Dr Oz: Spider Vein Removal Without Surgery
One of the most common complaints that Dr. Oz hears from women is that they hate their legs. Some complain about varicose veins while others do everything they can to hide their spider veins, so Dr. Oz went in search of the ugliest legs in America. Many women responded while pleading for help to improve the appearance of their legs, or “thunder thighs” in some cases.
Dr Oz: Foam Sclerotherapy Reduces Spider Veins
Dr. Ariel Ostad, a dermatologist, shared one of the best methods for reducing the appearance of spider veins. He told Dr. Oz that what makes this procedure so remarkable is that it can treat spider veins in a way that is pain free for the patient, when in the past they would have always required surgery. This is a procedure that can be done right in the doctor’s office with no recovery time like in the case of surgery. Dr. Ostad demonstrated Sclerotherapy on a Dr. Oz audience member who shared that she avoids wearing skirts or shorts because she is too embarrassed by her spider veins. It is basically done with a tiny needle injected directly into the vein of the leg and the foam is slowly released into the vein. It was truly incredible to see the instant difference in this woman’s leg as the foam was spreading into her vein and changing the color of them right before our eyes.
- Cost is $350-$800
- Up to 20 injections per treatment
- 3-5 treatments