Varicose veins can occur in different areas of the body. It develops because of malfunctioning valves inside the veins. Such valves aid the transport of blood from the body and the extremities back to the heart. Varicose veins commonly occur on the legs. Although a lot of patients experience good results from surgical procedures to eliminate varicose veins, the condition may recur. This is the reason many people prefer to undergo laser treatment procedures.
The right treatment strategy starts with the right medical provider. The best facility offers consultation with vascular specialists. You will undergo a full medical evaluation to determine the causes of your varicose veins. Advanced Vein Therapy has experts who will consider your medical history, personal treatment goals, and current lifestyle to determine the right varicose treatment that will work for you.
What is Endovenous Laser Treatment?
Endovenous laser treatment is a method to treat varicose veins without surgery. It involves tying and removing the abnormal veins while they are heated by a laser. Laser heat kills the veins’ walls and the body absorbs the dead tissue and the abnormal veins are destroyed. Almost all patients who have varicose veins are suitable for this procedure.
Soon after the treatment, the patient will be allowed to go home. But, doctors will encourage them to walk instead of driving their car. Also, patients will be asked to wear compression stockings for up to a couple of weeks.
Possible Reasons Varicose Veins Recur
One of the main reasons varicose veins recur is ineffective treatment. Usually, surgical treatments for varicose veins try to cut off blood flow to the malfunctioning vein or veins. It redirects blood flow to another nearby vein. The abnormal vein will shrink and disappear if it stops getting blood. Some procedures involve stripping the vein or remoting it entirely.
Another reason for recurrence is a progressive condition. Some of those who have varicose veins may have a strong genetic predisposition for the condition. Sometimes, the varicose veins may represent venous insufficiency, which may be a progressive or chronic medical condition. A chronic problem with varicose veins can’t be treated permanently. But, a vascular specialist can work to develop a treatment strategy that addresses the patient’s symptoms.
Moreover, varicose veins may also recur because of unresolved risk factors. Even if your treatment procedure were successful, some risk factors such as obesity and pregnancy can increase your risk of recurrence.