Lasers for perforators?

Endovenous Laser Ablation . 10 answers . 3 years ago

Is it is possible for ablating perforators by endovenous lasers?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS


3 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group

Yes, it is possible in certain cases

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

Yes, it is possible in certain cases


3 years ago by Innovative Vein

Perferator veins can also be treated with laser.

3 years ago by Innovative Vein (View Profile)

Perferator veins can also be treated with laser.


3 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Yes, it is possible and depends on size, depth, angle, etc.

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

Yes, it is possible and depends on size, depth, angle, etc.


3 years ago by The Vein Center

Yes, Endovenous Laser can be used to treat refluxing perforator veins. Insurance companies often times will not cover this treatment as they consider it to be experimental. However, in some cases doing an appeal with your insurance company can result in coverage.
If EVLT cannot be done due to location/size or insurance limitations, Sclerotherapy may also be a suitable treatment option.

3 years ago by The Vein Center (View Profile)

Yes, Endovenous Laser can be used to treat refluxing perforator veins. Insurance companies often times will not cover this treatment as they consider it to be experimental. However, in some cases doing an appeal with your insurance company can result in coverage.
If EVLT cannot be done due to location/size or insurance limitations, Sclerotherapy may also be a suitable treatment option.


3 years ago by Laser Vein Center

Yes, Endovenous Laser can be used to treat refluxing perforator veins. Insurance companies often times will not cover this treatment as they consider it to be experimental. However, in some cases doing an appeal with your insurance company can result in coverage.
If EVLT cannot be done due to location/size or insurance limitations, Sclerotherapy may also be a suitable treatment option. T Wright MD

3 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

Yes, Endovenous Laser can be used to treat refluxing perforator veins. Insurance companies often times will not cover this treatment as they consider it to be experimental. However, in some cases doing an appeal with your insurance company can result in coverage.
If EVLT cannot be done due to location/size or insurance limitations, Sclerotherapy may also be a suitable treatment option. T Wright MD


3 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD

Yes.

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

Yes.


3 years ago by Miller Vein

Yes. The alternatives include phlebectomy to remove an adjacent varicose vein which may also remove the perforator; sclerotherapy; and radiofreqency ablation.

3 years ago by Miller Vein (View Profile)

Yes. The alternatives include phlebectomy to remove an adjacent varicose vein which may also remove the perforator; sclerotherapy; and radiofreqency ablation.


3 years ago by Heart and Vein Center

Yes, it is possible to do endovenous laser for perforators. However, not every perforator needs endovenous laser treatment. They can often be treated with the use of ultrasound-guided foam Sclerotherapy as well.

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

Yes, it is possible to do endovenous laser for perforators. However, not every perforator needs endovenous laser treatment. They can often be treated with the use of ultrasound-guided foam Sclerotherapy as well.


3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Perforators can be ablated by endovenous lasers depending on there location and size. Ultrasonic guided sclerotherapy is also successful.

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

Perforators can be ablated by endovenous lasers depending on there location and size. Ultrasonic guided sclerotherapy is also successful.


3 years ago by North Shore Vein Center

It is, but the use of it to treat perforators is highly selective and, at present, is mostly overused.

3 years ago by North Shore Vein Center (View Profile)

It is, but the use of it to treat perforators is highly selective and, at present, is mostly overused.


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