Sclerotherapy is the cosmetic practice of removing unsightly spider veins using an injectable sclerosant that irritates the lining of the vein, causing it to close. It is a nonsurgical procedure that may take between 10 – 30 minutes, depending on how many spider veins the patient would like removed. Dermatologists and board certified plastic surgeons aren’t the only medical professionals who can perform this procedure. With proper training and practice, doctors and nurses can also perform scleortherapy.
Why become sclerotherapy certified? There are many patients who would prefer to visit their doctors for cosmetic treatments, even if they are noninvasive. There is a large amount of trust between a doctor and patient, and a patient may feel more at ease receiving treatment from a doctor or nurse. Also, because sclerotherapy treatments are used for cosmetic purposes, doctors and nurses don’t have to worry about the hassle of insurance. Typically, sclerotherapy treatments run between $350 – $450 per client.
Overall, the medical esthetics market is a billion dollar industry. Doctors and nurses alike have been becoming more interested in these technologically advanced treatments due to the rise in popularity. Each year, millions of Americans seek out anti aging and skin rejuvenation treatments like Botox, dermal fillers, laser hair removal, and more. In fact, there was more than $100,000,000 spent on sclerotherapy treatments in 2009 alone.
It doesn’t take long for medical professionals to receive sclerotherapy certification. National Laser Institute trains doctors and nurses how to perform this treatment in as little as a weekend. Medical professionals are also able to earn CME or CE credits upon completion of this course.
In National Laser Institute’s hands-on sclerotherapy training course, medical professionals will learn and understand anatomy and physiology of vein abnormalities, vein insufficiency classification, cosmetic versus venous disease, types of sclerosants, preparing and diluting sclerosing agents, advanced injection techniques and client administration, and much more.
National Laser Institute is the leading cosmetic medicine school in the nation. We have been around for over a decade and in that time have trained countless medical professionals. We also offer cosmetic Botox training, dermal filler courses, laser training, and much more.
Medical professionals know National Laser Institute is the gold standard of education within the cosmetic medicine field. If you’d like to learn more about sclerotherapy training or National Laser Institute, simply call 1-800-982-6817 or fill out our form on the right.