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Endovenous Laser Ablation in Columbus, Ohio (OH)

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 Vein Center at Highfield

Drs. Amanda Cooper, Timothy Smullen and Stephen Jung have helped patients throughout the Columbus, Ohio community find relief from varicose veins and spider veins through a variety of Columbus vein treatments. There are several treatments and procedures available at this facility and those interested are encouraged to speak with a medical professional on staff for a complete list of available treatments. All medical professionals at this Columbus vein treatment facility are highly trained and eager to help patients find relief from varicose veins and spider veins.

Some of the Columbus vein treatments available at this facility include compression stockings, ELVeS, endovenous laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy, intense pulse light therapy, laser and light therapy, radiofrequency occlusion, varicose vein surgery and VNUS. Venous reflux exams are also available at this facility and those interested should seek consultation for more information about these and other possible treatments and procedures available at this facility in Columbus, Ohio.


Vein Center at Highfield
Toll Free: 614-594-3425
Stephen Jung, MD
Amanda Cooper, MD
Timothy Smullen, MD

1120 Polaris Pkwy.
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43240


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