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What are the Possible Side Effects or Complications from Endovenous Laser Treatment?

Endovenous laser ablation treatment is a remarkably safe, effective, and virtually painless procedure for the treatment of varicose vein and spider veins. As with any procedure, there can be side effects or complications, so it is imperative to have the procedure performed by a highly qualified specialist vein doctor.

Because endovenous laser ablation is minimally invasive, complications are rare compared to the surgical procedures used in the past to treat varicose veins. In fact, endovenous laser treatment will actually improve venous health, but if left untreated, varicose veins are progressive and will only become worse.

The most serious complication associated with endovenous laser ablation is deep vein thrombosis (a blood clot in a deep vein). Another possible complication can occur when injections cause skin infection requiring antibiotic treatment. However, both complications are extremely rare and the risks can be further decreased by carefully following the doctor’s instructions after the procedure.

Possible side effects could include temporary mild numbness, bruising, or inflammation, but overall endovenous laser treatment is a safe, highly effective and virtually pain-free treatment for the vast majority of patients.

If you would like more information regarding endovenous laser ablation treatment, please contact the Goldman Vein Institute today at one of our two convenient locations:

Jupiter 561-625-9853 or Wellington 561-790-4550 or visit us at www.goldmanveininstitute.com.

At the Goldman Vein Institute, our mission is to provide our patients with comprehensive care for varicose veins, spider veins, and other conditions caused by venous insufficiency. Our highly-qualified and experienced, board-certified vein specialists, Dr. Goldman and Dr. Varghese-Goldman, combine their extensive knowledge and experience, with the latest innovations in vein treatments.

With our offices in Jupiter and Wellington Florida, the Goldman Vein Institute serves patients from Stuart, Hobe Sound, Tequesta, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, Hialeah, Sunny Isles, Bay Harbor, Bal Harbour, Miami Beach, Aventura, Surfside, Hallandale, and Hollywood, and we welcome patients across South Florida to visit our state-of-the-art vein centers, where we provide the latest in vein treatment technology.


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