Frequently Asked Questions
How is a laser procedure different from surgery?
It’s minimally invasive. The entry point through which your physician gets the laser fiber to the target area is extremely small, not even requiring stitches. Surgery involves considerable preparation, general anesthesia, risk of infection, pain in the affected areas, and a lengthy recovery period …. Read full answer →
Are lasers safe?
A laser is a highly concentrated beam of light. Lasers work by delivering the light energy to the targeted tissue with extreme precision which prevents affecting the surrounding tissue. Lasers offer far less risk and complications than conventional surgery.
What is the actual procedure like?
It takes about 45 minutes and requires only local anesthesia. A thin laser is inserted through a sheath and the laser light is emitted through the fiber. You might feel some unfamiliar sensation, but it is NOT painful.Read full answer →
No, the procedure is done in an outpatient setting. Unlike the hospital based procedure, which could require 3-4 hours of your time, we will have you back to your day in about an hour.
Drink plenty of water the day of the procedure. Patients are asked not to drink caffeinated beverages before your procedure. You may eat before the procedure.
You may have some slight swelling after the procedure, but you could start seeing results immediately.
VenaCure has proved to be 97% effective. You should experience no reoccurrence in the veins that have been treated. Follow-up procedures may be desired to obtain optimal results.