The collapsed vein is reabsorbed into local tissue and eventually fades. Why choose sclerotherapy for spider veins Sclerotherapy is considered the treatment of choice for spider leg veins. The treatment is minimally invasive. The procedure also can improve related symptoms such as aching, swelling, burning and night cramps. Treated veins tend to fade within a few weeks, although occasionally it may take up to two months to […]