What is Varicose Vein?
For various reasons, superficial veins are defined as varicose vein that become twisted and enlarged. It is a problem that concerns approximately a third of the population.
What are the risks of Varicose Vein?
It bothers in terms of the look of the body. However after a while, pain, cramping, feeling of cold and swelling are formed by standing.
What happens if it is not treated?
If varicose vein is not treated, it can cause intravenous inflammation (pharym), intravenous clotting (thrombolebit).
What are the varieties of Varicose Vein?
There are 3 types of varicose veins.
- Large and greenish
- Varicoses that form network-shaped structures under the skin
- Red thread-shaped varicoses
What are the treatment options for varicose veins?
Laser technology has been used in treatment for the last 5 years. Today, the most popular treatment in the world is the closure of large varicoses with internal laser. During the procedure a needle is first entered into the vein. A thin laser fiber is then sent from within a catheter to the type level of the varied vein. Finally, the laser is activated and controlled internal blockage of the vessel is provided.
The most important advantages of this method are;
- Tens of thousands of patients are treated every year in the United States and Europe every year because it performed under local anesthesia
- Short procedure period (45-60 minutes) and the patient’s ability to continue his daily life immediately.
- The success rate of this method is around 94-100% and can be applied to 70% of patients with varicose complaints.
- The complications (unintended consequences) of this form of treatment are very few. Temporary bruising may occur in the leg in 20% of patients.
- We have been implementing this application since 2006 and so far we have applied 912 lasers to 700 patients, our success rate is 97%.
Laser capillary (vascular) varicose vein treatment?
Laser treatments have made a great breakthrough in recent years. Today lasers are safely used in many areas. Especially in the blue and red color of leg varicose veins the laser treatment of vascular enlargements on the face and anywhere in the body has been possible. Laser treatments are becoming increasingly popular. Because the side effects are very small and it is possible to return to your daily activities immediately after treatment.
Who can benefit from laser treatment?
Laser treatment is possible in women, men and even children. People with light and wheaty skin can be treated with lasers. It is done in the healthiest way because it is evaluated by specialist doctors whether it is medically appropriate. No application is made for patients with bleeding disorders, epilepsy patients, patients with pacemakers and pregnant women.
How often laser treatment is performed?
Usually one or two sessions are sufficient. People with dense vessel network have 5-6 sessions and often combined with foam therapy. The average of 2 sessions is 3-4 weeks. However, the number of treatments may vary depending on the number, color and size of the vessels.
How long it takes to be treated with laser?
The duration of treatment varies from 15 minutes to 45 minutes.
What are the side effects and when can be returned to normal life after treatment?
The best part of this treatment is that you can return to your daily activities immediately. There are very few complaints of pain. Slight swelling and redness may occur in the areas performed. But these complaints fall back in a few days. It is necessary not to sunbathe for 7-10 days after application. The procedure is usually not done during the sun is very dense, but if necessary to apply too much, the area should be preserved with sunscreen.