Laser Spider Vein removal or injection
Operation: This procedure uses state of the art lasers and/or injection therapy to eliminate spider veins (also known as varicose veins).
Operation Time (estimate): The procedure takes about 30 minutes depending on the amount of veins and the form of removal (laser or injection).
Anesthesia/Pain Control: Anesthesia is not normally administered for this procedure
Location: This is an outpatient procedure.
Side effects (Possible): Patients may experience temporary swelling, bruising, some bleeding and stiffness.
Complications (Possible): Infection may occur as well as tiny permanent red spots that result from small blood vessels that burst. There may be incomplete improvement which would require additional procedures. Rare deep venous thrombosis and permanent scars may also occur.
Downtime: Patients get back to work immediately. And, can resume normal exercise.
Duration of Results: Results are permanent but may require on average of 1-4 treatments depending on the condition.