Dr. Steve Elias - What is sclerotherapy?

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Sclerotherapy is a technique of injecting some type of medicine or chemical into veins to cause the veins to slowly shrink over time. What you're doing is, you're causing a controlled inflammation of the veins. The veins react to inflammation by shrinking and scouring down, so it's a process.

It is not something that you do and then the next day the things disappear. Takes at least six weeks up to a few months to see the full effect.