* A laser is a highly focused beam of light. A doctor can use a laser to treat varicose veins. Laser heat damages a vein, which makes scar tissue form. This scar tissue closes the vein. A closed vein loses its source of blood and dies. After a year or two, the vein is likely to disappear. ....
* Endovenous laser treatment. This newer technology is becoming more available for larger varicose veins in the legs. A laser fiber is passed through a thin tube (catheter) into the vein. While doing this, the doctor watches the vein on a duplex ultrasound screen. Laser is less painful than vein ligation and stripping surgery..
What to Expect After Treatment
You are likely to be able to return to your normal daily routine after simple laser treatment. After endovenous laser treatment, you will wear compression stockings for 1 week or more. To follow up, your doctor will use duplex ultrasound to make sure that the vein is closed. ..
Why It Is Done
Simple laser treatment is done for small spider veins and tiny varicose veins. This is sometimes a second treatment step, after a larger varicose vein has been treated with surgery, endovenous laser or radiofrequency treatment, or sclerotherapy...
How Well It Works
Simple laser treatment. Over the past twenty years, this type of laser treatment has become quite safe and effective.2 Endovenous laser treatment. Studies show that endovenous laser closes veins up to 98% of the time, with less pain and shorter recovery time than vein ligation and stripping..
Varicose Vein Laser Treatment - EVLT(TM)
EVLT stands for EndoVenous Laser Treatment, a leading varicose vein treatment procedure from AngioDynamics. It is simple, effective, and is the first choice of patients and physicians. The treatment takes less than an hour to eliminate varicose veins...
Side effects of laser treatment include : -
* Skin burns.
* Skin coloring changes.
* Feelings of burning, pain, or prickling after recovery, from nerve damage (less likely than after vein stripping surgery).....
What to Think About
Compared to vein stripping and ligation surgery, endovenous laser and radiofrequency treatments usually cause less pain and have a shorter recovery time.2 This is because these treatments are done through a small incision. A larger groin incision is not needed. Plus, these treatments do not require general or spinal anesthesia. ...
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