YAG Laser Varicose Vein Treatment
Introducing new laser technology for the treatment of unwanted varicose veins at MédIME!
Did you know that it’s now possible to treat undesirable veins and varicose leg veins using laser technology? Dr. Jean-François Tremblay, dermatologist dedicated to the practice of cosmetic dermatology, laser and cosmetic surgery, and his team of Phlebology experts at MédIME – Montreal’s laser clinic – are proud to introduce their patients to innovative laser technology that permits the fast and effective reduction or elimination of unsightly leg veins and varicose veins located on the thighs, calves, ankles, and other body parts.
How Does Laser Vein Treatment Work?
Laser light energy selectively targets blood vessels and enables them to close or coagulate. Post treatment, these blood vessels are naturally eliminated by the body within a few days to a few weeks.
What Happens During Laser Vein Treatment?
Depending on a patient’s overall health, a series of 2 to 5 sessions are required to treat problematic veins. Each treatment lasts roughly 15 to 20 minutes, and no anaesthetic creams or needles, no incisions, nor bandages are required. During treatment, the patient may feel a mild pricking or burning sensation near the vein, which disappears once the treatment has concluded. Following the procedure, there may be some redness or minimal swelling; slight bruising may appear at the site but will diminish during the first 48 hours and fade progressively.
Laser Vein Treatment: When Should it be Used, What Are its Advantages?
Laser vein treatment permits the removal or reduction of small, unattractive veins on legs, thighs, ankles, and the rest of the body. This technology enables the further reduction of small spider or varicose veins that have not responded to sclerotherapy.
Why Combine Laser Technology with Injection Sclerotherapy?
According to a patient’s venous circulation and the type of vein(s) to be treated, one or multiple techniques may be indicated, including: laser obliteration, injection sclerotherapy, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, endoveinous laser, and surgical phlebectomy.
Following a phlebology consultation at MédIME, our clinical team members will be able to propose a treatment plan adapted to your specific needs.