Varicose Veins Laser Surgery

What are Varicose Veins?

Varicose Veins are a very common condition of the legs and more found in women. These are also known as Varicosities & Varicose. These typically appear to be raised, swollen and bluish or red color. Sometimes they are painful.

Actually veins have one way valve which prevents the back flow of the blood when there is some problem in these valves then the blood starts to collect in the veins instead of flowing normally to the heart. Around twenty five percent of the adult population have Varicose veins.

There are some potential causes of the Varicose veins:-

  • Being Obese
  • Age
  • Jobs which include long hours standing
  • Family History
  • Menopause

What is Laser Surgery of the Varicose Veins ?

This is the Type of varicose veins treatment which involves laser to treat the wide Enlarged and inflated veins of the legs.

This surgery helps in reduction of swelling and inflation of the veins with the light energy produced by laser. The heat works by killing the vein walls and the body absorbs the dead tissue left after the procedure.

What are the Advantages of having the laser Surgery for varicose veins?

  • Patients are able to return to their daily active life without any further symptoms just post-procedure.
  • After a few months, the inflated veins are not detected.
  • Laser surgery gives zero scars which is very beneficial cosmetically.
  • There is no surgical incision required.

What are the Disadvantages of having the laser surgery ?

  • There are chances of Infection at procedure site
  • Blood clot formation and travel to the lungs can happen in extremely rare cases
  • The inflammation and tenderness may occur.