Dr. Navarro describes if sclerotherapy treatment for varicose vein removal will leave a scar.
No, it shouldn’t. No, in one in about 15 to 20,000 injections, you can develop what looks like a cigarette burn, a little small ulcer, which will heal in a period of a few weeks, three to four or five weeks. For a period of time, if that happens, you will have a little scar like a cigarette burn, but usually it will disappear in about a year.
About Dr. Navarro, M.D., F.A.C.S.:
Luis Navarro, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the Founder and Medical Director of The Vein Treatment Center, established in 1982. Dr. Navarro is a General Surgeon, originally board certified in 1976. He is also a senior Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where he was Chief Surgical Resident. Dr. Navarro graduated cum laude from the University of Barcelona Medical School in his native Spain. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Navarro is a Diplomate of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Phlebology, International Union of Phlebology, Canadian Society of Phlebology, American Society of Laser Medicine, and numerous other venous-related societies.