1. Benefits of Sclerotherapy for varicose veins

    In sclerotherapy, a special chemical (sclerosing) is injected into a varicose vein to damage and heal the internal lining of the vein. This causes the vein to close.

    During this procedure, the affected leg is elevated to drain the blood, and the sclerosant is injected into the varix. The procedure is carried out in a doctor's office or clinic and lasts between 5 and 30 minutes, depending on how many varicose veins are treated and how large they are.

    After the administration ...
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