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Endovenous Laser Ablation in Woodbridge, Virginia (VA)

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 Advanced Interventional Vein and Vascular Center

At Association of Alexandria Radiologists, PC, patients have received effective and proven Alexandria varicose veins treatment in a comfortable environment. All of the proper safety measures are taken so that patients receive a safe treatment as well. Dr. Keith Sterling is a highly trained medical professional eager to help patients rid themselves of varicose veins and spider veins. These venous conditions may prove very troublesome for patients suffering from them and finding Alexandria varicose veins treatment is often a high priority.

There is a wide variety of treatments offered at this Alexandria varicose veins treatment facility. Among them are ambulatory phlebectomy, compression stockings, endovenous laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, EVLT, laser and light therapy, varicose veins surgery and VNUS. Many others are also available and patients are encouraged to explore all of their treatment options when seeking treatment at this facility. All procedures are performed using safe and advanced medical technology.


Advanced Interventional Vein and Vascular Center
Toll Free: 866-642-9710
Keith M. Sterling, M.D.
4001 Prince William Parkway
Suite 302
Woodbridge, VA 22193


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