FOR Varicose Veins

1What is EVA?
Endovenous Ablation of Varicose veins is referred to as EVA(EVLA). Various technologies like Laser, Radiofrequency, Glue, Steam bubbles, and mechanical blades are used for EVA.
2Why it is performed?
it is performed to treat symptomatic varicose veins with very minimally invasive techniques.
3How it is performed?
It is performed under local anesthesia in the operating room. A small ( 2mm) puncture is made in the leg through which a laser fiber /RFA electrode/Glue catheter etc is passed into the diseased vein to block the same to prevent leakage of blood.
4What is the duration of hospitalization?
Less than a day
5What are the complications of EVA?
If carefully performed, no noteworthy complications are seen. However, few consequences’ like leg pain, swelling, bruising, altered sensation, etc are observed. All these are temporary.
6What is after care & Follow up?
Not much. The Person can resume normal work on the next day. Compression stockings and prescribed medications as advised.