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Endovenous Ablation

Endovenous ablation is a surgical procedure used to treat varicose veins. It offers a safe and effective alternative to the traditional vein stripping surgery pioneered decades ago, providing relief from symptoms and improved appearance without the need for extensive surgery or hospitalization.

What is endovenous ablation?

Endovenous ablation is used to close or seal damaged veins, redirecting blood flow to healthier veins nearby. This procedure is performed under local anesthesia, so it’s well-tolerated and less risky compared to traditional surgery.

Endovenous ablation involves the insertion of a thin catheter into the affected vein through a small incision. Once the catheter is in place, thermal energy (laser or radiofrequency) is delivered to the vein wall, causing it to collapse and seal shut.

The closed vein gradually shrinks and is absorbed by the body over time, while the blood is rerouted through healthier veins, improving circulation and alleviating symptoms associated with varicose veins. The entire procedure typically takes less than an hour, and people can resume normal activities soon after the treatment.

Benefits of endovenous ablation

Endovenous ablation requires only small incisions and is cosmetically appealing. It also has a high success rate, a short recovery time and fewer recurrences compared to traditional surgery with large incisions.

Aftercare and follow-up

Following the procedure, people are usually advised to wear compression stockings to help healing and support blood flow. They are also encouraged to engage in regular walking and light exercise to promote circulation.

The vascular surgeon usually schedules follow-up appointments to monitor progress and address any concerns that may arise.

Endovenous ablation revolutionized the treatment of varicose veins, providing a safe, effective and less invasive option for patients seeking relief from symptoms and improved appearance. However, sclerotherapy is an even less invasive surgical option that your vascular specialist may recommend.

A life free from the discomfort and unsightliness of varicose veins is closer than you think. Call 770-812-VEIN (8346) to schedule a consultation to begin your transformation now.

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