How Long Does It Take To See Results From Vein Ablation Treatment?
Vein Ablation Treatment
Vein ablation treatment is one of the most commonly used treatments, mainly for larger varicose veins located on the legs. This particular extremely effective procedure boasts a success rate of 98 percent to 100 percent! For those suffering from the pain, discomfort, and frustration with developing varicose veins, Endovenous Vein Ablation, a top choice treatment, is preferred by vein doctors all over the world.
Vein ablation uses two ultrasound and laser technology in order to permanently seal the vein from the inside, allowing the blood to reroute to healthy veins. The affected vein is naturally absorbed by the body, eventually fading away completely. The ultrasound is used to precisely insert the very thin laser fiber directly into the vein, and the laser energy emits into the vein in order to cauterize and seal it.
Some patients may start to see results from vein ablation within a week of the treatment, but every patient’s outcome differs. Full results take anywhere from weeks to months. In some cases, a patient’s severe varicose veins require additional procedures to reach optimal results.
Initial Consultation with Fox Vein & Laser Experts
During your initial consultation with the team at Fox Vein & Laser Experts, our team examines your current venous condition and determines the right path of treatment for you. There is no need for surgery in a hospital setting. Dr. Susan B. Fox performs minimally invasive vein ablation treatment right in our office. After the treatment, elastic bandages wrap around the area until the post-op visit is scheduled about one week later. During the post-op visit, Dr. Fox examines the leg to ensure it heals properly.
Patients may experience slight bruising or feelings of tightness, but these side effects are nothing to worry about. Bruises heal within two or three weeks. Tightness, a good sign, means vein healing. A little downtime is required after a vein ablation treatment. Most patients are able to return to normal day-to-day activities on the same day as their treatment; however, strenuous activity and exercise should be avoided for at least a few days.
Endovenous Laser Ablation at Fox Vein & Laser Experts
Endovenous Laser Ablation is a great alternative for anyone who does not want to go the route of traditional surgery in order to treat their varicose veins. There are fewer risks and complications involved, less pain and downtime, and there are no scars. If you are interested in learning more about vein ablation surgery, our team is happy to answer any of your questions or concerns, and help you determine if this is the best treatment option for you. Call our office at 954-627-1045 to schedule a consultation with our vein doctor in Miami at Fox Vein & Laser Experts.