Are consultations free?

I have some light spider veins on my thighs and am considering getting sclerotherapy. Are the consultations free? .

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Advanced Vein Center

Published on Jul 28, 2016

We charge $100, which can be applied to first treatment.

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Answered by Advanced Vein Center

We charge $100, which can be applied to first treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Medilaser, Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Center

Published on Jul 28, 2016

The consultation does have a $100 charge, but then we deduct that from your first sclerotherapy treatment.

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Answered by Medilaser, Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Center

The consultation does have a $100 charge, but then we deduct that from your first sclerotherapy treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Published on Jul 28, 2016

This will vary from clinic to clinic. We do not charge for cosmetic consultations. If your veins are very light, you may be a candidate for laser also. However, you need to be evaluated for any possible "feeder" veins (reticulars) below the surface. With these treated as well, you have a better long-term clearing.

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

This will vary from clinic to clinic. We do not charge for cosmetic consultations. If your veins are very light, you may be a candidate for laser also. However, you need to be evaluated for any possible "feeder" veins (reticulars) below the surface. With these treated as well, you have a better long-term clearing.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


The Vein institute of Blue Bell

Published on Jul 28, 2016

Consultations are generally not complimentary. From your request, it sounds like you may benefit from a screening just to assess whether your veins are amenable to sclerotherapy. Feel free to contact us (or your local vein center) to inquire about educational screenings, which we provide at no charge and would likely answer your question. Educational screenings are an excellent way to get an overall understanding of the variety of vein disease and treatment options.

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Answered by The Vein institute of Blue Bell

Consultations are generally not complimentary. From your request, it sounds like you may benefit from a screening just to assess whether your veins are amenable to sclerotherapy. Feel free to contact us (or your local vein center) to inquire about educational screenings, which we provide at no charge and would likely answer your question. Educational screenings are an excellent way to get an overall understanding of the variety of vein disease and treatment options.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Yes, in some cases.

Answered by The Vein Specialists of Carolina Vascular (View Profile)

Yes, in some cases.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


General Vascular Surgery Group

Published on Jul 28, 2016

Depends on the MD. I usually charge a nominal fee for a consultation that is credited towards treatments, if they are desired.

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Answered by General Vascular Surgery Group

Depends on the MD. I usually charge a nominal fee for a consultation that is credited towards treatments, if they are desired.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Jul 28, 2016

The cost of consultations vary from physician to physician. I have a free screening consultation one day a week; the remainder of the week I see patients by appointment only, and that carries with it a consultation fee. I also do an ultrasound with the consultation. The free screening does not have any ultrasound.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

The cost of consultations vary from physician to physician. I have a free screening consultation one day a week; the remainder of the week I see patients by appointment only, and that carries with it a consultation fee. I also do an ultrasound with the consultation. The free screening does not have any ultrasound.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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