Q: If I wear compression hose, can I forego the cotton balls and tape required after Sclerotherapy? I get cuts/reactions to the tape, so I’d rather remove them when I get home a few hours after the sclerotherapy treatment, instead of after the recommended 24 hours. If I’m still wearing compression hose, will the early removal of the cotton balls affect my results?
A: I am aware that some clinics use the cotton ball technique, but we typically don’t. In most cases we use compression hose alone after sclerotherapy.