Can varicose veins come back after endovenous laser ablation?

Endovenous Laser Ablation . 6 answers . 4 years ago

Or does the treatment permanently remove them?

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4 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

The veins treated are generally resolved, however other veins can occasionally return after years, and can be retreated if needed.

4 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

The veins treated are generally resolved, however other veins can occasionally return after years, and can be retreated if needed.


4 years ago by Innovative Vein (View Profile)

Veins that are treated and properly closed are permanently treated. They will be absorbed by the body. Any patient may develop new veins. That is variable. But with follow up vein disease can be controlled without too much difficulty.

4 years ago by Innovative Vein (View Profile)

Veins that are treated and properly closed are permanently treated. They will be absorbed by the body. Any patient may develop new veins. That is variable. But with follow up vein disease can be controlled without too much difficulty.


4 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

95% long term succes but occasionally smaller ones can appear. Usually can be treated much easier with injections.

4 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

95% long term succes but occasionally smaller ones can appear. Usually can be treated much easier with injections.


4 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

Laser ablation is very successful at treating varicose veins, with excellent long term results. The likelihood of veins coming back from the vein that's been treated is exceptionally low. However, there is no guarantee that you could not develop varicose veins from some other source, or other vein, in your leg. This would be more determined by your genetics than anything else.

4 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

Laser ablation is very successful at treating varicose veins, with excellent long term results. The likelihood of veins coming back from the vein that's been treated is exceptionally low. However, there is no guarantee that you could not develop varicose veins from some other source, or other vein, in your leg. This would be more determined by your genetics than anything else.


4 years ago by Miller Vein (View Profile)

Over 90 % of the time a vein closed by endovenous thermal ablation stays closed. This treats the underlying cause of the varicose veins which will occationally shrink the associated varicose veins following the procedure if done alone. If you also have a microphlebectomy to remove the varicose veins, that is permanent. You will always be at risk for forming other "leaking" veins which can cause new varicose veins.

4 years ago by Miller Vein (View Profile)

Over 90 % of the time a vein closed by endovenous thermal ablation stays closed. This treats the underlying cause of the varicose veins which will occationally shrink the associated varicose veins following the procedure if done alone. If you also have a microphlebectomy to remove the varicose veins, that is permanent. You will always be at risk for forming other "leaking" veins which can cause new varicose veins.


4 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Endovenous ablation eliminates the refluxing source of the varicose veins. The recurrence rate is extremely low-around 3 to 5 %. However, if varicose veins do recur, a new venous ultrasound should be done to look for the source of the veins.

4 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Endovenous ablation eliminates the refluxing source of the varicose veins. The recurrence rate is extremely low-around 3 to 5 %. However, if varicose veins do recur, a new venous ultrasound should be done to look for the source of the veins.


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