Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy in Nashville

Make unsightly veins disappear. You no longer have to suffer.

If you’re in Nashville searching for “Endovascular Treatments Near Me”, you’ve come found the right place… that is if you’re near Midtown. We offer Fotona Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy. Nashville

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We provide Fotona Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy.

What Is Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy?

Endovenous laser treatment also known as ELT, is a minimally invasive ultrasound-guided treatment for varicose veins.

Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins which often happen to be on the thighs or calves. EndoVenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) treatments, such as Fotona, work by targeting the laser energy to the interior of a vein. This shrinks and seals shut the vein wall, inducing proper blood flow through nearby healthy veins instead.

What Are The Benefits Of Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy

The benefits are many starting with reduced aching, swelling, throbbing, night cramps, leg fatigue, itching and burning. Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy benefits those with the following conditions:

  • Spider veins
  • Reticular veins
  • Telangiectasias
  • Hemangiomas
  • Angiomas
  • Venous lakes
  • Port-wine stains

Who Is a Good Candidate For Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy

Varicose veins are not considered a serious health problem, however many discomforts can come about as a result and they can be painful. 

Esthetically, you may not be pleased with the appearance of varicose veins. If your varicose veins are sore, or red and swollen and/or inflamed, your condition could benefit from Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy. To find out whether you are a good candidate for Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy treatments schedule a consultation near you, in Midtown, Nashville.

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Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy Q&A

Symptoms Of Varicose Veins Needing Treatment

  • Frequent Leg swelling
  • Discomfort, pain and heaviness in legs
  • Leg cramps
  • Burning sensations
  • Itching around the leg and ankles
  • Any  thickening or change in color of the skin

Is Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy Safe?

Endovenous laser treatment is a minimally invasive ultrasound-guided treatment for varicose veins. 

How Long Does It Take To See Results?

Most of the veins treated become invisible immediately following the procedure. However it could take as long as 12 months for them to completely disappear. 

Are There Side Effects with Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy?

It varies according to each individual. Persistent bruising or yellowish-brown and/or blue discolouration of the skin, can occur around the treated vein, for some time following the procedure.

Is There Any Downtime Following Endovascular Venous Laser Therapy?

There is no actual downtime, as you can go home immediately following the procedure and many return to work the following day. Stockings should be worn for at least 7 days after the procedure in order to reduce the risk of pressurizing the recently treated veins. For one week following the treatment you should avoid any strenuous exercise, heavy lifting or straining. No bathing or swimming for one week. Walking is encouraged, Avoid air travel or long road trips for the first week following treatment.  

How Long Does It Take To See Results?

Most of the veins treated become invisible immediately following the procedure. However it could take as long as 12 months for them to completely disappear. 

Can I Get Varicose Veins Again After Being Treated?

The recurrence rate of varicose veins following Venous Laser Therapy is very low. However the recurrence of varicose and/or spider veins is linked to family history of bad veins, or an occupation with prolonged standing or sitting, as well as pregnancies.