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Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLT)About the procedure

Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLT) is a minimally invasive varicose vein treatment. EVLT uses lasers to close off problem veins, which then disappear.

Why it’s done

EVLT is an effective alternative to other vein surgeries for the removal of varicose veins. As a minimally invasive procedure, EVLT brings little to no risk of scarring, and patients have fast recovery times. EVLT may be done as a cosmetic treatment for asymptomatic varicose veins, or to reduce leg pain and other symptoms caused by vein abnormalities.

What to expect

Preparation: Your doctor will tell you about any special preparation instructions prior to your procedure.

During: EVLT is done as an outpatient procedure, under local anesthesia, usually in less than an hour. Your vein surgeon will use an ultrasound device to locate the target veins. Your doctor will then insert an ultra-fine laser fiber directly into the vein. Laser energy from the fiber will then seal the abnormal vein, which will eventually fade and disappear.

After: You should be able to resume your normal activities immediately after the procedure.

Getting the best vein care

Vascular surgeons at New York Cardiovascular Associates ensure that patients for EVLT receive the best treatment and ideal results. With leading-edge technology and technique, and some of the most experienced vein specialists in New York City, you will benefit from top-quality care and quickly resume your daily routine with healthier legs.

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