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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

valves

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


Sclerotherapy


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  

Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins by Dr. Sunil Bhargava

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