We are glad to have Terri back in Georgia today after her long weekend in California! Terri was asked to teach other healthcare professionals in the industry the art of Sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy is the gold standard treatment for cosmetic spider veins. Terri has been treating patients with spider veins for 15 years and teaching courses on Sclerotherapy for 11 years. She also trained our Nurse Practitioner, Carla.
If you have spider veins and have contemplated treatment you will be in good hands at Spa Medical. Here are a few things you can expect from your complimentary consultation and your treatment:
1. We will perform a thorough evaluation using special lights to determine if you are a good candidate before we actually do the treatment. If we see larger veins that are feeding the spider veins we may recommend you seeing Vein Specialists of the South for a complete evaluation.
2. If we determine that you are, in fact, a good candidate, Terri or Carla will do the treatment. This is a very simple procedure. There is no downtime. You can go back to work and carry on with your normal routine.
3. Following your treatment we recommend walking and wearing graduated compression hose for at least a week. We offer a variety of styles and sizes at the Spa.
People usually ask if one treatment is enough. Normally, it does take more than one treatment. We say an average of 3-4 treatments depending on how your veins respond and can treat you every 4-6 weeks. Keep in mind this is a cosmetic procedure so it is not covered by insurance.