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Endovenous Laser Ablation

Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) is minimally invasive treatment option provided at Delphi Clinic. With EVLA, our experienced Phlebologists can effectively treat problematic veins utilizing laser energy.

On the day of the procedure, you will be greeted by our experienced medical team, led by Dr. Zach Kidman. The treatment area will be prepared, and a sterile solution called Chlorhexidine will be applied to the legs, followed by a sterile drape. To ensure your comfort throughout the procedure, a local anesthetic will be administered. A thin laser fiber is inserted into the affected vein under the guidance of ultrasound imaging. Once the catheter is threaded into its correct position within the vein, a second tumescent anaesthetic is administered to numbs and cools the area preventing the patient from feeling any pain. The laser energy is then delivered directly to the vein, generating controlled heat. This heat causes the vein walls to collapse, effectively sealing off the problematic vein. Over time, the body naturally reabsorbs the closed vein, restoring healthy circulation and reducing the appearance of varicose veins.