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Women and men looking for an effective, non-surgical treatment for varicose veins 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 on an outpatient basis in less than an hour. In this minimally invasive procedure, laser energy is used to seal faulty veins, resulting 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 is administered to ensure patient comfort prior to beginning the procedure. Recipients can return to most 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. Contact our offce to learn more about endovenous laser ablation and to determine if this is the best option for you.
About The Vascular Institute at Teton Radiology
The Vascular Institute at Teton Radiology was opened in 2003 with the goal of bringing to the area the latest state-of-the-art treatments for varicose veins and related vascular issues. These treatments are performed by our trained and board certified interventional radiologists.Serving Idaho Falls patients and physicians for over 20 years, Teton Radiology's mission is to provide the advanced medical imaging to the patients and referring physicians of region. Teton Radiology was the first to bring 3T MRI to the area, as well as multi-voxel CT scanning, and fused PET/CT imaging. Teton Radiology is also home to Cardiac Imaging, Virtual Colonoscopy, and Laser Varicose Vein Treatment. It is this commitment to advanced medical imaging that makes Teton Radiology unique. We believe that advanced medical imaging = superior patient care.
The Vascular Institute is now seeing varicose vein patients at:
425 E. 4th N.
Rexburg, Idaho 83404
Featured Specialist for Endovenous Laser Ablation in Idaho Falls, ID
Call Now: (208) 875-2005 2001 S. Woodruff AvenueSuite 16Idaho Falls, ID 83404
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