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Is a evlt procedure painful?
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: EVLT painful?
This treatment for varicose veins can be done without sedation, ivs, etc but typically a numbing solution is injected to "float" the vein in numbing medicine.
Those injections are uncomfortable but it is rare for a patient who needs both legs treated to fail to come back for their second leg. I conclude, therefore, that while uncomfortable, most patients don't see this as too troublesome.

In brief: EVLT painful?
This treatment for varicose veins can be done without sedation, ivs, etc but typically a numbing solution is injected to "float" the vein in numbing medicine.
Those injections are uncomfortable but it is rare for a patient who needs both legs treated to fail to come back for their second leg. I conclude, therefore, that while uncomfortable, most patients don't see this as too troublesome.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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 time, is well tolerated, and has few complications.

In brief: 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 time, is well tolerated, and has few complications.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Evlt
Very little discomfort

In brief: Evlt
Very little discomfort
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Joel Gotvald
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: EVLT
"EndoVenous Laser Treatment" or EVLT is a minimally invasive method of treating leg varicose veins using thermal energy from a laser fiber that is inserted into a faulty vein.
It is typically performed in a doctors office by a vascular surgeon under local anesthesia. Associated w/ little discomfort (some injections with a small needle) & pain afterword tends to be mild & controlled with ibuprofen

In brief: EVLT
"EndoVenous Laser Treatment" or EVLT is a minimally invasive method of treating leg varicose veins using thermal energy from a laser fiber that is inserted into a faulty vein.
It is typically performed in a doctors office by a vascular surgeon under local anesthesia. Associated w/ little discomfort (some injections with a small needle) & pain afterword tends to be mild & controlled with ibuprofen
Dr. Joel Gotvald
Dr. Joel Gotvald
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