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Unsightly varicose and spider veins need not be a death sentence for your social life. They are easily treatable with sclerotherapy, a non-invasive procedure performed right here at Total Glow in Palo Alto. Sclerotherapy can help reverse thick, swollen-looking veins so you can start showing off your legs again without self-consciousness.

What is Sclerotherapy?

During sclerotherapy, a potent solution of polidocanol, hypertonic saline and sodium tetradecyl sulfate is injected into unwanted veins to shrink them and make them less noticeable. Blue, purple and red veins that stick out prominently on the arms, legs or feet can finally be removed for good with this powerful treatment modality.

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What are spider veins?

These are small purple, blue or red blood vessels that resemble the lines in a spider’s web. They are often visible on the face and the legs.

What are varicose veins?

Varicose veins are large, raised veins in the legs. Their name comes from the Latin root “varix” for “twisted”. They are often caused by poor genes, as well as long periods of standing on one’s feet.

What are the benefits of Sclerotherapy?

  • Little to no discomfort
  • Safe and effective, non-invasive
  • Short treatment time of less than 30 minutes
  • No downtime
  • Increased wardrobe choices
  • Feel better about your appearance
  • No more tightness, discoloration or swelling

Why choose Total Glow?

At Total Glow, no two clients receive the same generic treatment. Rather, each cosmetic procedure is created and formulated with your unique skin tone, type and texture in mind. We combine the ancient principles of Ayurvedic healing with modern, cutting edge technology to offer you the next level in luxurious medical spa solutions to every day skincare problems. Our aestheticians as well as our board certified plastic surgeon are all dedicated to providing you with outstanding results, catering to not just the body, but the mind and spirit as well.

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Our Office The Total Glow Difference

When you come to Total Glow for treatment, you are entering an environment of total commitment to you. Terrie Absher Kochman, our founder and Sherpa, has implemented every measure to ensure each step of your journey is met with complete attention to detail.

Terrie trains every provider in the practice for months before allowing them to treat patients. This ensures each provider has “the touch” with each client, not only providing excellent results, but also making each patient as comfortable as possible.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Updated September 22nd, 2020

Hello from Total Glow,

It's time to get your skin and whole body back on track and healthy, toned and glowing!


Total Glow MD is open per San Mateo County's guidelines.  We are providing all services including our expert skincare services with the exception of Hydrafacials and a few other facial treatments that are currently restricted. Our Wellness, body toning and muscle sculpting, injectables, IV's  and more are still available!   Try our new exclusive proprietary treatments for a jumpstart to get back that healthy glow.


We have implemented Covid-19 guidelines for our Team and for your health and safety that go beyond standard compliance.


Once you've secured your appointment, please follow our guidelines:

  1. Text or call upon arrival. Our large private parking lot is steps away from our entrance and exit doors. We will contact you and let you in as doors are kept locked.
  2. Masks and hand sanitation are required upon entering. Non-contact temperature check will be administered.
  3. COVID-19 forms are signed and health questionnaire completed
  4. We use hospital surgical suite grade UVC sterilization (not wands) for complete sterilization together with standard disinfectant protocols.
  5. Your Provider wears Shields and masks and is receiving health checks and temperature checks as well.
  6. Your Provider will escort you to a sterilized room without contact with other clients/patients
  7. You will be checked out for your service and product purchases in the treatment room rather than the front desk.
  8. We have a separate exit through our backdoor directly to the parking lot for your safety to ensure social distancing and no contact with anyone entering our facility.

Thank you for being on time as we stagger our appointments. We have added large breaks between our appointments as well for treatment room checkout, and product replenishment.  This also provides time to complete the surgical grade sterilization process after each and every appointment. 


With four Hydrafacial machines in our beautiful treatment rooms and medical suites for body and facial procedures as well numerous other modalities available, we will do our best to get you in promptly.


We hope to see you soon and help you get a total glow from head to toe!

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