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Getting relief from your varicose veins isn’t limited to cumbersome over-the-counter compression stockings or painfully invasive surgery. You have a number of options that you can discuss with your doctor. Your options generally fall into one of two categories: thermal or non-thermal.
Thermal treatments include radiofrequency (RF) and endovenous laser therapy (EVLT). Both are minimally-invasive procedures that have been used for more than a decade. A catheter or fiber is inserted into the malfunctioning vein, then heat is used to close it off (also known as ablation). Recent clinical data shows the success rate for VenaCure EVLT treatment is 98%1.
Non-thermal treatments, such as adhesives and microfoams, are more recent developments in the area of varicose vein treatment. These, too, involve inserting a catheter into the malfunctioning vein. Because non-thermal treatments are newer technologies, their long-term success rates are not yet known or documented.
Is laser therapy with the VenaCure EVLT system right for you? Take this short quiz.
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If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may be a candidate for laser therapy with the VenaCure EVLT system. Talk with your doctor or use the Find a Vein Center link on this website to find a varicose vein treatment specialist near you.