Minimal Invasive Treatment for Varicose Veins | Vascular Specialist Dr. Kushan Nanavati

Minimal Invasive Treatment for Varicose Veins

What are the treatment options for varicose veins?
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Surgery
varicose veins
Does all varicose veins patients need surgery/intervention procedure?
No. Nearly half of them can be treated with medications & specially designed elastic stockings only prescribed by qualified vascular surgeons.
How Laser/RFA treatment is done?
By doing a small puncture in diseased vein Laser/RFA fiber is introduced up to leaking valves. Then the diseased veins are occluded giving a controlled energy. Blood flow remains constant via normal venous channels.

Is it a painful procedure?
No you will not feel any pain during surgery. Can be done under local/spinal/general anesthesia. Post-surgery, minimal discomfort might be felt, which can be easily tolerated by most patients.
Results of the procedure?
Excellent outcomes..!! No scars.

When Can I walk normally after surgery?
You can walk immediately 4 hours after procedure you can walk & climb stairs too. That’s the beauty of a minimal invasive/day care procedures .
When can I restart my routine & office work?
You can attend your work from next day of surgery without any discomfort.
Can this problem occur again?
Few precautions can prevent recurrence of the problem.

  1. Wear stockings
  2. Avoid prolong standing
  3. Leg elevation during night
  4. Guided Exercises

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