Fine vessels on the legs that are red or purple in colour (also known as spider veins) can be treated very effectively with injections of sclerosant solution (sclerotherapy).
It causes a stinging sensation which settles quickly.
A tubular bandage is worn for 3 days post-treatment.
Laser can also be used for treating leg veins.
For more information on spider veins, please click here.
For information on how to achieve healthy legs, visit www.healthylegs.com.au.
Photos provided by Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc.