Endovenous laser ablation

Endovenous laser ablation is very similar to radio-frequency ablation, but instead of the radio waves, lasers are used to generate heat which seals the affected veins and redirects blood to healthy veins. Northway centres use a new generation of lasers, the latest, most efficient and safe tulip fibre.

Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged veins that most often occur on the legs and feet. They usually appear blue or purple in colour and can cause symptoms like aching, burning, or throbbing sensations in the legs, muscle cramps, swollen feet and ankles, and dry itchy skin over the affected vein. They can also lead to complications like leg ulcers and skin discoloration. If you have tried treatments like compression stockings, regular exercise and elevating the legs when resting and are still experiencing problems, then Endovenous Laser treatment may be the next step. Endovenous Laser Ablation seals off the affected veins, redirecting the blood flow to healthy vessels. The treatment can be performed under local anaesthetic and does not require any cuts to the skin. A needle is used to insert a very thin catheter which is passed along the length of the vein to the precise point where treatment is needed. An ultrasound scan is used to place the catheter accurately. The laser device will use heat to destroy the walls of the vein. You will most likely be able to go home the same day as your procedure, but you will have to wear bandages and stockings for several days afterwards. You will have to avoid standing for long periods and should rest with your legs elevated at first. A few days after your procedure you may experience a tightening sensation in the treated area. Most people do not need to take any time off work and can walk and carry on with normal activities right away.

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