Laser Therapy

 

Laser technology has been used increasingly in the last 5 years in the treatment of varicose veins. Today, the most popular treatment all over the world is the internal laser closure of large varicose veins. During the procedure, a needle is first inserted into the vein. Then, a thin laser fiber is sent through a catheter up to the tip level of the varicose vein. Finally, the laser source is operated and the vessel is occluded from the inside in a controlled manner.

The most important advantages of this method are; Tens of thousands of patients are treated with this method every year in the United States and European countries. The success rate of this method is around 94-100%, and it can be applied to 70% of patients with varicose veins.

Complications (undesirable results) of this form of treatment are very few. Temporary bruising may occur in 20% of patients.

We have been applying this application since 2006, so far we have applied 912 lasers to 700 patients, and our success rate is 97%.

Capillary (vein) varicose treatment with laser
Laser treatments have made great strides in recent years. Today, lasers are used safely in many areas. It has made possible the laser treatment of vascular enlargement on the face and any part of the body, especially in the blue and red color of leg varicose veins. Laser treatments are becoming increasingly popular. Because the side effects are very few and it is possible to return to your daily activities immediately after the treatment.

Who can benefit from laser treatment?

Laser treatment is possible for women, men and even children. Laser treatment can be applied to people with fair and wheat skin. It is done in the healthiest way as it is evaluated by specialist doctors whether it is medically appropriate. It is not applied to patients with bleeding disorders, epilepsy, patients with pacemakers and pregnant women.

How often is laser treatment performed?

Usually one or two sessions are sufficient. In people with dense vascular network, 5-6 sessions and often need to be combined with foam treatment. The average between 2 sessions is 3-4 weeks. However, the number of treatments may vary depending on the number, color and size of the veins.

How long does laser treatment take?

Treatment duration varies between 15 minutes and 45 minutes.

What are the side effects and is it possible to return to normal life after treatment?

The best part of this treatment is that you can return to your daily activities immediately. There is very little pain. Slight swelling and redness may occur in the treated areas. However, these complaints regress in a few days. It is necessary not to sunbathe for 7-10 days after the application. The procedure is not usually done in the months when the sun is very intense, but if it is necessary to apply a lot, the area should be protected with sunscreen cream.

Which types of veins can be treated with laser?

Laser therapy is successfully applied in leg veins, especially in blue and red colored veins of the thin capillary type. In the treatment of capillary varicose veins, it is important to detect the nourishing branches. If such a branch cannot be found in color Doppler ultrasound, we apply the following treatment method for capillary varicose veins.