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Is a evlt procedure painful

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Very little pain: Endovenous laser treatment (evlt) is a minor, outpatient procedure that is performed with local anesthetic. It causes little pain, essentially no down ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Venacure-evlt.Com for info. Sun may make the puncture site turn brown. Use sun screen on site for a year to prevent these changes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Little pain: Endovenous laser treatment (evlt) is a minor, outpatient procedure that is performed with local anesthetic. It causes little pain, essentially no dow ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
No not really: Evlt , endovenous laser therapy , which is now the most common treatment for saphenous vein reflux is usually done with local anesthesia which renders ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Can do Pilates: I encourage my patients to return to routine activities as soon as possible post closure procedures. The concern is that by straining, the increased ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
EVLT Speak to: Your surgeon whom you consulted risk and benefits . Endo venous laser therapy ( e v l t ) is one of many accepted treatments for varicose veins.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Excellent: The way to start treatment for varicose veins is to treat the underlying source. In the us, this is generally done with endovenous laser treatment (e ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience Phlebology
Evlt treatment: EVLT stands for endovenous laser treatment in which a very thin fiberoptic laser fiber is inserted, usually into a saphenous vein, through a needle pu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Doubt DVT: Not normal but could be necrosis and some inflammation of the fat around the vein , or it could be small hematoma or seroma, or rarely the ocluded sap ... Read More
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