Driving after having endovenous laser ablation?

Endovenous Laser Ablation . 7 answers . 3 years ago

When may I start driving after my venous procedure? I had ELA 10 days ago on right leg.

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

I tell my patients the next day is fine.
Michael D. Ingegno

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

I tell my patients the next day is fine.
Michael D. Ingegno


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

Our patients typically can drive 2 days after our EVLA and actually could drive the day of the procedure. I do not allow my patients to drive for 2 days until the light dressings come off.

Unless you have extreme pain/bruising that would cause you to have pain driving, you should definitely be able to drive at 10 days. Speak with your surgeon.

Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT.

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

Our patients typically can drive 2 days after our EVLA and actually could drive the day of the procedure. I do not allow my patients to drive for 2 days until the light dressings come off.

Unless you have extreme pain/bruising that would cause you to have pain driving, you should definitely be able to drive at 10 days. Speak with your surgeon.

Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT.


2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

You should be fine to drive after 10 days, but check with your treating physician.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

You should be fine to drive after 10 days, but check with your treating physician.


2 years ago by VeinCare Centers of Tennessee (View Profile)

My patients usually drive the next day. You should get advice from your treating physician.

Stephen F. Daugherty, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS

2 years ago by VeinCare Centers of Tennessee (View Profile)

My patients usually drive the next day. You should get advice from your treating physician.

Stephen F. Daugherty, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS


2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

You could actually have started driving 10 days ago. I have never put a driving restirction on my patients after thermal ablation. Never had a complication. Provided you wear your compression stockings, you can drive.

Dr Farhy

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

You could actually have started driving 10 days ago. I have never put a driving restirction on my patients after thermal ablation. Never had a complication. Provided you wear your compression stockings, you can drive.

Dr Farhy


2 years ago by Vein Specialists (View Profile)

The day of. I have patients who drive from my procedures to work although
most usually wait until the next day.

2 years ago by Vein Specialists (View Profile)

The day of. I have patients who drive from my procedures to work although
most usually wait until the next day.


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

You may drive immediately if you only had tumescent anesthesia. If you had any kind of sedation, then you shouldn't drive for 24 hours.

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

You may drive immediately if you only had tumescent anesthesia. If you had any kind of sedation, then you shouldn't drive for 24 hours.


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