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Spiders Veins of the Foot That are Difficult to Clear

The image on the left is a patient with GSV insufficiency and will respond well to sclerotherapy. The patient on the right has no venous insufficiency and responds poorly to sclerotherapy. At the Aesthetic Vein Conference, we will share technique that we have found successful for the treatment of generalized essential telangiectasia.  


Dilated Temporal Veins After Facial Plastic Surgery

Dilated facial veins commonly occur after facial plastic procedures. Most commonly of these is from forehead lifts and are the result of increased drainage through the scalp veins. Foam sclerotherapy is 100% effective using the correct techniques. Find out more at the Aesthetic Vein Conference, West Palm Beach Marriott Hotel, April 27l, 2019, or you […]


Complex Treated with Bacteriostatic Water

This patient was treated with bacteriostatic water as the “sclerosant.” Only by combining bacteriostatic water with a special technique is this outcome possible. Find out more about this at the ‘Aesthetic Vein Conference!’  


Vessel Wall Perforation After Sclerotherapy

One of the common causes of staining after sclerotherapy is vessel wall perforation from inappropriate concentrations of sclerosants. In this case, Polidocanol 0.5% was used which is considered standard concentration for treatment. As we pointed out in our publication, ‘Evaluation of sodium tetradecyl sulfate and polidocanol as sclerosants for leg telangiectasia based on histological evaluation […]


Treating Prominent Superior Labial Vein

The superior labial vein may become dilated and prominent in some patients following injections of fillers into the lip or malar folds. Treatment in this area must be carefully done due to the close proximity of the Superior Labial Artery. Find out the safe techniques to treat this vein at Aesthetic Vein Conference, West Palm […]


Aneurysmal Dilatation of Telangiectasia as of the Foot.

This complex is extremely difficult to treat and is actually an aneurysmal dilation of intradermal telangiectasia. In fact, this patient has had numerous previous treatments with recurrence. There is always a slight risk of digital ischemia if treatment is not done the correct way. However, by directing and controlling the flow of foam, this reticular […]


Sclerotherapy Alone is Not Adequate Treatment for Many Spider/Reticular Complexes

Spider and reticular veins around the ankle always have a source that must be identified. In this patient the GSV and Cockett’s perforator were normal. Her etiology is incompetent reticular veins, secondary to a small perforator from the anterior tibial vein. Four modalities of treatment were done as is common in all of our treatments. […]



Large cluster of spider veins Staining Staining Can Occur After Spider Vein Treatment Staining after sclerotherapy is not infrequent. Staining results from trapped blood that occurs after sclerotherapy injections. A mild form of a small clot occurs after sclerotherapy. This is not a dangerous type of clot and does not travel to the heart, lungs, […]


Treating Varicose Veins on the Feet are More Demanding Technically

Foot veins present a cosmetic issue for many patients. These veins are actually branches of the superficial dorsal venous plexus. Careful dissection must be done to prevent any cutaneous nerve injury and larger incisions must be used. Find out more about this technique at the next ‘Aesthetic Vein Conference’, April 27, 2019, West Palm Beach […]