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Introduction to Endovenous laser therapy (EVLT) for Varicose Veins

Normal veins Normally valves direct the blood from legs to the heart

Muscle Pump

Valves in the veins Normal


Abnormal valves

Sonography of veins- to locate the problem

Laser Procedure for varicose veins

Puncture and laser Fibre

Fluid jacket around vein

Laser fibre in vein


Occlusion of the vein POST EVLT

Compression stockings

Post Laser treatment instructions • • • •

Do not remove stockings for 5-7 days Take medication as prescribed Return to normal activity over next 2-3 days Wear stockings from morning to evening after7 days. • Walk for 20 min every day. • Follow up at one week, one month and three months

Prevention of varicose veins • Avoiding long periods of standing or sitting • control your weight • Regularly elevating the legs • Regular walk and exercises

LASER treatment for Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins Treatment  
Varicose Veins Treatment  

Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins by Dr. Sunil Bhargava