Life After an EVLT Procedure

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A woman in scarf and vest on a walk, living a life after getting Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT) treatment.

According to the Society for Vascular Medicine more than 30 million Americans suffer from vein problems which include varicose veins and spider veins, venous insufficiency and venous leg ulcers.  Although women are affected the most, about 46% of men also experience vein problems. In the past the only treatment option for varicose veins was “vein stripping”, a surgical procedure where the vein is completely removed from the leg. But today laser energy is used to seal the malfunctioning vein; the procedure is called Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT). USA Vein Clinics has been offering EVLT since 2005. During an EVLT procedure the leg is numbed and a small incision is made to insert a very thin (less than 1 mm) laser fiber in to the diseased vein under real-time ultrasound guidance. The laser energy close the malfunctioning vein and other healthy veins take over normal blood flow in the leg immediately. Overtime the laser treated vein is absorbed by the body. After this procedure the patient can resume to normal activities and even go back to work. Your life will change in many ways after an EVLT procedure: painful symptoms such as heaviness and swelling in the legs, leg pains and cramps, restless leg syndrome, burning and itching and skin color changes will gradually improve and soon you will experience an improved change in your quality of life and mobility. Patients suffering from varicose veins often use pain medication to relive the leg pain which is not a long-term solution as the underlying condition needs treatment for pain relief. The use of pain relieving medication is not only expensive but can have adverse side effects if used for a long time. After an EVLT treatment your leg pain will be under control even without pain relief medication as the diseased vein is sealed during the procedure. Painful and restless legs cause another common problem for people suffering from varicose veins; lack of sleep leading to fatigue and lack of energy affecting your daily life. Painful and restless legs are a result of poor blood circulation in the legs caused by the malfunctioning valves in the varicose vein and after an EVLT procedure the blood flow is automatically routed to other, healthy veins allowing proper blood circulation which in turn improves pain in the legs. In addition to relieving painful and other symptoms of varicose veins Endovenous Laser Thearpy also helps to improve the patient’s mobility, leading to an active and healthy lifestyle.
If you are suffering from painful symptoms of vein disease that are affecting your mobility, sleep and overall life call (888)-628-9389 now to turn your life around.

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