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Vein Treatment Services in St. Louis: Spider & Varicose Vein Treatments
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Chesterfield, MO 63005
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What is the Best Treatment for Spider Veins?

Spider veins are tiny to small, abnormally dilated superficial veins in the skin. They appear as result of a multitude of factors and can be found on any area of the body, especially the lower extremities. Spider veins typically appear as a red or blue cluster of veins just underneath the skin, and can be linear, tree or spider appearing. While spider veins may have no medical implications, they can cause discomfort or bleeding, and they are well known to be undesirable and embarrassing secondary to their physical appearance. Spider veins are extremely prevalent and more common in women than men.

Treatment for Spider Veins in St. Louis

Midwest Vein Care is one of the leading vein treatment centers in the St. Louis region. Having been in the business for over 20 years, we have gathered significant experience and expertise in the field of phlebology. We pride ourselves in combining the artistic application high-end technology and equipment with specialized and friendly medical personnel to provide our patients with a warm and comfortable experience. As a result, our treatment for spider veins and varicose veins is unmatched in Missouri.

To learn more about our treatment for spider veins or to request a personal consultation, contact us today at 636-536-0241.

Types of Treatment for Spider Veins

Spider veins are a common condition that does not typically have serious medical consequences. The condition is extremely prevalent… more common in women, and related to heredity, standing, and pregnancy. There are many options for treating spider veins.

Spider Vein Treatments in St. Louis

Some of the most popular treatment options include:

  • Sclerotherapy: This is the most effective treatment for spider veins and we consider sclerotherapy to be the international gold standard. This treatment involves using tiny needles to very superficially inject the spider veins with an irritating chemical that will cause the vein to be injured, seal closed, and turn to scar tissue. The created sclerotic cord is then dissolved and resorbed by the body… removing the undesirable veins. This treatment option is quick, relatively pain free and safe… and can be performed in our office without any form of anesthesia. A patient may experience some short-term side effects as a result of this treatment for spider veins, including bruising, tenderness of treated veins, and transient light brown shading of the skin around the disappearing veins. Sclerotherapy is generally a small series of treatments done in 6-week intervals.
  • Laser Vein Removal: This treatment for spider veins is not invasive in any way and does not involve any injections. It is commonly used to treat individuals that have small spider veins, particularly those on the face. The process involves sending short bursts of light directly through the skin into the targeted veins. The heat from the laser treatment causes the veins to seal closed, and then be gradually dissolved and resorbed by the body. This treatment for spider veins is usually done in a small series of 30 minute sessions. Possible short-term side effects include swelling or redness of targeted area, transient skin discoloration and in rare cases, small blisters.
  • VeignGogh: VeinGogh is another treatment for spider veins that is primarily used on individuals suffering from small spider veins. The VeinGogh treatment uses a thin probe to send radiofrequency energy through the skin into the spider veins to coagulate and seal the veins closed. The overlying skin remains unaffected as a result. This treatment for spider veins causes minimal discomfort and is extremely consistent. It can be used to treat spider veins that have exhibited resistance to other forms of treatment for spider veins.

Contact Midwest Vein Care for Spider Vein Treatment

Treatment for Spider Veins: Before & After Photo

At Midwest Vein Care, it is our priority to provide you with the latest and best treatment for spider and varicose veins. For over 20 years, we have very successfully used cutting-edge technology and equipment to treat all of our patients. With our personalized treatments, patients will feel safe, relaxed and take solace in a stress-free environment. Our staff is extremely accomplished and friendly. Patient care is something that Midwest Vein Care takes very seriously. We do not perform any procedures or treatment for spider veins until we are convinced that our patients fully understand their conditions and the procedures that we perform. Developing a trusting relationship with our patients is a key to our treatment success.

To learn more about our treatment for spider veins or any of our many services, call us today at 636-536-0241 and request a no charge consultation regarding vein treatments or cosmetic skincare treatments.

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