Sclerotherapy is a method for treating spider veins and small varicose veins.  This technique uses an FDA-approved medicine called Asclera™ (polidocanol) that is injected into the vein using a fine needle.  The solution irritates the vessel’s lining causing it to inflame and harden. The body then breaks down the damaged vein, absorbs it, and in most cases, the vein eventually fades away completely. Blood is then circulated through healthy veins located deeper in the body. Appearance and pain associated with the problem may be significantly reduced.

Results at 26 Weeks After the Last Treatment


  • Minimally invasive
  • Easy walk-in/walk out procedure
  • No patient downtime


*Can be combined with Pro-Nox Nitrous Oxide System for pain and anxiety relief. Athens Vein and Thoracic Specialists is one of the few practices in the area offering this combination of oxygen and nitrous oxide which is effective enough to ease pain and anxiety without medication.

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