What are the risks associated with a spider vein treatment?
Fortunately, there are very few risks associated with spider vein treatment (sclerotherapy). You should discuss the risks and potential complications with your aesthetic plastic surgeon during your consultation.
All procedures have some degree of risk. Some of the potential complications include:
- Infection and bleeding
- Allergic reactions
- Damage to underlying structures
- Unsatisfactory results that may necessitate additional procedures
Other risks specific to spider vein treatment are:
- Skin discoloration
- Skin reddening or loss
You can help minimize spider vein treatment risks by going to a board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon and following their advice and instructions before and after your treatment.