Endovenous Laser Ablation in Bloomington, Indiana (IN)

Women and men looking for an effective treatment for varicose veins that does not include surgery or scarring may want to consider endovenous laser ablation, an advanced vein therapy that is highly effective in most cases. Endovenous laser ablation is virtually pain free and can be performed in less than an hour and without hospitalization. In this minimally invasive procedure, laser energy is used to seal faulty veins, which results in a reduction or complete closure of the vein.

A trained professional administers endovenous laser ablation to patients in a doctor office setting as an outpatient procedure. Ultrasound imaging is used to map the veins of the legs, as well as to direct the insertion and placement of a laser fiber that is used to deliver the laser energy to targeted veins. Once the provider identifies the faulty veins, a local anesthetic will be administered to ensure patient comfort prior to beginning the procedure. This treatment most often is performed in under an hour and recipients can return to regular activities, except strenuous exercise, right after the procedure. Compression stockings should be worn for one week to ensure proper healing and a follow up visit will be scheduled approximately one week after the initial treatment.

Geographical location, practitioner fees and the number of veins to be treated influence the cost of receiving endovenous laser ablation. If the endovenous laser ablation procedure is considered medically necessary in order to alleviate the pain that is often associated with varicose veins, this treatment will likely be covered by medical insurance.

Contacting a vein specialist in your area is the best way to learn more about endovenous laser ablation and to determine if this is the best option for you.


About Vascular Center and Vein Clinic of Southern Indiana


Welcome to the Vascular Center and Vein Clinic of Southern Indiana!

Located in Southern Indiana, the Vascular Center & Vein Clinic has treated thousands of patients, including those with leg pain, varicose veins, and spider veins. All treatments are FDA-approved for minimally invasive outpatient or office-base procedures.

Our growing practice serves the greater Bloomington area. Established in June 2007, the Vascular Center and Vein Clinic provides comprehensive care for your vascular health. From life-saving aortic aneurysm repair, to treating and eliminating varicose veins, we are dedicated to addressing your needs.

From Martinsville: Take 37 south towards Bloomington/Bedford. Take exit from Bloomfield Road (West 2nd Street). Turn left at light, Follow road until you reach 815 West 2nd Street.

From Columbus/Nashville Indiana: From 46 E and East 3rd Street, follow road until you reach Collage Avenue. Turn left at light. Follow College Ave until you reach 2nd Street. Turn right (west) onto West 2nd street to 815 West 2nd Street.


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