Get answers from our experienced doctors. How it works

Endovenous Laser Ablation Questions

Can cleaning an ulcer with saline solution and silvirsulf cream along with 40 mmHg of compression heal a venous ulcer?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
I had vein ablation to my long saphenous vein December of 2017. I dont have diabetes or high blood pressure, neither do I smoke. My specialist was out of office since the procedure so I have been unable to know... Read more
I had endovenous laser ablation done. Can I fly one week after? My follow up visit isn’t until 2 weeks after.
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
I was not given a lot of instructions after my procedure. I was told to either wear the wraps or compression stockings for two weeks after, and that was it on instructions. The only compression stockings I foun... Read more
Is it safe for me to do it 6 months after SVT?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -5 answers
I had superficial vein thrombosis in both small and great saphenous veins 6 months ago. There are still thrombi in my veins. Great saphenous was ligated 12 years ago. The plan is to do ELA. The question: is t... Read more
I have swelling in my right leg and foot, before an after 2 ablations. Why is this?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -2 answers
My doctor said I should have another ablation in the calf. Scheduled May 17 this year. It seems after the second ablation the swelling is worse. Why? Read more
Is their a 3 day vein ablation procedure for both legs?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -3 answers
I was told I have venous insufficiency in both legs and that the veins running on the back side of my legs and the side of them are not functioning correctly so they suggest having a laser ablation but I was to... Read more
What are the best ways to judge a doctor’s qualifications for vein treatment?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -7 answers
My veins are in horrible shape, and I was recently told that I would need 5 different ablation procedures and 6 Sclerotherapy appointments afterwards. I had my first VNUS procedure on the greater saphenous vein... Read more
Can I get superficial veins transplanted?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -3 answers
I am only 26 but had the majority of my superficial veins removed either by Endovenous Laser or Foam Sclerotherapy. This has weakened my legs and the circulation. I wondered if it was possible to get leg vein t... Read more
I had EVLA done on both legs due to reflux. A recent ultrasound shows reflux in both femoral veins. Is this a risk factor for pregnancy (clotting)?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
Would pregnancy make deep vein reflux worse after treatment of saphenous veins? Read more
I'm wondering if treating the bulging shin veins is medically important for further problems or just cosmetic?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
I had laser ablations of both great saphenous veins five weeks ago, as well as, a follow-up foam on each leg. The doctor says he can treat bulging shin veins. The big veins hurt but these do not. He was not cle... Read more
My op was just over 2 weeks ago. After 10 days my ankle and lower leg became numb, painful with occurring shooting pains. Is this normal?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
I had no pain for 10 days after EVLT. It felt like my lower leg was numb but painful and then a shooting pain started occurring every 10 min. The pain shoots through my body. I also have like a pins and needles... Read more
Get answers from our experienced doctors.
How it works
My daughter is on methadone and wants to get EVLA. Is it safe during and after the procedure? She's been on methadone for a while and can’t stop.
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
She’s on a low dose and her doctor is weaning her off slowly and will be off in a year. Read more
In what cases is endovenous laser ablation recommended? I have no bulging veins but my doctor recommended it.
Endovenous Laser Ablation -3 answers
I have no bulging veins but the doctor still recommends ELA as a preventative measure. In what cases can it be recommended? Read more
I had a bulging vein on one leg and no bulging vein on the other. The sonographer recommended laser ablation on both legs. Was this a mistake?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
He said it is damaged and it is just a matter of time when bulging starts. I went ahead and did it. Was it a mistake? Thank you. Read more
Small Saphenous reopened after ablation. Is there any possible future harm?
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
My small saphenous vein was ablated in September 2017, but it seems that it had reopened just under the sapheno-popliteal junction. My question is the following: does this put me in any possible future harm? Co... Read more
Surgery 12-20-17 Left Leg Open Wound Since August 2017. I've been going to wound clinic for treatment, no improvement. Hospitalization 4 days.
Endovenous Laser Ablation -1 answer
Surgery 12-20-17. Open wound, L leg. Drainage continues. Non-stick gauze sticks to wound. I am experiencing dizziness and double vision since the surgery/ I am also very drowsy. Yes I take medication but it has... Read more
Get answers from our experienced doctors.
How it works

Related Articles