Purpose:
This is a minimally invasive outpatient treatment for patients with diagnosed chronic venous insufficiency whose symptoms of leg pain, swelling, discoloration, and varicose veins do not improve using conservative treatments such as compression stockings This is a minimally invasive outpatient treatment for patients with diagnosed chronic venous insufficiency whose symptoms of leg pain, swelling, discoloration, and varicose veins do not improve using conservative treatments such as compression stockings.

How it works:
• Local anesthetic is applied to the skin over the vein
• A catheter is then inserted into the abnormal saphenous vein.
• Through this catheter, laser or radiofrequency energy is applied to the inside of the vein to seal it closed.
• Patients can return home 30 min after completion of the procedure.

Where it happens:
Office

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