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Vascular Vein Laser Surgery in Middle East

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Middle East performing Vascular Vein Laser Surgery.

Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

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Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Was the first hospital in Turkey to receive the JCI accreditation. It is also a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA).

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Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital provides services in all specialties with its inpatient and outpatient, diagnosis, treatment and emergency service facilities and fully-equipped polyclinics.

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Florence Nightingale Istanbul Hospital

Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital is one of the few leading health care institutions, which combines state-of-the-art medical technologies with a large and experienced team and the excellent service approach adopted in all of its operations.

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About Vascular Vein Laser Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is vascular vein laser surgery?

Vascular vein laser surgery is a procedure in which varicose veins are treated using laser therapy. Laser heat damages the vein resulting in scar tissue formation. The scar tissue is what closes the vein. This causes decreased blood flow to the vein, causing it to shrink and die. The vein disappears over time. Since the vein is closed off, the blood then flows through other nearby veins instead


Types of vascular vein laser surgery?

Vascular vein laser surgery can be simple laser surgery or endovenous laser surgery.

  • Simple laser surgery: It is used for small varicose veins or spider veins. It is performed on the skin’s outside. In most cases, more than one laser treatment session is required. It may also follow surgery or endovenous laser surgery.
  • Endovenous laser surgery: It is done to treat large veins to avoid surgery. It involves passing a laser fiber through a catheter (a thin tube) into the vein. The doctor then watches the vein on a duplex ultrasound screen. A light sedative or local anesthesia is given. Short bursts of energy are delivered by the laser to heat up the vein and seal it closed. The laser allows for the entire length of the vein to be closed by slowly pulling the laser along the vein.

What is the success rate of vascular vein laser surgery?

Both the laser surgery techniques have a good success rate. However, repeat session may be required. Recurrence may happen within 2 years due to the progression of the disease in other veins. If endovenous laser treatment fails to close a vein, a second treatment will be required.


Why do I need vascular vein laser surgery?

Your doctor may recommend the treatment if your varicose veins are red, inflamed (swollen) or sore. The treatment may also be recommended if there is irritation in the skin covering the varicose veins.


Duration of the procedure/surgery

Laser surgery usually takes 45-90 minutes

Laser surgery doesn’t require stay in the hospital. It can be done in an outpatient center and a person can go home the same day.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Laser surgery usually takes 45-90 minutes

Days admitted : Laser surgery doesn’t require stay in the hospital. A person can go home the same day.

Anesthesia : It is usually done under local anesthesia or mild sedative

Risks : Risks are associated with vascular vein laser surgery which includes Bruising Pain over the vein Infection Blood clot Nerve damage Redness or swelling of the vein Burns Tightness in the legs Temporary nerve injury.

After care : You can resume regular activities after simple laser treatment. Sometimes a second session is required in case the vein doesn’t close fully. Ambulation of 1-2 hours daily is required for 1-2 weeks. Activities such as straining, heavy lifting, running, jumping and hot baths should be avoided. Painkillers may be required to avoid post surgery discomfort. Compression stockings for 1 week are required after laser treatment. Duplex ultrasound is also done in follow-up to ascertain the closure of the vein.

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