|STATEN ISLAND VEIN CENTER
John Zarcone, MD
state-of-the-art varicose vein & spider vein treatment
|Ultrasound-guided Sclerotherapy is used for the treatment of
deeper veins that cannot be seen or felt and for larger
Using ultrasound, a solution is injected into the veins causing
the vein walls to collapse. Compression stockings are then
used to make sure that the vein walls stay collapsed.
Ultrasound-guided Sclerotherapy requires expert knowledge
that conventional sclerotherapy does not. Once again, as the
larger veins are treated, smaller spider and reticular veins will
The advantages are no scarring and smaller veins disappear,
while the downside is brownish discolorations, allergic
reactions and the rare development of skin ulcers.