Almost 20% of the population suffers due to varicose veins. In contrast to popular belief, the problems of varicose veins are not just cosmetic. Varicose veins can rupture and cause severe bleeding and ulceration of the leg or foot, as well as cause uncomfortable soreness and itching. For some, they are so painful that they can make ordinary daily activities, such as walking, a chore. Most people neglect the condition until it reaches an advanced stage. In the past, surgery was the only option available to remove a varicose vein, however with advancements in technology, laser vein removal in Thousand Oaks with the Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute is a safe, effective, and FDA-approved means of removing varicose veins for good.
In the treatment for laser vein removal in Thousand Oaks, a laser diode is passed through a catheter and into the faulty vein. The intense heat from the laser beam is used to seal and shrink the varicose veins. Due to the minimally invasive nature of the treatment, patients are able to heal quickly and resume all normal activities right after treatment. The laser vein removal in Thousand Oaks at the Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute is performed by doctors licensed by the American Board of Laser Surgery. In all, laser treatment is a safe, effective, and long lasting treatment for varicose veins.