Can varicosities be treated in deep veins if someone already has a DVT?

My father has varicose veins in both legs. The right leg has been operated on twice by laser ablation and it's completely fine, but the other left leg has been operated on once and after a few months he had a DVT in that left leg. The DVT for that leg has been treated and varicose vein treatment is to be done on that same leg. My father isn't getting a satisfying result from anywhere.

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2 weeks ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Firstly your father should be fully evaluated by a Board Certified Vascular surgeon preferably in a hospital setting. This will include thorough ultrasound evaluation of his deep systems. They will check to see if the deep veins are functioning correctly. He may only be a candidate for ambulatory phlebectomy to remove surface veins. He needs to be managed by someone who is experienced and a vascular surgeon.

2 weeks ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

Firstly your father should be fully evaluated by a Board Certified Vascular surgeon preferably in a hospital setting. This will include thorough ultrasound evaluation of his deep systems. They will check to see if the deep veins are functioning correctly. He may only be a candidate for ambulatory phlebectomy to remove surface veins. He needs to be managed by someone who is experienced and a vascular surgeon.


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