Should I wear compression stockings after Veinwave treatments? If so, for how long?

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More About Doctor Allure Medical

Published on Dec 10, 2018

There are no good studies giving definite answers. It is more or less not known for sure if they are worth it. Right now, there is controversy as to any benefit from stockings after spider vein treatment. We have stopped recommending them, but others still do.

Answered by Allure Medical (View Profile)

There are no good studies giving definite answers. It is more or less not known for sure if they are worth it. Right now, there is controversy as to any benefit from stockings after spider vein treatment. We have stopped recommending them, but others still do.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Published on Jun 15, 2017

We feel that some compression for anything from 3 - 7 days when treating spider veins whether with injection, sclerotherapy, laser or ohmic thermolyisis (Vein Wave). This seems to be the consensus among professionals across the country. It can only enhance the treatment outcomes.

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

We feel that some compression for anything from 3 - 7 days when treating spider veins whether with injection, sclerotherapy, laser or ohmic thermolyisis (Vein Wave). This seems to be the consensus among professionals across the country. It can only enhance the treatment outcomes.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Oct 10, 2014

Veinwave uses a process called ohmic thermolysis and this is not sclerotherapy. There is no need to wear compression hose following this procedure.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Veinwave uses a process called ohmic thermolysis and this is not sclerotherapy. There is no need to wear compression hose following this procedure.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Center of Orange County

Published on Jul 28, 2014

I have been using Veinwave in my practice for eight years and do not require patients to wear stockings afterward. While Veinwave is used only for small spider veins which would be unaffected by stockings, larger veins treated by sclerotherapy do require stockings for optimal effectiveness and safety reasons.

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Answered by Vein Center of Orange County

I have been using Veinwave in my practice for eight years and do not require patients to wear stockings afterward. While Veinwave is used only for small spider veins which would be unaffected by stockings, larger veins treated by sclerotherapy do require stockings for optimal effectiveness and safety reasons.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Laser Vein Center

Published on Jul 27, 2014

This is a matter you should discuss with your treating vein specialist, since he or she is in charge of care and may have particular post-treatment instructions for you.

Answered by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

This is a matter you should discuss with your treating vein specialist, since he or she is in charge of care and may have particular post-treatment instructions for you.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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