How is the laser removal of varicose veins?

Treatment of varicose veins laser treatment — is a modern, reliable and less traumatic method. This disease brings a cosmetic problems and pathology, supporting the danger for human health, but also contributes to the modification of the inflammation of the blood vessels. In this case there is the probability of the formation of a clot, which may at any time break away and then comes death. Defined in the early stages of the laser helps to overcome the varices and to achieve an excellent aesthetic result.

Indications and contraindications

treatment of varicose veins laser

The reason for performing the operation using a laser is varicose subcutaneous veins of the lower extremities. Laser treatment is used when the estuary has increased no more than 1, see the Container must have a stable course without the presence of steep roughness, and the exhaust from them, gyrus — to be healthy or slightly advanced. This treatment method gives a positive effect only in the initial stage of the disease, if the varicose veins are expressed in the small extent.

Laser shows on a small part, therefore, is not able to negatively act on the surrounding tissue. Its not apply to damaged blood vessels, if they take up more area. Its the inefficiency of this method showed, and in varicose veins deep veins.

The list of contraindications to the treatment method of laser coagulation include:

  • pregnancy;
  • breast-feeding;
  • intake of hormonal means;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • inflammatory and suppurative processes of the lower limbs;
  • thrombophlebitis;
  • intolerance of elastic compression.

Even if it is a contraindication to perform the operative procedure, the aim of which is to get rid of varicose veins enough, but they are specific and are subjected to individual assessment.

How is the procedure of laser coagulation

Thanks to the clinical equipment provides selective and gentle healing effect on the area of the walls of the veins. The cold laser does not heat the blood, and further the formation of a clot.

The removal of the expansion of the blood vessels of the lower extremities begins with the marking of the veins. By using the device's ULTRASOUND marker performs a marking of the affected venous grid. These manipulations allow in the future to enter through the inconspicuous puncture (diameter 3 mm) led.

Then it performs local anesthesia, most often used for the novocain, but they can be used, and other anesthetics. This is solved by an anesthesiologist. Tasks in such procedures are in anesthesia and the creation of the protective housing next to the operated area. Performed anesthesia with a thin needle under ULTRASOUND control.

Then carry out the procedure itself. The doctor selects the optimal mode and strength of the impact on the affected area. Through a puncture into a vein is introduced one-time led. When his pull up, processing of the walls of the container by a laser impulse. This leads to their bonding. A person during surgery, most often they feel nothing, or feel a slight tingling sensation.

The consequences of the treatment of varicose veins laser

Complications after laser coagulation of varicose veins occur in rare cases. To the consequences of the operation include:

  • the formation of blood clots;
  • the development of inflammatory processes;
  • suppuration;
  • burn the dermis;
  • the accumulation of blood under the skin;
  • the appearance of bruises.

During the first two days after treatment in the foot may be painful, especially in vienna, on which the operation was performed. The seams at the scene of operations in the period of rehabilitation is necessary to carefully process. For this to overlap the bandage. If the seams in a timely manner processed and bandages is not replaced by the fresh wounds may worsen.

The post-operative period

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The use of compression of the lower extremities necessarily in the period of rehabilitation after the implementation of the laser treatment of varicose veins of the lower extremities. After the completion of laser treatment, when will be removed the affected vein, without exception, the doctor places elastic bandage.

Further, the bandage changing on a special compression underwear. Thanks to the compression in the deep veins of the lower limbs improves blood circulation, surface blood vessels will cease to expand. Wear special stockings, tights or stockings need every day. After the operation it is forbidden to shoot even at night.

In the post-operative period you have to perform few simple rules. After the laser procedure to eliminate varicose veins a person has to move. Walking is recommended for at least 1 hour. Must for a time refrain from visiting:

  • the solarium
  • sauna;
  • spa-salons.

Are banned physical load in the gym. Preventive treatment of varicose veins consists of an active and healthy lifestyle. After the end of treatment a person should:

  • eat properly and control your weight;
  • give up the use of alcohol and cigarettes;
  • conduct both walking and cycling trips.

Doctors recommend to carry out exercises aimed at improving the elasticity of the veins.

The cost

The total cost of treatment of varicose veins using a laser consists of the following factors:

  • consultation with a doctor;
  • pre-ultrasound study;
  • anesthesia;
  • total rapid intervention;
  • postoperative monitoring by a doctor.

The cost of laser coagulation of varicose veins is also the influence of the stage of development of the disease, the localization of foci of destruction and their number.