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EndoVenous Laser Ablation

EndoVenous Laser ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that uses laser energy to treat varicose veins. The procedure may be used for cosmetic purposes or to relieve pain, irritation, swelling or inflammation of the veins.

  • Local anesthesia is typically used
  • A small incision is made at the site
  • Using ultrasound guidance, a small catheter is inserted and guided into the vein
  • A laser fiber electrode is inserted
  • Laser energy is applied to treat the vein