Varicose Veins

     

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  Why Evlt ?
 

 

EVLT

SURGERY

Anaesthesia

Local

General

Failure rate

1-2%

30-73%

Deep Vein Thrombosis

0.3%

2-5%

Time off work

2-4 days

2-4 weeks

Bleeding

No

Could be significant

Injury to lymph vessels

No

Possible

Wound Infection No 1-5%

Bruising

Minimal

Moderate - Severe

Scars

Single 0.3 cm

5-8 cm groin scar, 2-3 cm leg scar and possibly multiple small thigh and leg scars