Month: May 2012

What is Laser Ablation?

Laser ablation therapy is considered a minimally invasive procedure. This means that the technology allows for the “incisionless” removal of a varicose vein. Ultrasound imaging is used to identify the vein near the knee region. An extremely small needle is used to enter the vein. A small wire is then passed into and up the […]

Is Microphlebectomy Safe?

Microphlebectomy, is an outpatient, office procedure, is the removal of a large varicose vein through a small incision in the leg. It is a safe and effective method for improving the look and feel of the leg. The results, from a cosmetic point of view and from a pain relief point of view, are almost […]