“Sclerotherapy is a treatment that induces thrombosis and fibrosis by injuring the vascular lining by injecting thrombotic agents into the damaged veins.”
No incision, no anesthesia, no hospitalization.
If you have a national health care insurance of Korea, you can get a benefit from your insurance.
It is effective for treating small varicose veins or blue and red veins that looks like webs. (spider veins)
Depending on the condition of the blood vessels, 3 to 5 treatments may be necessary.
If you have a national health care insurance of Korea, for 1 time process it is around 100,000 KRW.
- The process of sclerotherapy
Sclerotherapy is a treatment that induces thrombosis and fibrosis by injuring the vascular lining by injecting foreign substances into the blood vessels.
It is best to wear a skirt or comfortable pants before visiting.
First, through doppler ultrasound examination, we check backflow of deep venous blood vein, femoral vein, and great saphenous vein.
Before the procedure, keep standing for about 10 to 20 minutes, and Evita’s specialized vascular surgeon will design the treatment area.
Depending on the size of the blood vessels, an appropriate concentration of the curing agent is injected.
There is also a case where the varicose veins are deep enough to be invisible to the naked eye is looked for by a vascular ultrasonic wave to find a blood vessel to be treated and a precise curing treatment is performed after confirming that the needle is located in the veins to be treated correctly. This is called “Ultrasound-induced sclerotherapy”.
After the injection, compressure is applied with bandage and tape.
(If you have compression stockings for varicose vein, you should bring it.)
The veins that are hardened by the sclero-agents slowly disappear over time.
Some patients may show brown pigmentation along their original varicose veins when treated with sclerotherapy, but they usually disappear after 6 months.
Depending on the severity, the number of treatments will be determined and you will visit our clinic 3-5 times until the end of treatment.
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thoracic cardiovascular surgeon”
In Evita clinic, thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, MD. Jeon Cheol Woo,
conducts direct consultations.
However, due to the nature of varicose veins,
Online consultation is limited and it may be helpful if you attach photos of your varicose veins.
However, when you expose your body parts on the photo,
you should check ‘Secret’.