Varicose Veins

 

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Dr. Hossam Makar

MSc, MD, FRCSI, FRCSC

   
   

 
           
 

25% of women and 18% of men suffer from varicose veins                                                  60% of leg ulcers are secondary to varicose veins                                                            Left untreated, 50% of patients with varicose veins will run into chronic problems                                                  Heredity is the leading factor for developing varicsose veins                                                  EVLT has a success rate of 98-99%                                                  EVLT is done at the office under local anesthetic                                                  EVLT allows return to work within 2-4 days                                                  EVLT leaves a single 3mm scar                                                  Surgery has a recurrence rate of 30-70% after 5 years                                                  Thanks for Visiting